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Practical Orthopaedics: Cranial Closing Wedge Osteotomy (CCWO) 2021

Central CPD

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Date: Thursday 17th June, 2021 - Thursday 17th June, 2021
Start time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Cost: £900

Central CPD is delighted to be partnering with Securos Orthopaedic Institute to provide this course.Cranial closing wedge osteotomy has become a popular technique for the treatment of canine cranial cruciate ligament disease in dogs that have a steep tibial plateau or joint angle, such as West Highland Terriers. It can also be a preferred method of treatment in smaller dogs where techniques like TTA may be difficult. In this one day highly practical cadaver based course we cover the key objectives of this surgery before practising the technique on saw bone and then in the wet lab for a hands-on practical.Topics to be covered include:Biomechanics of the cruciate ligament deficient stifle and cranial closing wedge osteotomyPatient assessment and the selection of candidates for CCWOPre-operative surgical planning and implant selectionFamiliarisation with and appropriate use of instrumentationUnderstanding the post-operative management of patientsIdentifying potential complications and how to avoid/deal with themPracticing the surgical technique taught in a dry lab and wet labIf TTA course and CCWO course booked together we offer complimentary accommodation @ Staybridge Suites for the 3rd SeptemberCourse not included on 5 courses for the price of 4 offer

Who is it for?

veterinary surgeon

The Venue

The Clinical Skills Lab Manor Place,204a Manor Place,Kennington,London. SE17 3BN

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

7 hours

Registration and Booking

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