BEVA Gastroenterology Updates

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Event date

27 March 2018

Venue location

The Park Royal Hotel
Stretton Road


Sarah Bishop, 01638273555

Event type

Partner events


Professor Debbie Archer BVMS PhD CertES(ST) DipECEVS MRCVS, Mr David Rendle BVSc MVM CertEM(IntMed) DipECEIM MRCVS, Professor Gayle Hallowell MA VetMB CertVA Dip ACVIM MRCVS and Dr Tim Mair BVSc PhD DEIM DESTS DipECEIM AssocECVDI MRCVS


BEVA member: £50

BEVA student member: £25

Non-BEVA member: £100

Event Description

This North West Regional Meeting offers an opportunity to be brought up to date with developments in equine gastroenterology that are relevant to ambulatory equine practice and to discuss areas of controversy and difficulty. Recent evidence will be be reviewed by the panel of speakers who will also be able to fall back on their substantial collective experience.

Key Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand risk factors for colic and how to minimise them in the real world
  • Appreciate the differences between squamous and glandular gastric disease
  • Develop a logical approach to the management of glandular gastric disease
  • Understand the efficacy of different fluid therapy strategies in managing large colon impactions 
  • Understand the options that are available for management of large colon displacements and when they are indicated 
  • Become confident in advising owners of horses that have undergone colic surgery
  • Gain confidence in investigating and managing incisional complications following laparotomy

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