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Coronavirus Infection in Horses (ECoV)

It’s the talk of the town: Coronavirus. But instead of stocking up on toilet paper (okay, we may have done that, too), we found ourselves curious about the horse-afflicting virus of the same name. Equine coronavirus—or ECoV—brings on some similar symptoms in horses that COVID-19 does in humans, but it cannot be transmitted between the …

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Equine Cardiac Arrhythmias & Remote ECG Monitoring

Horses—sport horse breeds in particular—have large hearts built for demanding physical exertion and stamina. However, cardiac arrhythmias are still extremely common. And although horses will typically present for a cardiovascular workup on the basis of “poor performance,” the cause and treatment can vary widely depending on the underlying etiology and type of arrhythmia. While some arrhythmias are …

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Interview with Dr. Med. Vet. Boulet: Managing Atrial Fibrillation with the Piavet System

Text by Hana Autin, Representative of Piavita France It’s our pleasure to have Dr. Cédric Boulet, from the Clinic Vet’Arenes agreed to interview with us after using the Piavet System on a regular basis for over 6 months. P: Piavita teamB: Dr. Cédric BouletP: You’ve been using the Piavet System for 6 months now. How has our …

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Equine Dental Procedures

Image by The Royal Veterinary College Dental procedures (non-surgical and surgical) in horses will, often times, require the use of sedation to guarantee safety for both the patient and the veterinary care team. Veterinarians often choose a preferred combination of sedation when performing dental procedures. Two important goals during equine dental procedures are to provide the …

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Continuous Remote Health Monitoring of Horses is already a reality: The Barkhof Case

The Head of the Equine Clinic Barkhof, Dr. med. vet. Heinz Jaugstetter, purchased the Piavet System with a vision to continuously and remotely monitor the vital parameters of his patients. This begins with a check-up at the time of admission, one hour before the operation, when the horse is laying down, during the operation, in the recovery phase and finally post-operative when the patient is then being …

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User Story: Oakham Veterinary Hospital – Enhancing critical care

Text by Björn Anders, Manager of Piavita Germany Piavita starts a collaboration with Oakham Veterinary Hospital – Enhancing critical care. Dr. Adam Redpath of the University of Nottingham and Oakham Veterinary Hospital has developed an exciting collaboration with Piavita AG to enhance the post-operative monitoring of horses in the hospital’s newly equipped Critical Care Unit. The Piavet system provides …

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