|Venue:||On-Demand Panel Discussion|
|Contact Hours:||3 Hours|
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Panelists:Peter Ramzan BVSc(Sydney), FRCVS – Rossdales Equine Hospital & Diagnostic Centre, UK
Dwayne Rodgerson DVM, MS, DACVS – Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, USA
Hans Wilderjans DVM, DECVS – Referral Hospital Bosdreef, Belgium
Moderator:Wayne McIlwraith BVSc, DVM, PhD, FRCVS, DSC, Dr.Med.Vet (hc), DACVS – Colorado State
PANEL DISCUSSION DESCRIPTION
The international multidisciplinary panel will discuss bone chips (osteochondral fragments) in the fetlock, carpal, coffin, tibiotarsal joints, and stifle (femoropatellar) joints. Fragments of traumatic and osteochondral/developmental origins will be discussed. Each panelist will share his views in regard to the appropriateness of removal in each location, what factors influence a recommendation for surgery or conservative therapy. Discussions on indications for removal will be based on clinical signs/failure to respond to conservative treatment or removal for later sale. This exchange will focus on fragments in the coffin, fetlock, carpal, tarsocrural and femoropatellar joints of Thoroughbred racehorses and Warmblood sport horses.
Panel Discussion Registration Process: Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive the link to access the on-demand recording for a period of 8 weeks. If you wish to receive a Certificate of Attendance after having viewed the webinar, please get in touch with us and we will send it to you electronically.
European Specialist in Equine Surgery
Graduated from Gent University, Belgium in 1987 (doctor in Veterinary Medicine).
Intern in equine hospital in South of France for 1 year.
3 years working and training as equine surgeon in equine hospital in Sussex, UK.
1992 : funding partner of the equine referral hospital De Bosdreef in Moerbeke-Waas, Belgium.
1995 : Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons.
2000 : Hospital De Bosdreef merged with the equine Hospital De Morette near Brussels.
Fully equipped equine hospital with all imaging modalities.
Together with 4 partners I now manages 2 of the most important private equine Hospitals in Belgium. 18 full time employed veterinary surgeons, only referral work.
My work involves lameness examinations and equine surgery (orthopaedics and soft tissue) with a special interest in orthopaedic surgery and laparoscopy.
Australia, United KingdomMore Info
Pete graduated from the University of Sydney 1994. He subsequently worked in the cattle industry in the Kimberley region of Northern Australia before moving to the UK in 1996. Here, he gained experience in large animal practice in the West Country (Kingston Vets, Sherborne and Horsepond Vets, South Molton) before joining the racing team at Rossdale & Partners in Newmarket in 1998. He became a partner in 2005.
Pete's clinical research interest is the early detection and improved management of racehorse orthopaedic injuries. In August 2014, CRC Press published his book The Racehorse: A Veterinary Manual - the first comprehensive textbook wholly dedicated to veterinary management of the racehorse.
In 2018 Pete was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) for Meritorious Contributions to Clinical Practice. Fellowship is the highest level of membership of the RCVS for members who have demonstrated significant original contribution in their subject.Full details
American Specialist in Equine Veterinary Surgery
Originally from Prince Edward Island, Canada, Dr. Rodgerson earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Atlantic Veterinary College. He completed a surgical internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute prior to his residency and Masters program at Auburn University. After his residency, Dr. Rodgerson joined the University of Missouri as a Clinical Instructor in Equine Surgery for one year before joining the University of Florida’s Large Animal Hospital as a Clinical Lecturer for one year and as an Assistant Professor for two years. Dr. Rodgerson returned to Hagyard as an Equine Surgeon in 2002 and is a Member of the Practice.Full details
New Zealand, United States
American Specialist in Equine Veterinary Surgery
An internationally-recognized leader in the field of equine orthopedic research and surgery, Dr. McIlwraith is a University Distinguished Professor, the Barbara Cox Anthony University Chair in Orthopaedics, the Founding Director of the Colorado State University Orthopaedic Research Center, and a member of the Executive Advisory Board Member of Colorado State University’s Translational Medicine Institute, where he has been further honored by being the namesake of that Institute’s facility.
Dr. McIlwraith is a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), as well as the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR). He is a Past-President of the ACVS, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), and the Veterinary Orthopedic Society (VOS).
Dr. Wayne McIlwraith’s research interests include equine orthopaedic surgery, joint disease research, as well as osteoarthritis therapy (including gene therapy and stem cell therapies), articular cartilage repair, early diagnosis in osteoarthritis, and pre-fracture disease using imaging and fluid biomarkers.
Dr. McIlwraith obtained his veterinary degree from Massey University, New Zealand, was in practice in New Zealand and the UK followed by an internship at the University of Guelph, Canada and a surgical residency at Purdue University. He also obtained MS and PhD degrees from Purdue University. Since 1979 he has been a faculty member at Colorado State University. He also has a referral equine orthopaedic surgical practice based in Southern California and is a consultant and surgeon for clients elsewhere in the US and Ireland, England, France and New Zealand.Full details