TÄ Carolin Gerdes

2009 –2018
Tierärztin im Diagnostic Centre, Rossdales LLP, Newmarket, UK
Orthopaedics, Diagnostic Imaging, Sports Horse Medicine and Rehabilitation

2016
Chiropractor nach IAVC und IVCA
(International Academy for Veterinary Chiropractic und International Veterinary Chiropractic Association)

Seit Mai 2018
Leitung der orthopädischen Abteilung der Pferdeklinik Hochmoor GmbH

Arbeitsschwerpunkte
Orthopädie, Bildgebende Verfahren, Sportpferdemedizin, Chiropraktik

 

Presentations and speaker engagements

INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

  • London Vet Show in London, UK, 2017, 2016 and 2015

Titles: When is a back problem really a back problem?; Imaging Workshop; Improve your skills: radiography of the distal limb; Practical Diagnostic Imaging: What’s your diagnosis?

  • Equitana – Tagung über Pferdekrankheiten in Essen, Germany, 2015 and 2013

Titles: Contrast radiography of the digital flexor tendon sheath; Diagnostic imaging of the “Kissing Spine Syndrome”; Ultrasonography of the stifle joint

  • European Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Annual Meeting in London, UK, 2011

Title: Ultrasonography is superior to radiography for the detection of subchondral bone changes in the medial femoral condyle of horses

 

NATIONAL MEETINGS

  • National Association of Veterinary Physiotherapists Conference, 2015

Title: Poor performance investigations in horses

  • British National Student Equine Veterinary Symposium, Bristol University, UK, 2015

Title: Poor performance investigations

  • British Veterinary Nursing Association in Telford, UK, 2014

Title: The nursing role in the lameness work-up

 

COURSE LECTURING & OTHER SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • BEVA Southern Regional Meeting (Back Problems), Hicksted, UK 2018

Title: Diagnostic Imaging of the back

  • Ultrasound of the Mid-Distal Limb for Equine Practitioners (VetPD) in Hannover, Germany 2018

Titles: The flexor tendons and check ligaments; Suspensory ligament – forelimb vs hindlimb; Fetlock joint region; Carpus and Carpal sheath

  • Equine Hindlimb Lameness Diagnostics & Therapies (VetPD) in Fethard, Ireland 2017

Titles: Lameness examination – does it matter how it is done?; Foot, pastern and fetlock – conditions & therapy; Hip joint, pelvis and sacroiliac region – diagnostics; Hip joint, pelvis and sacroiliac region – conditions and therapy; Conventional systemic & intra-articular joint therapies

  • Webinare (The Webinar Vet), 2017 und 2018

Titles: Distal limb radiography; Approach to lameness investigations, Ultrasonography of the stifle joint

  • Veterinary Management of the Geriatric Horse (BEVA) in Buckinghamshire, UK, 2017

Title: Osteoarthritis – Investigation and Management

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (BEVA) in Newmarket UK 2017

Title: Ultrasonography of the back and pelvis

  • Equine Hindlimb Lameness Diagnostics & Therapies (VetPD) in Dubai, UAE, 2017

Titles: Lameness examination – does it matter how it is done?; Foot, pastern and fetlock – conditions & therapy; Hip joint, pelvis and sacroiliac region – diagnostics; Hip joint, pelvis and sacroiliac region – conditions and therapy; Conventional systemic & intra-articular joint therapies

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Equine Practitioners (VetPD) in Alicante, Spain, 2017

Titles: Anatomy & conditions of the flexor tendons and check ligaments; Digital flexor tendon sheath & annular ligament; Suspensory ligament; The fetlock region, The neck; Hip joint and pelvis

  • Equine Hindlimb Lameness Diagnostics & Therapies (VetPD) in Ocala, Florida, 2017

Titles: Lameness examination – does it matter how it is done?; Foot, pastern and fetlock – conditions & therapy; Hip joint, pelvis and sacroiliac region – diagnostics; Hip joint, pelvis and sacroiliac region – conditions and therapy; Conventional systemic & intra-articular joint therapies.

  • Equine Ultrasound-Guided Injection Techniques & Cell- Based Regenerative Therapies (InGenion/VetPD) in Lichfield, UK

Titles: Cervical & Thoracolumbar Facet joint injections; Conventional Systemic & intra-articular joint therapies

  • Equine Scintigraphy Workshop (Pferdeklinik Bargteheide) in Germany, 2016

Titles: Preparation of the patient and sedation; Cases with hip, pelvis and SI-joint problems; Comparison between findings of race- and show horses

  • Equine Behaviour Modification Techniques (BEVA) in Buckinghamshire, UK, 2016 and 2017

Title: Pair related causes of unwanted ridden behaviours

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Equine Practitioners (VetPD) in Helsinki, 2015

Titles: The back (including ultrasound guided injections); Stifle joint; Hip joint and pelvis; How to get the most out of your ultrasound machine; Anatomy and conditions of the foot

  • Lahmheiten der Vordergliedmaße (Tierklinik Hochmoor) in Germany, 2013

Titles: Orthopaedic diagnostic imaging; Ultrasonography of the structures in the foot; Ultrasonography of the digital flexor tendons; Limb deformities in foals; Diagnosing fractures

  • Nottingham University - guest lectures to veterinary medicine students, 2013 and 2012
  • Cambridge university – guest lectures to veterinary medicine students, 2017 and 2015

Title: Recognition of lameness

  • Newmarket Orthopaedic Discussion Group (Rossdales), UK, 2013

Title: National Hunt horses  - the referral population at Rossdales Equine Hospital

 

Publications

  • Gerdes C & Head MJ (2011): Ultrasonography is superior to radiography for the detection of subchondral bone changes in the medial femoral condyle of horses. Vet Radiol. and Ultrasound 52, 698
  • Gerdes C (2015): “Diagnosis and Treatment of conditions of the digital flexor tendon sheath” Erkrankungen der Fesselbeugesehnenscheide – eine diagnostische und therapeutische Herausforderung. pferde spiegel; 18(1): 2-6
  • Gerdes C (2014): “Contrast radiography of the digital flexor tendon sheath”   Röntgenologische Kontrastmittelaufnahme nach Fiske-Jackson zur Beurteilung der Manica flexoria. pferde spiegel; 17(1): 2-6