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Archive for June, 2017

Dynamic Endoscope Expands Ability To Diagnose Equine Breathing Issues

Monday, June 26th, 2017

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Oregon State University has a new state-of-the-art scope for diagnosing upper airway disorders in horses. The portable Optomed dynamic endoscope allows veterinarians to see a horse’s airway under a variety of conditions, in any environment. The custom-made scope is so new there are only a few currently being used in […]

Milovancev Research May Help Surgeons

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Cats with feline injection-site sarcoma (FISS) often have noncancerous tissue removed with their tumors as a precaution. This can have detrimental effects on felines, so Dr. Milan Milovancev, professor of small animal surgery, is studying ways to be more precise in determining which tissues are noncancerous. “Older studies showed that if you had bigger margins, […]

The Pros in Central Sterile Are Not Dishwashers

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Every Certified Veterinary Technician is trained to properly clean surgical instruments, but Shelley Brown and Ruth Mandsager take it to the next level. Shelley Brown has worked in the Central Sterile department of the hospital for six years. She is solely responsible for cleaning and sterilizing all the dirty equipment that is generated daily by […]

Class of 2021: Another Great Group Of Students

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Each incoming class of veterinary students has it’s own unique ‘personality’. Among other things, the Class of 2021 will be remembered for being the first with 69 members, rather than 56. They are part of a new growth initiative that will include expansion of Magruder Hall (see previous story). The Class of 2021 was selected […]

Students Plan Service Trip

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

The Oregon State International Veterinary Student’s Association (IVSA) will be traveling to Ometepe, Nicaragua in August for their annual veterinary service trip. This group of dedicated veterinary students will be conducting six days of free clinics on an island that has no regular veterinary care for their animals. The clinics include physical exams, de-worming, vaccinations, spays, neuters, […]

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