Indiana Association of Equine Practitioners

Timothy B. Lescun, BVSc, PhD

IAEP Fall Meeting

Wednesday November 1st, 2017
8am – 5pm
6 hours of Continuing Education

 Reservations Due by Wednesday October 18th, 2017

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Timothy B. Lescun, BVSc, PhD
Associate Professor, Large Animal Surgery
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine

Welcome Timothy B. Lescun

Dr. Timothy Lescun attended veterinary school at the University of Melbourne in Australia and graduated in 1994. In 1999, he began his residency at Purdue University, earning his Certification as a Diplomate: American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2000. He completed his PhD in 2015. Dr. Lescun’s areas of interest are: local antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of septic arthritis in horses; agnosis and treatment of orthopedic infections; transfixation pin complications in the horse; evaluation of temperature generation and microdamage during drilling, tapping and pin placement procedures in equine bone; and use of low level vibrations to prevent bone loss during transfixation casting.

Dr. Lescun has authored numerous publications in the subjects of equine lameness and surgery.


8:00 – 8:30 Registration & Visitation with Vendors

8:30 – 9:15 The lameness exam versus inertial sensor systems
9:15 – 10:00 Nerve blocks – do I trust them? A review.

Break – Visit Vendors

10:30 – 11:15 What scan is that? Case presentations
11:15 – 12:00 What has MRI added to the treatment of foot lameness?

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch / Business Meeting

1:30 – 2:15 Current approaches to synovial sepsis – Case presentations
2:15 – 3:00 Wounds; grafting, dressings and topical stuff

Break – Visit Vendors

3:30 – 4:15 Predicting fracture risk in the horse – preliminary results
4:15 – 5:00 Case presentations – surgical challenges