Abdominal Surgery The Essentials
Royal Veterinary College
Date: Wednesday 19th May, 2021 - Thursday 20th May, 2021
Start time: 1:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 2 hour(s)
Key AreasIt all looks normal, what now? Maximising an exploratory laparotomyIs it surgical? Abdominal radiographs for surgeonsThe foreign body sweep stake surgery of the intestinal tractThe dreaded Saturday night on call, alone with a GDV!Oh no, its a big fat bitch spay ovariectomy, OHE and C-sectionHelp, all I can see is blood! Haemoabdomen, splenectomy and liver surgeryAbout this courseWe are hoping to run this course on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th May 2021. Being mindful of current UK Government public health advice about the risk of COVID-19 being spread through close contact, we are unable to take registrations for onsite courses currently. In the meantime if you are interested in attending this course please contact us and we will email you as soon as this course is bookable.Does your heart sink when you see there is a large dog neuter on the surgery list? Do you hesitate to do an exploratory laparotomy even though in your heart you know it is the next best diagnostic step? Would you like to feel more confident dealing with your next acute abdomen?The aim of this course is to improve the confidence of those veterinarians who sometimes (or always) feel out of their depth when performing routine abdominal surgical procedures in small animal practice.The practical day will allow you to perform fundamental procedures required for abdominal surgery ranging from entering the abdomen safely, tying secure ligatures, isolating organs within the abdomen and developing a systematic approach to exploration of the abdominal cavity.Why do this course?You will learn how to perform exploratory laparotomy and a range of abdominal procedures with confidence and gain insight into the clinical decision making that can optimise patient care.
Who is it for?
Zo Halfacree, MA VetMB CertVDI CertSAS DipECVS FHEA MRCVSSoft Tissue SurgeonDavies Veterinary SpecialistsKarla Lee, MA VetMB PhD CertSAS DipECVS PGCAP FHEA MRCVSAssociate Professor in Small Animal SurgeryThe Royal Veterinary College
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