Panel Discussion – Controversial Topics in Equine Wound Care (Part 2)


Panel Discussion
Date: Tue 28th Jul 2020
Venue: All upcoming Live & Past Panel Discussions - EU
Contact Hours: 3 Hours
Course Language: English
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Early Booking Deadline: Wednesday 1st January 2020
Registration Deadline: Thursday 31st December 2020

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Panel Discussion – Controversial Topics in Equine Wound Care - Part 2


Date:  28th July, 2020    Time:  19:00h - 22:00h CET (live) & access to on-demand viewing of recording

Book Part 1 (Webinar Series) & Part 2 (Panel Discussion) together and receive a discount!


Panelists:Dean Hendrickson   DVM, MS, DACVS – Colorado State Univ., USA
Patrick Pollock   BVMS, PhD, CertES(Soft Tissue), DECVS, FHEA, FRCVS – Univ. of Edinburgh, Scotland
Dylan Gorvy   BSc, BVSc, PhD,CertES(Soft Tissue), DECVS – Mälaren Hästklinik, Sweden
Moderator:Justin Perkins   BVetMed, MS, CertES, DECVS, MRCVS – Royal Veterinary College, UK

The panel discussion can either be booked together with the webinar series on 'New Developments in Equine Wound Care' or as a stand alone offering.    All three panellists have vast experience with wound care in horses and will represent North American and European views and approaches to the international audience.   Each one of them holds strong views and opinions and they will debate the following controversial subjects:

  • Casts are not a safe way to manage wounds
  • Old Wounds – To close or not to close?
  • Wounds in areas of high motion (i.e. hock, carpus, fetlock & stifle) - Do they invariably break down?
  • Use of antibiotics in acute & chronic wound management - Are we being responsible in the dawn of the post-antibiotic era?

*Participants are encouraged to send in questions to prior to the panel discussion.  There will also be the opportunity to raise questions during the discussion.


Panel Discussion Registration Process:    Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive an invitation to the live panel discussion in due course.  The panel discussion will be recorded and after the session has taken place, you will receive the link to access the on-demand recording for a period of 8 weeks. The course fee includes a certificate of attendance, that will be issued once the webinar series/webinar has ended and your attendance has been confirmed.

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    Patrick Pollock
    BVMS, PhD, CertES(Soft Tissue), Dipl.ECVS, FHEA, FRCVS

    United Kingdom

    European & RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Patrick qualified from the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1998 and after a spell in mixed general practice in North East Scotland undertook an Internship and Residency in Large Animal Surgery at University College Dublin, Ireland followed by a Lectureship in Large Animal Surgery at the same institution.  He became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2004. Following this Patrick worked as senior surgeon in the Large Animal Hospital at the University of Copenhagen Dublin before returning to The Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland as Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery. Patrick recently took on the post of Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh.

    Patrick has recently performed surgery across the UK, and in Ireland, Scandinavia, France, the USA, the Middle East and Africa. He has taken the lead in development of dynamic overground endoscopy, and has clinical interests in minimally invasive surgery, standing surgery, wound healing and all aspects of performance investigation and the equine upper airway. Patrick is a consultant to the Veterinary Wound Healing Library and has published widely in books and peer-reviewed veterinary journals and lectures regularly at national and international courses/conferences on equine surgery. In addition Patrick has an interest in working equidae and has travelled widely in the developing world providing clinical training for local veterinary surgeons and animal owners.
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    Dylan Gorvy
    BSc, BVSc, PhD, CertES(Soft Tissue), Dipl.ECVS


    European Specialist in Equine Veterinary Surgery
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    Dylan studied veterinary science at Bristol University, in the UK. Following an internship in equine surgery at the Royal Veterinary College in London, he moved to Manchester where he investigated the role of growth factors in abdominal adhesion formation. After completing his PhD in 2003, he undertook a three-year surgical residency at Liverpool University, before moving to Sweden with his wife and three children.

    Dylan works as a surgeon at Mälaren Hästklinik, one of busiest hospitals in Skandinavia. He is a recognised European specialist in equine surgery, having obtained the Diploma in 2008 (Dipl. ECVS). He has lectured internationally in equine wound management.

    Since December 2020, he has been working as chief surgeon at the equine clinic at Uppsala University.

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    Dean Hendrickson
    DVM, MS, Dipl.ACVS

    United States

    American Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Clinical Interests: Equine Endoscopic Surgery including Laparoscopy, Arthroscopy and Flexible Endoscopy, Wound healing, Lameness. Research Interests: Laparoscopic Surgical Approaches, Wound Healing, Pain Relief, Teaching Methods

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    Justin Perkins
    BVetMed, MS, CertES, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    European Specialist in Equine Surgery
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    Justin graduated from the RVC in 1997 and completed a Junior Clinical Training Scholarship at the RVC in 1998. He then completed 3-year Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Equine Surgery and Masters of Science at the University of Edinburgh and Auburn University, U.S.A. He worked as a lecturer in Equine Surgery at University College Dublin, Ireland before returning to the RVC in 2003 as a lecturer in Equine Surgery.

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