Arthroscopy of the elbow and shoulder

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About the course

Key Areas

  • Topographic and functional anatomy of elbow and shoulder
  • In depth discussion of common conditions affecting the elbow and shoulder joints
  • Principles of arthroscopy and what general arthroscopic equipment is required to start
  • Elbow and shoulder arthroscopy wet lab

About this course

Do you want to take your orthopaedic practice to the next level?

Arthroscopy is an essential skill to provide comprehensive management of elbow and shoulder disease for your patients.  This one-day course, pitched at an intermediate to advanced level, is for veterinary surgeons who want to develop skills in diagnostic and surgical arthroscopy in small animals. The focus of the course will be the elbow joint and the shoulder joint.

The day will be a mixture of lectures and practical sessions. The morning will be devoted to arthroscopy of the elbow and the afternoon to arthroscopy of the shoulder.

Why do this course?
You will learn a practical structured approach on how to treat medial coronoid disease, receive principles and practical tips of elbow and shoulder arthroscopy and feel more confident about the diagnosis and management of common elbow and shoulder conditions.

Course details
Course format: Lectures, case-based discussions and practical sessions
Course length: One-day
Relevant to CertAVP module: Small Animal Surgery (C-SAS.7)



Ignacio Calvo, Ldo Vet CertSAS DipECVS FHEA MRCVS 
Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedics 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Matthew Pead, BVetMed PhD FHEA CertSAO MRCVS 
Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedics 
The Royal Veterinary College 

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