Feline Abdominal Ultrasound: The Value of Ultrasound in Feline Abdominal Diseases

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About the course

Dates: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 and Monday 19th February 2018

Lecturers: Martha Cannon and Abby Caine

In Association With: BCF Technology

This two day practical and case-based course is aimed at improving your feline abdominal ultrasound skills and illustrating how ultrasound can prove invaluable in the investigation of cats with abdominal disease.

Morning sessions will consist of case-based lectures focusing on common feline diseases of the day’s target organs, followed by afternoon sessions of practical ultrasonography with a short introductory ultrasound technique lecture.

Topics to be covered include:

Day 1: Liver and Kidneys


Case-based presentations covering aspects of feline liver and biliary tract disease and acute kidney disease including nephrolithiasis and ureteric obstruction (“big kidney little kidney syndrome”) and renal lymphosarcoma.


Practical ultrasound- Liver and Kidneys

How to take ultrasound guided fine needle aspirated and bile aspirates


Day 2: The Pancreas and The Gastrointestinal Tract


Case-based presentations covering common diseases such as pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, diffuse small intestinal lymphsarcoma and gastrointestinal obstructions.


Practical ultrasound- Pancreas and Gastrointestinal Tract


***Due to the high practical element of this course, you are required to bring a cat along with you to this course, please contact us if you are unable to bring a cat before booking your place***



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