1158 Hip and Stifle Surgery

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About the course

Do you ever struggle with the many surgical options available for diseases and injuries of the hip and stifle? Would you like guidance on diagnosis and which surgical option to choose for the numerous conditions? This highly practical two day course is designed to help you to develop your decision-making and practical skills and to get better results with these surgical patients. Extensive hands-on practical surgery sessions teach you the techniques that you need with guidance from our expert tutors.

What you'll learn:

Hip

  • Surgical approach to the hip
  • Coxofemoral luxation - Capsulorrhaphy, Toggle-Rod, Transarticular pinning,
  • Femoral head and neck ostectomy

Stifle

  • Lateral fabellotibial suture for CCL disease
  • Meniscal examination and surgery
  • Tibial tuberosity transposition
  • Trochleoplasty

Course Tutor: Scott Rutherford BVMS CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS

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