Practical Hindlimb Surgery - The Stifle 2020
Royal Veterinary College
Date: Wednesday 16th September, 2020 - Wednesday 16th September, 2020
Start time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Key Areas Surgical anatomy of the stifle jointHow to perform a lateral parapatellar arthrotomy of the stifleHow to place an extra-capsular suture for stabilisation of the cranial cruciate ligament deficient stifleHow to perform meniscal inspection and resectionCorrective techniques to address patellar luxationAbout this course Stifle problems such as cruciate rupture and patellar luxation are seen daily in veterinary practice, but can seem daunting to treat.This very practical course is aimed as an introduction/refresher for the general practitioner wishing to improve their technique for stifle surgery. It is ideal for the beginner orthopaedic surgeon. The theory relating to diagnosis, planning surgery and dealing with complications will be covered in the morning, and the afternoon session will be spent practicing surgical techniques on cadavers, with close supervision by experienced tutors. Advanced techniques such as TPLO and TTA surgery will not be taught.Why do this course?This highly practical course will give you the opportunity for cadaveric surgery with tuition from highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons in a small group environment.
Who is it for?
Tutors Benjamin Mielke , BVSc MVetMed MANZCVS MRCVS Staff Clinician in Small Animal Surgery The Royal Veterinary College Richard Meeson, MA VetMB MVetMed DipECVS PGCertVetEd PhD FHEA MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery The Royal Veterinary College
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