Webinar – Usefulness & Limitations of Power Doppler Ultrasonography in Equine Orthopaedics

Venue: On-Demand Webinar
Contact Hours: 60 mins
Course Language: English
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Webinar – Usefulness & Limitations of Power Doppler Ultrasonography in Equine Orthopaedics (Recorded August 2020)


This webinar aims for veterinarians to become familiar with power doppler ultrasonography, with research findings from the human field and how it can be applied in the equine sector.



Power doppler is three times more sensitive than conventional colour Doppler and is particularly useful for detecting areas of ischaemia and hyperaemia in areas of inflammation. In this webinar sports medicine specialist Ana Boado reports on her experience with power doppler ultrasonography over the past 7 years and how she uses it clinically as a diagnostic tool and for decision-making in regard to rehabilitation of horses. Injuries to the following structures will be comprehensively covered through images and videos: suspensory ligament origin and branches, flexor tendons and check ligaments, digital flexor tendon sheath, collateral ligaments etc. Dr. Boado will also address the use of power doppler to monitor the healing process of ligaments and tendons and to assess subclinical lesions identified during lameness or pre-purchase examinations in regards to clinical relevance.


Webinar 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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    Ana Boado
    DVM, Dipl. ACVMSR, Dipl.ECVSMR, Cert Es (Orth), MRCVS


    European and American Specialist in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Equine)
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    Ana qualified from the University of Madrid (Complutense), Spain in 2001 and went on to perform an internship at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket. After spending some time in ambulatory equine practice, she did a residency in Equine Orthopaedics at the University of Edinburgh. She became certificate in Equine Orthopaedics in 2008 and a Diplomate of the American (2016) and European (2019) College of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Ana works as a consultant in Equine Orthopaedics and imaging for private clinics and referral hospitals as well as in first opinion practice in sports Medicine, lameness diagnosis and management of sports horses, especially dressage. Ana has published several clinical articles in peer-reviewed veterinary Journals and lectures regularly in CPD lectures. 

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