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Jun 1

Small Animal Abdominal Surgery, June 1-2, 2021

June 1 - June 2


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RACE Approved: 16 CE Hours

Course Description:

This course will focus on basic abdominal surgical procedures performed in general practice.  A strong emphasis will be placed on basic surgical principles related to gastrointestinal surgery and urinary surgery. This course includes 4 hours of lecture and 12 hours of  lab using canine cadavers. During the cadaver labs basic gastrointestinal surgery (gastrotomy, gastrectomy, gastropexy, enterotomy, enterectomy), cystotomy, partial cystectomy, urethrostomy and splenectomy will be demonstrated by instructors and then performed by participants.  At the end of this course participants will be comfortable performing the techniques mentioned above.


C. Wayne McIlwraith Translational Medicine Institute, Colorado State University
2350 Gillette Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80523 United States
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(970) 491-8645