Masterclass in the Surgical Management of Ear Disease

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About the course

Course Description

This highly practical one day masterclass course will focus on the surgical management of ear disease in the dog and cat. The course will be predominantly practical in nature and will take place in the wet lab of the centre. All surgical procedures will be demonstrated before delegates are given the opportunity to perform each procedure for themselves.

This course will be limited to a maximum of ten delegates.

Topics covered

  • Surgical procedures of the pinna
  • Lateral wall resection
  • Total ear canal ablation and bulla osteotomy
  • Ventral bulla osteotomy
  • Practical tips and guidance on how to avoid complications
  • Differences in techniques between the dog and the cat

Learning objectives

By the end of this course delegates should have an understanding of: 

  • Surgical principles in the surgical management of aural disease in the dog and cat.
  • The appropriate use of surgical procedures in the management of aural disease in the dog and cat.
  • Hands-on practical experience of procedures of the pinna, lateral wall resection, total ear canal ablation & bulla osteotomy and ventral bulla osteotomy.
  • Outcomes, complications and risks associated with each procedures.
  • Surgical differences between the dog and the cat

Required delegate attributes

Delegates should have good general surgical technique and experience. They should possess a thorough working knowledge of the ear diseases that affect both the dog and the cat.

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