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Introduction to Stifle Surgery

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Date Monday 14 September 2020
Duration 8 hours
Speakers Gareth Arthurs
Location School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
Sutton Bonington Campus
Cost

£600

Book this course and the Introduction to Hip Surgery together for £1000, or if you've attended the Veterinary Basic Surgical Skills Course you can book both for £900. Find out more.

Discounts

£200 discount for booking this course and the Introduction to Hip Surgery together.

£300 discount for booking this course and the Introduction to Hip Surgery together, if you've attended the Veterinary Basic Surgical Skills Course.

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Overview

This highly practical one day basic course will be dedicated to understanding and performing the most commonly performed stifle procedures.

Topics to be covered

  • Refresher of stifle anatomy
  • Refresher of how to diagnose common conditions of the stifle e.g. cruciate disease, patellar luxation, osteochondrosis
  • Overview of techniques to manage cruciate disease and patella luxation with dedicated practical exercises
  • Practical exercises:
    • Performing a lateral stifle arthrotomy
    • Identifying all the stifle intra-articular structures including menisci
    • Meniscal surgery; what to do, when to do it and how to do it
    • Lateral fabella extra-capsular stabilisation for cranial cruciate ligament rupture
    • Tibial tuberosity transposition and femoral trochlear sulcoplasty for patellar luxation
 

Required delegate attributes

Delegates should have experience of basic orthopaedic surgery, and cases of cranial cruciate ligament disease and patellar luxation. It is desirable to have some previous experience of stifle surgery.

 

 

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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