Emergency Surgery in the Dog

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About the course

Course content
This course is designed to teach you the technical aspects of a variety of emergency surgery procedures. Some ‘theory’ will be included in the lectures, but emphasis will be placed on ‘how to’ perform each procedure.
Topics have been chosen that represent emergency surgical conditions frequently seen in veterinary practice including gastropexy for treatment of GDV, rapid splenectomy, urethral retropulsion, urethrotomy, urethrostomy, perineal hernia repair, esophagostomy tube placement, emergency tracheostomy, laryngeal tie-back, diaphragmatic hernia repair and chest drain placement.

Learning objectives
By the end of this course you should have an understanding of:
• Common emergency surgical procedures
• Important anatomic structures associated with each procedure
• How to quickly and safely perform emergency surgical procedures in veterinary practice
• How to successfully treat a variety of surgical disorders associated with urgent care patients and realise that many emergency surgery procedures can successfully be performed in veterinary practice

Delegates attending this course will receive a free DVD of the surgical procedures covered.

Paul Aldridge

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