13th Annual Congress of Italian Association of Equine Veterinarians
27. – 28. 1. 2007 Bologna, Italy.
The Italian Association of Equine Veterinarians – SIVE (Società Italiana Veterinari per Equini) has once again put together a wonderful program for its annual meeting. English and Italian are the official languages (simultaneous translation provided). Equine practitioners are encouraged to attend the meeting and enjoy the State-of-the-Art lectures presented by internationally recognized experts.
The meeting will be held on January 26 – 28, 2007 in Bologna, Italy, offering an exceptional setting for combining continuing education and entertainment. Invited Speakers (Lectures, slides and notes in English with simultaneous translation into Italian):
Gianluca Autorino, DVM, Istituto Zooprofilattico del Lazio, Rome, Italy
Topics: Zoonosis transmitted by horses. Part I; Zoonosis transmitted by horses. Part II
Peter Daels, DVM PhD Dipl ACT & Dipl ECAR, Keros, Equine Embryo Transfer Center, Passendale, Belgium
Topics: Induction of lactation in the mare
Fabio Del Piero, DVM PhD Dipl ACVP, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Topics: Infective Diseases. Part I; Infective Diseases. Part II
B. Driessen, DVM PhD Dipl ECVPT & Dipl ACVA, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Topics: Balanced anaesthesia with IV Lidocaine constant rate infusion in horses undergoing soft tissue surgery; Anaesthetic management of the equine patient at risk of major blood loss; Anesthesia in horses with catastrophic bone injuries.
Massimo Magri, Med Vet, Clinica Veterinaria Spirano, Spirano, BG, Italy
Topics: Abdominal ultrasound in case of colic syndrome: how to do it, normal and clinical cases
P. Pageat, DVM, MSC PhD, Dipl FVS & Dipl ECVBM-CA, Pherosynthese Research Centre, le Rieu Neuf, Saint Saturnin d’Apt, France.
Topics: Ethology of the horse: general principles; Communication in the horse; Behavioural management of horses during physical examination; Behavioural vices; Behavioural approach to the athletic horse.
H. Sieme, Prof Dr Med Vet, Institute of Reproductive Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany
Topics: Current status of cryopreservation of stallion spermatozoa: basic and applied aspects; Techniques for evaluating semen quality of stallions; Factors affection pregnancy rates of mares in an AI-program using cooled stallion semen; Effect of the inseminate on sperm function and sperm elimination in the uterus of mares.
M. Troedsson, DVM PhD Dipl ACT & Dipl ECAR, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, FL, USA
Topics: Equine endometritis: Still an important problem in practice; Diagnosis and treatment aspects of equine placentitis; Clinical importance of sperm transport and elimination from the mare’s reproductive tract; Infertility caused by ovarian abnormalities.
G.W. Trotter, DVM MS Dipl ACVS, Weatherford, TX, USA
Topics: Acupuncture – application in a performance horse practice; Manipulative therapy (chiropractic/osteopathy) – Helping to improve skeletal mobility; Case presentations – Using acupuncture and manipulative therapy; Nutraceuticals and their role in joint disease.
M.J. Wildenstein, Farrier, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, NY, USA
Topics: Therapeutic shoeing for lesions of the distal phalanx; Therapeutic shoeing for arthritis/arthrosis; Therapeutic shoeing for palmar/plantar hoof conditions; Trimming and shoeing for deviations within the limb.
H. Wilderjans, Dr Dipl ECVS, Dierenkliniek De Bosdreef, Moerbeke-Waas, Belgium
Topics: Equine laparoscopy: diagnostic laparoscopy; Laparoscopy in the horse: New laparoscopic techniques and overview of current laparoscopic surgeries; Assisted recovery methods in horses after anaesthesia; A modified one-man rope assisted recovery technique using a tail-rope stopper: Equipment, technique and results in more than 7000 recoveries.
SIVE (Elena Piccioni) – Società Italiana Veterinari per Equini
Palazzo Trecchi – Via Trecchi 20
26100 Cremona, ITALY
Ph: +39 0372 403502
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