Wisconsin-Madison Sees Potential in Standing CT

The standing helical computed tomography (CT) scanner is named Equina. University of Wisconsin-Madison Press Release | Release Date: October 29, 2019 As racing searches for solutions to catastrophic injuries, scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have created a diagnostic imaging tool that could help prevent these injuries through early detection and monitoring: a standing helicalContinue reading “Wisconsin-Madison Sees Potential in Standing CT”

Racing Victoria Makes $25 Million Commitment To Thoroughbred Aftercare

Racing Victoria announced a $25 million commitment to thoroughbred aftercare today, following a recent announcement of a joint investment with of $1.3 milion with the State Government and University of Melbourne to install Australia’s first equine standing computed tomography scanner, Equina by Asto CT, at the University of Melbourne. “Victoria’s vision is to be aContinue reading “Racing Victoria Makes $25 Million Commitment To Thoroughbred Aftercare”

Standing CT for horses, developed at UW-Madison, fills longstanding need in veterinary medicine

At California’s Santa Anita Park, in a single season, nearly 30 horses lost their lives during racing or training, some due to injury. This prompted the temporary closure of the prominent horse racing course in the summer of 2019. This and other instances of catastrophic injuries in racehorses have recently drawn critical attention to theContinue reading “Standing CT for horses, developed at UW-Madison, fills longstanding need in veterinary medicine”