School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

Wound Reconstruction - From Simple Skin Tension Management to More Advanced Flaps

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  • Wednesday 21 September
  •  Jackie Demetriou
Location School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
Cost £355
Cost online booking £319.50
Alumni cost £284
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Wound tension and the need for reconstruction is a problem that is faced daily in veterinary practice. This course will discuss the principles of wound tension and its management. Using a combination of these surgical principles, delegates will be taught ways to close wounds under both moderate and severe tension.  The lectures will be informative yet based on actual clinical cases with step-by-step photos on how to perform each surgery.

Topics to be covered 

  • Tension relieving suture techniques
  • Bandaging techniques and drains
  • Simple advancement and rotational flaps
  • More advanced wound reconstruction techniques

Learning objectives

  • Recognition of the detrimental effects of wound tension
  • Assessment of wounds for tension
  • Selection of the appropriate tension relieving technique
  • Indications and use of more advanced tension relieving methods

Required delegate attributes

This course would be suitable for both less experienced and more experienced veterinary practitioners as it will cover from the simple to the more advanced reconstruction techniques, using lots of practical case examples.



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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