Dr. Eric Parente Speaks About Advances in Airway Surgery
Friday, September 28, 2012
The free lecture is part of Penn Vet’s First Tuesday Lecture Series Tuesday, October 2, 6:30-7:30 PM
[September 27, 2012; Kennett Square, PA] –On Tuesday, October 2, New Bolton Center will present Airway Surgery: Is it any easier now for your horse to breathe? 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 October 2nd lecture will be a presented in New Bolton Center’s Alumni Hall by Eric J. Parente, DVM, DACVS and professor of large animal surgery at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center. “Much has changed since one of the landmark surgeries for roaring was performed over 40 years ago, just down the road,” said Dr. Parente. “Both the latest in diagnostic tools, like over ground exercising endoscopy, and the latest treatments of the major respiratory abnormalities will be discussed to enable those who attend the lecture to be more informed owners and trainers.” Dr. Parente’s clinical and research expertise focuses on performance evaluation as well as issues of the upper airway, laryngeal dysfunction, neuropathy and equine sinus surgery.
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 headshaking syndrome (November), the critically ill foal (December) and metabolic disease in horses (January).
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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