Stifle Surgery: Patella Luxation and Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)

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About the course

Day 1: Patella Luxation

Patella luxation is the most common orthopaedic condition and if left untreated results in arthritic changes and predisposes patients to ruptured cranial cruciate ligaments. If diagnosed early and surgically corrected patients have a low mobility and will often do very well clinically. The course aims to teach the commonly used procedures such as femoral corrective osteotomy, complications and how to manage them.

Day 2: TTA Surgery

Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) is the natural progression from patella luxation surgery for treatment of ruptured cranial cruciate ligaments. TTA allows early return to function and minimizes long term arthritis. Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) using cuttable cages and forkless TTA plates simplifies the procedure and minimizes the items needed to be kept in stock.

Delegates will be able to practice the surgical technique on model bones. At the end of each day, there will be interactive discussions on cases and issues encountered.

Your full 2 day CPD training course includes the following:

  • Overnight Accommodation (The Queens, Leeds)
  • 3- course evening meal
  • Buffest lunch (Day1 & day 2)
  • Refreshments (coffee & tea, fruits and pastries)

PLUS! Because Vet Direct sponsored CPD courses are non-profit, any amount left after all the training costs will be paid back to the delegates through complimentary supplies and equipment to help them get started.

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