Following the 2011 Equine Endocrinology Summit, a subgroup of attendees formed a working group to provide guidance to help practitioners diagnose pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) in their patients. The clinicians included:
As a result of their meeting, the following PPID diagnosis and treatment tools are now available to all veterinarians.
Click on the thumbnails below to view the working group recommendations.
About the Summit
Attendees at the 2011 Summit in Charlestown, SC, reviewed the latest developments related to pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) and participated in roundtable discussions to identify areas where further research about the disease is needed.
The information and discussion shared at the Summit will aid researchers in developing diagnostic testing recommendations for PPID and characterizing its stages in affected horses.
Below are videos of the keynote lectures, as well as abstracts of some of the presentations.
Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Associate Professor of Physiological Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Jill Beech, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Georgia E. and Philip B. Hofmann Professor of Medicine and Reproduction
New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Click on a title below to access an abstract of the presentation.
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