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Equine Colic Exam: Improving Workup with Diagnosis
Presented by: Dr. Banjamin R. Buchanan, DVM, DAVECC

Duration: 1 h, 1 minute

Thoroughly evaluating patients suspected of colic can cost you time, energy, and even money. Would you like to hear from a board-certified equine practitioner on their methods of colic evaluation? Watch this 1-hour webinar and gain a firm understanding of the complete diagnostic workup for suspected colic cases in equine patients. Through physical exam, imaging modalities, laboratory diagnostics, and other diagnostic tools, Dr. Benjamin Buchanan, DACVIM, DACVECC will outline the proper progression and workflow of colic examinations. Interpretation of examination and diagnostic results will bring everything together to give you a complete understanding of how to plan for suspected colic cases.

What you’ll learn:

  • Understand proper progression and steps used during colic examinations
  • Learn how ultrasound can improve dignostic accuracy
  • Learn about other tools that can be useful in diagnosis, e.g. abdominocentesis
  • Understand the decision tree when working up suspected colic cases


Presented By: Dr. Benjamin R. Buchanan, DVM, DACVIM, DAVECC

Dr. Ben Buchanan

Benjamin Rice Buchanan, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC graduated from Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine. He received Diplomate ACVIM (large animal) status in 2005 from the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine and Diplomate ACVECC (large animal) status in 2006 from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. Since 2005, he has practiced veterinary medicine at Brazos Valley Equine Hospitals and has held the title Vice President and managing partner since 2014. In 2012, he was awarded Texas Equine Veterinarian of the Year by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Buchanan is also a Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society member. On colic, Dr. Buchanan has lectured extensively and been published in textbooks and journals.