A Review of Imaging Options for Subtle Lamenesses

Ten years ago, if your horse turned up lame, chances are the problem would be obvious and the diagnosis easy. Today’s more astute horse owner is far more in tune with his or her horse, and we’re seeing more subtle lamenesses stemming from all parts of the body. Unfortunately, this can make diagnosing today’s lame horse a bit trickier. That’s where nuclear medicine comes in.

During the 2014 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 6-10 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Anthony Pease, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVR, section chief of diagnostic imaging at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, in East Lansing, described the current diagnostic imaging

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