COMPREHENSIVE SURGICAL MANAGEMENT
OF STIFLE SURGERY

August 1-3, 2019
CE Hours: 24 | Seats Available: 18
Instructors: Drs. Brian Beale & Caleb Hudson

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Course Description

Cranial cruciate ligament insufficiency and medial patellar luxations are common orthopedic problem in dogs and cats. Successful treatment of these conditions requires accurate diagnosis and assessment. This course will provide up-to-date information on the etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of cranial cruciate ligament insufficiency and patellar luxation. Lectures and labs will emphasize techniques that can readily be performed in practice. Participants will learn how to differentiate partial versus complete tears of the CrCL.  The course will include sections on stifle extracapsular repair, treatment of meniscal tears and meniscal release and treatment of MPL using the latest technology and surgical technique. Participants will also learn how to treat CrCL in patients having concomitant MPL. Following lecture and case review, participants will perform all these different techniques on cadavers and plastic bone models. Postoperative radiographs will be taken to assess the participants repair technique. Postoperative management will also be discussed.

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for specialists, residents, interns and general practitioners with an interest in advancing their orthopedic surgery skills.

Details

  • Date(s): August 1-3, 2019
  • Venue: Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Surgery - Ortho
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Enrollment Capacity: 24
  • CE Hours: 24

Learning Objectives

  1. Update their knowledge on practical surgical techniques and procedures

  2. Increase confidence levels when performing various soft tissue and orthopedic surgery procedures.

  3. Gain a better knowledge of the regional anatomy related to each surgical procedure

  4. Better understand how to perform each surgical technique through extensive use of video case examples coupled with hands-on laboratory practice

  5. Realize that many soft tissue and orthopedic surgery procedures are possible to perform in practice

Course Cost

$2,300

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Lead Instructor ...

Brian Beale, DVM, DACVS
University of Florida

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Instructor

Caleb Hudson, DVM, MS, DACVS
University of Florida

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TRANSPORTATION

Public transportation in Las Vegas is limited. If you are staying somewhere other than our preferred partner, Courtyard by Marriott - Green Valley, you will need to arrange for your transportation to and from the Oquendo Center. If you are renting a car, Mandalay Bay, Luxor and several other hotels on the strip may charge for parking. Other transportation options for getting around are taxi service, Uber and Lyft.

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PACKING TIPS

  1. WVC scrubs are available upon your arrival if needed.
  2. Closed-toe shoes are required during labs.
  3. A light sweater for indoor areas.
  4. Plenty of sunscreen.
  5. Electronic charging device to power up.
  6. Valid ID - We highly recommend you carry your ID at all times in Las Vegas.

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Participant Reviews

“1st experience, it was a great facility, instructors were great. There was more cadaver experience than I have ever seen at any course.”
Wesley Chapin