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Advanced Toy Breed Orthopaedics: Thoracic Limb

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Date Monday 23 November 2020
Duration 8 hours
Speakers Gareth Arthurs
Location School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
Sutton Bonington Campus
Cost

£1200

Book this course and the Advanced Toy Breed Orthopaedics: Pelvic Limb together for £2000.

Discounts

£400 discount for booking this course Advanced Toy Breed Orthopaedics: Pelvic Limb together.

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Overview

This highly practical one-day advanced course will be dedicated to an in-depth discussion, review and practical exercises focussed on the challenges of orthopaedic conditions of the thoracic limb of toy breed dogs.

Topics to be covered

  • Challenges of chondrodystrophy, short ulna syndrome and antebrachial growth deformities
  • Challenges of distal antebrachial fractures
  • Challenges of humeral condyle fractures
  • Practical exercises:
    1. Ulnar osteotomies for antebrachial growth deformities
    2. Internal fixation of (distal) antebrachial fractures and implant options
    3. Internal fixation of humeral condyle fractures and implant options
 

Learning objectives

  • Understand the challenges of orthopaedic conditions of the thoracic limb of small breed dogs
  • A discussion of the current controversies in toy breed fracture management and options for surgical management
  • Experience of the range of mini implants available for toy breeds
 

Required delegate attributes

This is not a course for beginners. Delegates should have a reasonable amount of experience of general orthopaedic surgery. It is desirable to have some previous experience of toy breed orthopaedics.

Minimum requirements:

  • Previous experience of antebrachial fractures in non-toy breeds
  • Previous experience of humeral condyle fractures in non-toy breeds
  • Previous experience of osteotomies
  • Good working knowledge and experience of locking and non-locking screws and plates
 

 

Veterinary CPD Education Centre

School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

0115 951 6647

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