Sarcoids – decision making and treatment options

Key Information

CPD Hours: 1 hours

Course Length: One hour

Course Format: Recorded webinar with a copy of the webinar slides provided

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • How to identify all types of sarcoids
  • How to decide which treatments to use
  • How to administer each treatment
  • What success rates can be expected
  • Correct Identification of different types of sarcoids
  • Knowledge of all the proven treatment options
  • Knowledge of the cost and efficacy of each treatment
About this course

Are you aware of the full array of sarcoid treatments? Are you aware of the success rates following their use? Do you know which ones to use when? 

Equine sarcoids are commonly encountered and can be unpredictable in their response to treatment. Treatments have advanced over the last 5-10 years as has the evidence behind their use. This lecture will detail all the treatments which have been shown to be effective for the different types of sarcoids. A treatment strategy to suit differing budgets and sites of each type of sarcoid will be presented giving delegates all the information to make an informed choice of how to treat them.

Why do this course?
This course will be aimed at equine practitioners who are looking to expand their knowledge of treatments of sarcoids. Delegates will learn which treatments are most appropriate for each type of sarcoid and what prognosis to give the owner.

This webinar was part of the Fundamentals of equine practice series that ran in September and October 2020. The other webinars in this series are:

Decision making with the abnormal larynx
Headshaking – A logical approach and assessment of treatment options 
Effective wound management 

Lameness cases – which leg, which block, management and outcome

Our extensive library of recorded webinars are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice and without leaving home. Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance learning. Participants will receive an electronic copy of the slides to support their viewing session and a CPD certificate.

Members of the BVA Young Vets Network receive a 50% discount on our recorded webinars (subject to availability – ten discounted places available per webinar per year).

Please note: Our anytime Recorded Webinars and Recorded Webinar Plus CPD are regularly reviewed to ensure they are still providing the most up-to-date information. Please therefore activate the webinar within 3 months of purchase as we cannot guarantee availability after this time period. Any recorded webinars that are removed from sale during the 3 month time period we will offer a free replacement.


Andy Fiske-Jackson, BVSc MVetMed DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Associate Professor of Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College