Webinar Series – In-Depth Update on Equine Tendon & Ligament Injuries – Module 2: Diagnostic Imaging of Tendon & Ligament Disease

Venue: On-Demand Webinar
Contact Hours: 2 Hours
Course Language: English
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Webinar Series – In-Depth Update on Equine Tendon & Ligament Injuries – Module 2: Diagnostic Imaging of Tendon & Ligament Disease (Recorded February 2021)


Lecture 3 – Ultrasonography of Tendon & Ligament Injuries

This webinar will cover the equipment and techniques for ultrasound examination of tendon and ligaments, including a review of the normal ultrasonographic anatomy of the palmar/plantar metacarpal/metatarsal and pastern regions

Lecture 4 – Advanced Imaging for Tendon & Ligament Disease

This webinar will review the use of ancillary ultrasonographic techniques (Doppler and Ultrasound Tissue Characterisation), together with radiographic techniques (plain, contrast, standard and CT), as well as the use of other advanced imaging such as gamma scintigraphy and MRI to assist with diagnosis and monitoring of tendon and ligament pathology. It will also include future possibilities including Positron Emission Tomography (PET).


Webinar Series Registration:   Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive the link to access the on-demand recording for a period of 8 weeks. The registration fee includes extensive electronic course notes. 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. After having taken and passed a multiple-choice question quiz, an additional certificate can be provided which confirms that the quiz was successfully completed. This certificate may then be used to request accreditation points from your local governing body / Veterinary Medical Association.

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    Roger Smith
    MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, Dipl.ECVSMR, Dipl.ECVS, FRCVS

    United Kingdom

    RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery (Orthopaedics)
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    Roger Smith is Professor of Equine Orthopaedics at the Royal Veterinary College, London, UK. He qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Cambridge University (UK) in 1987, having obtained a First for his undergraduate degree and a Cambridge Blue at swimming. After 2 years in practice, he returned to academia to undertake further clinical training as a Resident in Equine Studies at the Royal Veterinary College. Following his residency, he undertook a 3 year research project culminating in the award of a PhD for his studies on the extracellular matrix of equine tendon.

    He remained at the Royal Veterinary College, first as a Lecturer in Equine Surgery, then as Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery before his appointment as Professor in Equine Orthopaedics in December 2003.

    He holds the Diploma of Equine Orthopaedics from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and is a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Specialist in Equine Surgery. He is a Diplomate of the European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is also a Large Animal Associate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.

    In 2016, he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for meritorious contribution to knowledge and was elected to president of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in July 2017.

    He divides his time between running a specialist orthopaedic referral service within the Royal Veterinary College, where he is involved in lameness diagnostics, imaging and orthopaedic surgery, and continuing to direct research into equine tendon disease. His principal research interests are understanding the pathogenesis of tendon disease, diagnostics for tendon and ligament disease, and stem cell therapy for tendons in both horses and humans.

    He is married to a medical doctor and has two sons.

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“Top notch speaker, top notch subject and very well presented technically; clear perfect images and videos and great audio.”

Dr. Ron Genovese, US - Webinar Series - In-Depth Update of Equine Tendon & Ligament Injuries – Module 1 The Foundations – Tendon/Ligament Science & Clinical Evaluation