Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) – Medical and Surgical Management

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About the course

We invite vets and vet nurses to attend this cutting-edge, highly interactive, two-day course covering the medical and surgical aspects and prophylactic and therapeutic options for feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD).

We are offering a special ‘team’ rate for a vet and vet nurse attending from the same practice, or vets and nurses can choose to book independently.

With two very highly respected veterinary surgeons delivering the teaching you will go back to your clinic with a revitalised approach to these tricky cat cases.


By the end of day one you will be able to:

  • Explain the causes of FLUTD – both common and uncommon
  • Diagnose accurately why an individual cat is suffering from FLUTD
  • Prognosticate for the owners of cats suffering from this unpleasant condition
  • Manage urethral obstruction safely and promptly to improve the long-term outcomes
  • Discuss feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC) with owners, covering behavioural components and drug and neutraceutical options
  • Appreciate the medical options for other causes of FLUTD such as infection, calculi and neoplasia


By the end of day two you will be able to:

  • Choose an appropriate surgical method of treating ureteral obstruction
    • SUB
    • Stent
    • Ureteral resection and anastomosis/reimplantation
  • Decide on the next step in surgical management for cases with severe or recurrent urethral obstruction
    • Perineal urethrostomy
    • Prepubic urethrostomy
    • Tube cystostomy
    • Urethral stenting
  • Perform a variety of bladder surgeries with confidence
    • Cystotomy
    • Percutaneous Cystolithotomy (PCCL)
    • Ureteronephrectomy
    • Partial cystectomy
    • Tube cystostomy

If you want to book this course or find out more please contact us on 01793 759159 or email [email protected]

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