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This presentation will cover some of the newest imaging technologies that are currently accessible to private practice and research institutions. Emphasis will also be placed on contrast based imaging for clinical and research situations.

Available with advanced booking only. Tickets are £40.00.

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There are several image based diagnostics currently used in veterinary medicine including radiography, ultrasonography, thermography and much more. Some of the latest advancements have been made in the field of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). While most of these advancements are being made in research, some of these newer technologies are available for client owned animals. This presentation will cover some of the newest imaging technologies that are currently accessible to private practice and research institutions. Emphasis will also be placed on contrast based imaging for clinical and research situations. Participants will be exposed to leading edge technology including augmented reality, virtual reality and computer image enhancements that are currently available and being used to display and modify images captured from CT, MRI and more. Last, several case examples of avian and exotic animal patients will be discussed showing use of these new modalities for clinical and research case management.


Speakers

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    Dr Scott Echols
    DVM, Diplomate ABVP- Avian Practice
    Dr Scott Echols is an avian specialist veterinarian living in Salt Lake City, Utah and practicing throughout the United States. Dr Echols graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. His awards include the 2005 TJ Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year, Texas Veterinary Medical Association 2007 Non-Traditional Species Practitioner of the Year, 2017 Wellcome Images Award Finalist and Texas A&M 2018 Distinguished Alumnus. Dr Echols splits his time between clinical practice, research, developing new imaging technologies and running several businesses. One of his companies, Scarlet Imaging, has created innovated contrast agents such as BriteVu that have changed our understanding of anatomy in health and disease of animals ranging from fish to humans. Dr Echols also started the Grey Parrot Anatomy Project in effort to develop a better understanding of avian, and other animal, anatomy.
ICARE 2019
London, UK