2018 ACVR/IVRA Scientific Conference

The 2018 ACVR/IVRA Joint Scientific Conference was held in Fort Worth, Texas from Oct 14 to 19

Proceedings of the 2018 Joint Scientific Conference


Excellent Review Lectures

Home of the Cranial Nerves – Dr. Anna Adrian Dr Med Vet, MS, DACVR, MRCVS

Congenital Extrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts: Does CTA Make a Difference? – Dr. Andrew Parry MA VetMB CertVDI DipECVDI

Ultrasound of the Equine Coxofemoral Joint… Lessons Learned – Dr. Beth Whitcomb, DVM, MBA ECVDI (LA-Associate)

Gallbladder Disease in the Acute Abdomen – Dr. Gabriela S. Seiler, Dr. Med. Vet., DECVDI, DACVR

Uncommon Causes of the Acute Abdomen – Dr. Rachel Pollard DVM, PhD, DACVR

Imaging the post-operative abdomen: what complications to look for? what’s the best imaging modality – Dr. David J. Reese DVM, DACVR, MRCVS, MANZCVS (Assoc.)

The Equine Acute Abdomen: Imaging Options – Dr. Beth Biscoe, DVM, MS, DACVR

Normal Tissue Tolerance and Volume Effects For SBRT – Dr. Albert van der Kogel

Radiobiology of SBRT – Dr. Michael Joiner


Oh Wow! Lectures

500 Dog-Years of Awake Dog MRIs: What Have We Learned? – Gregory Berns, MD PhD

A New Approach for the Treatment of Suspensory Ligament Branch Desmitis – Bernard F. Morrey, MD

Radiology: Good, Better, BEST – N. Reed Dunnick, MD. In this lecture to the ACVR, Dr. Dunnick presents an overview of challenges facing both veterinary and physician radiologists, stressing that our groups have more similarities than differences.


Image Interpretation Session

The cases were prepared by Dr. Hock Gan Heng, DVM, M.V.S., M.S., DACVR, DECVDI of Purdue University. Cases can be accessed via the Case Studies filter as well as the links below.  Participants in the interpretation session were:

WM Chee Adams DVM, DACVR, Professor Emeritus – University of Wisconsin

Kuan-Sheng Chen MANZCVS, DVM, PhD, National Chung Hsing University

Daniela Schweizer, DVM, DECVDI, University of Bern

Chee Kin Lim DVM, BVSc, MMedVet, DECVDI, Purdue University

Erin Brinkman DVM, DACVR, Mississippi State University

Katherine Phillips DVM, DACVR, University of California-Davis