Thank you for your interest in The Royal Veterinary College. This is the latest edition of our newsletter — Clinical Connections.
At a European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) event held at the RVC there was discussion about the future of the veterinary profession.
An eight-year-old thoroughbred gelding was brought in from the field lame four weeks prior to presentation. The referring vet identified a right hind lameness that failed to respond to rest.
A cat that had severe neurological deficits as a result of a large intracranial meningioma made a full recovery after the tumour was removed by RVC surgeons.
A three-year old springer spaniel with a severe form of immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia was successfully treated with plasmapheresis, enabled by the use of a CRRT machine.
Some of the most common surgical cases treated by the Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Ophthalmology teams at RVC Small Animal Referrals.
Jonathan Williams, Lecturer in Anatomic Pathology, discusses the work of the anatomic pathology team focussing on diagnostic biopsies and principles of providing good samples.
Rosanne Jepson and Zoe Halfacree, co-chairs of the Infection Control Group, discuss infection control in the context of worldwide concern about the use of antibiotics.
A Newfoundland suffering from recurrent neck pain, due to nerve root compression, was helped by a multimodal approach involving different clinical teams working together.
Jo Hedley, Head of the Exotics and Small Mammals Service, discusses a sulcata tortoise, referred to the RVC Exotics Service for assessment and treatment after a dog attack.
Studies on brachycephalic dog breeds and birth problems; cavalier King Charles spaniels’ toddler-like gait and how equine elastic resistance bands can address dynamic stability.
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