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Two Days - Basic Cruciate & Advanced TTA

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Price: £1560.00

Who simply MUST attend?

  • Small animal vets interested in developing their knowledge and skills in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions.

    What is Different About This Course?
  • Small group learning with a strong practical component, delivered by vets with lots of experience of dealing with these cases in first opinion practice.

    What Are the Likely Benefits to The Business?
    Cruciate disease is the single most common source of hindlimb lameness in dogs. These cases can be managed well by competent clinicians in good first opinion practices and therefore represent a large income stream to be kept in-house.

    Programme Overview
    Objectives of the course are to enable delegates to
  • Allow delegates to become competent in the diagnosis of cruciate disease
  • Give delegates the confidence to recommend the most appropriate treatment choice
  • Equip delegates with the practical skills to perform cruciate surgery in practice.

    Basic Cruciate- Day 1
  • Diagnosis of cruciate disease
  • Decision making in the management of cruciate disease
  • Stifle arthrotomy and treatment of the meniscus
  • Lateral extracapsular stabilisation
  • Post-op care and rehabilitation

    Advanced TTA- Day 2
  • Revision of the diagnosis / decision making
  • TTA procedure
  • Post-op care and rehabilitation

    Briefly the course comprises
    Review of cruciate disease

    Discussion of treatment options

    Postoperative care and long-term management

    Wet-lab practical session for stifle arthrotomy and lateral fabello-tibial prosthesis (day 1)

    Wet-lab practical session for TTA surgery (day 2)

    Additional Info


    Cost (inc. VAT): £1560.00
    Trainer: Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS
    Start: 28 Nov 2017
    Finish: 29 Nov 2017
    Start Time: 10:00
    Duration: 7 Hours
    Address: TBA

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