MIS Cholecystectomy and Laparoscopic Gastropexy - April 7-8, 2022


Early Bird Special: Register by February 7th 2022 and save $200

RACE Approved CE Hours: 17 hours. (3 online hours + 14 in-person hours)

Course Description: Open to ACVS Diplomates and Residents only

As a specialist surgeon or surgeon in training, this minimally invasive surgery (MIS) course is designed especially for you!   MIS is the wave of the future for veterinary specialty surgeons, especially for these, more advanced, cholecystectomy and gastropexy procedures.

In this course’s hybrid format, you will have access to online materials to learn about these advanced techniques and to fully prepare yourself for your intensive hands-on training. Within the state-of-the-future endoscopy training facilities of CSU Translational Medicine Institute, you will participate in lively review discussions of the online course materials along with interactive Q&A before making extensive use of our dedicated endoscopy training center.  You will perform each procedure several times including the use of simulators as well as canine cadavers.

You will return to your specialty hospital prepared and equipped to perform these procedures in your daily practice.

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Eric Monnet

Dr. Eric Monnet, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DECVS

Dr. Eric Monnet graduated from veterinary school in Maisons Alfort, France in 1985. He worked for four years in a Paris private practice performing small animal medicine and surgery. In 1994, Dr. Monnet completed a small animal surgery residency at Colorado State University and concurrently finished a Master of Sciences degree. In 1997, Dr. Monnet received his PhD in Clinical Sciences studying cardiac efficiency in dogs. In 2003, he became a fellow of the American Heart Association. In 2017, he became a founding fellow the ACVS MIS Small Animal fellowship.

Dr Monnet is currently a professor in small animal surgery (General Surgery at Colorado State University. He has authored more than 100 articles and 25 chapters in various surgical textbooks. Dr. Monnet was the founding president in 2001-2003 of the Society for Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery and in 2002-2004 of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society. He is the editor of the textbook: “Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery” (3rd edition). He is also the editor of the textbook “Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery” (1st edition), the textbook “Small Animal Thoracic Surgery” (2nd edition), and the textbook “Gastrointestinal Surgical Techniques” (1st edition).

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Refund and Cancellation Policy

Course cancellation could occur if registrations fail to meet minimum numbers 30 days prior to the course.
If a course is canceled for any reason, we are not responsible for any charges related to travel.
Refunds are available for cancellations made 60 days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations less than 35 days before a course are nonrefundable but may be partially transferrable to a future course.

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