Orthopedics

Sports Injuries and Treatment of Joint Instability – May 11-13, 2021

Joint injury and subsequent instability is a common problem in pets and athletes subjected to excessive trauma. Joint instability leads to poor function and osteoarthritis. This course will discuss diagnosis and treatment of common sports related injures including hip dislocation, collateral ligament injury, Achilles tendon injury, tarsal luxation, shoulder instability, and stifle injury. Juvenile hip dysplasia and instability will also be discussed focusing on diagnosis, decision-making and treatment using JPS.

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CORA Based Leveling Osteotomy (CBLO); Basic Techniques – May 13-15, 2021

The course details surgical planning, surgical technique, post-operative management, complications, and long-term outcome. In this course participants will familiarize themselves with the CBLO procedure through lecture, clinical case presentations, radiographic pre-operative planning, and by performing the procedures on saw bone models and cadavers.  Course participants will learn basic techniques in addition to techniques including management of Juvenile CCL injury with CBLO, small breed CBLO application (small plastic bone), CBLO  with concurrent patella luxation correction, and double cut techniques for excessive tibial plateau angle (eTPA).

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CORA Based Leveling Osteotomy (CBLO); Basic Techniques for Veterinary Technicians – May 13-15, 2021

The course will detail surgical planning, surgical technique, post-operative management, complications, and long-term outcome. In this course participants will familiarize themselves with the CBLO procedure through lecture, clinical case presentations, radiographic pre-operative planning, and by performing the procedures on saw bone models and cadavers.  Course participants will learn basic techniques in addition to techniques including management of Juvenile CCL injury with CBLO, small breed CBLO application (small plastic bone), CBLO  with concurrent patella luxation correction, and double cut techniques for excessive tibial plateau angle (eTPA).

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