Duration: 1 day.
Delegates: Small Animal Vets.
Develop your confidence in diagnosing cruciate disease and recommending the most appropriate treatment choice, as well as gain practical skills to perform cruciate surgery in practice.
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.
- A review of cruciate disease and management.
- Clinical examination of the hindlimb.
- Diagnostic investigation and factors affecting cruciate disease.
- Discussion of treatment options including surgical and osteotomy.
- Post-operative care and long-term management.
Please Note: This is a wet lab course. You will be required to attend with the suitable resources to participate in the practical elements of this course, including limb for dissection.
Trainer: Tim Hutchinson BVSc CertSAS MRCVS, Larkmead Veterinary Group