Suspensory Ligament Diseases in the Performance Horse: A free lecture at New Bolton Center
Friday, February 17, 2012
[February 16, 2012; Kennett Square, PA] –On Tuesday, March 6, New Bolton Center will present Suspensory Ligament Diseases in the Performance Horse. The lecture is part of the First Tuesdays Lecture Series at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, PA. The series offers the public open lectures on equine topics, at no charge, the first Tuesday of each month.
The March 6th lecture will be a presented in New Bolton Center’s Alumni Hall by Suzanne Stewart DVM. Dr. Stewart, a graduate of the Veterinary School of the University College Dublin, Ireland, will be talking about the diagnosis, treatment and management of suspensory inflammation, particularly as it pertains to the performance horse. The lecture will address surgical treatment options and intra-lesional injection with bone marrow, platelet rich plasma or stem cells. Dr. Stewart is a resident in large animal surgery at New Bolton Center.
The First Tuesday Lecture Series offers faculty and clinicians at New Bolton Center an opportunity to share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. Upcoming lecture topics include what qualifies as an emergency (April), first aid and emergency stabilization (May) and eye cancer in horses (June).
For a complete list of scheduled lectures visit http://www.vet.upenn.edu/FirstTuesdays.
Though the lectures are free, seating is limited. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world's premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the School was built on the concept of Many Species, One Medicine. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the School serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients, from pets to horses to farm animals at our two campuses. In Philadelphia, on Penn's campus, are the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital for companion animals, as well as classrooms, laboratories and the School's administrative offices. The large-animal facility, New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, Pa., encompasses hospital facilities for the care of horses and food animals as well as diagnostic laboratories serving the agriculture industry. The School has successfully integrated scholarship and scientific discovery with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
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