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1 day
350 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 23/09/2020 - Neston

Course description

Stifle Surgery

This one-day course presents the aetiology and treatment options for cases of canine cruciate ligament disease (CCLD) and patella luxation, followed by an extensive cadaver-based wetlab session. Each lecture period is followed by a practical session where surgical techniques are refined. CCLD principles, decision-making, meniscal exam and lateral suture technique are covered in the morning, while the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of patella luxation are covered in the afternoon session.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for vets in first opinion practice wishing to improve their surgical outcomes in cases of cranial cruciate ligament disease and medially luxating patella or those studying for an RCVS CertAVP in small animal surgery.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a deeper understanding of diagnostics and surgical decision-making in cases of CCLD and patellar luxation.
  • Demonstrate the surgical techniques required for meniscal exam and lateral suture for CCLD, and trochleoplasty/tibial crest transposition for patella luxation
  • Develop an understanding of the uses and limitations of these surgical procedures in order to avoid and manage complications in surgical cases.

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University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development

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University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development

L69 3BX, Liverpool

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