The Different Names for Navicular Syndrome

Dr. Kyla Ortved explains the terminology veterinarians and horse people use to describe navicular syndrome and what it all means.
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The Different Names for Navicular Syndrome
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Dr. Kyla Ortved explains the terminology veterinarians and horse people use to describe navicular syndrome and what it all means.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, “Podotrochlosis (aka Navicular Syndrome) Update.” Listen to the full recording here.

Dr. Kyla Ortved explains the terminology veterinarians and horse people use to describe navicular syndrome and what it all means.11/13/2018 14:30

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Kyla Ortved, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, ACVSMR, is an assistant professor of large animal surgery at University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Guelph in 2006 and completed her large animal surgical residency training at Cornell University in 2010. Following her residency, Kyla went on to obtain a PhD in equine cartilage repair at Cornell. In 2016, she joined the large animal surgery faculty at New Bolton Center, where she focuses on orthopedic surgery and research on gene and cell therapies for improving cartilage repair and preventing osteoarthritis.

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