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Orthopaedics, Sept. 7 - 11, Vienna / Austria - held

Course Director: Prof. Dr. Gilles Dupré DECVS (AT)
Course Master: Dr. Eva Schnabl (AT)
Co-course Master: Dr. Julia Knebel (AT)
Co-Lecturers: Dr. John Innes (UK), Dr. Barbara Bockstahler (AT) and Anatomists and Orthopaedic surgeons of the Vetmeduni Vienna


Principles
The ESAVS orthopaedic disease ESAVS course is designed for practitioners willing to improve their knowledge in small animals’ orthopaedic diseases. Focus will be placed on diagnostic and treatment principles of various orthopaedic diseases. The first week of the Orthopædics curriculum will concentrate on Diagnosing the lame patient. The course will offer you 5 ECTS points for the certificate/Master program in small animal surgery.


Learning outcomes
The participant shall be able:
To recognize, characterize and propose treatment possibilities of lameness in dogs and cats.


Course organisation
The whole surgical curriculum, including soft tissue and orthopaedic diseases is under the responsability of Univ. Prof. Dr. Gilles Dupré, namely, course director.
Course masters, co-course masters, course instructors and helpers will be appointed as necessary.


Overview
ESAVS Orthopædics I: The lame patient
• Functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
• How do cats and dogs walk: Normal and abnormal gait
• How to use diagnostic imaging modalities at best
• Degenerative and inflammatory joint diseases
• Musculoskeletal diseases in the growing dog `


PROGRAM

Monday, 7 September 2015
08:30 - 09:00 Introduction
09:00 - 09:45 Forelimb anatomy (prox muscle and tendons)
09:45 - 10:15 Forelimb anatomy (dist muscle and tendons)
10:15 - 10:45 Neurovascular supply of the forelimb
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Dissection of the forelimb (wet lab)
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:15 Hindlimb anatomy (pelvis, hip joint, hamstrings)
14:15- 15:00 Hindlimb anatomy (stifle Anatomy and Tarsus/Achillestendon)
15:00-15:30 Neurovascular supply of the hindlimb
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-17:15 Dissection of the hindlimb (wet lab)

Tuesday, 8 September 2015
08:30 - 09:00 Brainstorming
09:00 - 09:30 Normal gait in dogs
09:30 - 10:00 Normal gait in cats
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:30 Orthopedic examination general and forelimb
11:30 - 12:00 Orthopedic examination hindlimb
12:00 - 12:30 Neurologic examination
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00 Group 1 Orthopedic examination (practical)
Group 2 Lameness Analysis on videos (practical)
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:45 Group 1 Lameness Analysis on videos (practical)
Group 2 Orthopedic examination (practical)
16:45 - 17:15 Orthopedic examination in cats

Wednesday, 9 September 2015
08:30 - 09:00 Brainstorming
09:00 - 10:00 Diagnostic imaging- how to do the perfect x-ray?
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:15 Cases (interpretation of quality and positioning) (practical)
11:15 - 12:15 Functional x-rays and Contrast x-rays
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 - 13:45 Advanced veterinary imaging- CT
13:45 - 14:15 Advanced veterinary imaging- MRI
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:00 Advanced veterinary imaging- Scintigraphy
15:00 - 17:00 Ultrasonography in Orthopaedics (theory + practical)

Thursday, 10 September 2015
09:00 - 09:30 Brainstorming
09:30 - 10:15 Biology and diagnosis of DJD
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 Osteoarthrosis in the feline patient
11:00 - 11:30 How to perform and interpret a joint tap
11:30 - 12:15 Arthritis/Polyarthritis
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 - 14:15 Arthrocentesis (practical)
14:15 - 15:00 Management of DJD including current knowledge on medical therapy and Nutrition
15:00 - 15:30 Emerging therapies including stem cell therapy and PRP
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:15 Joint resurfacing
16:15 - 16:45 Physiotherapy as a possibility to increase quality of life in old dogs
16:45 - 17:30 When the drugs don`t work: principles, indications and success rates of joint replacement

Friday, 11 September 2015
09:00 - 09:30 Brainstorming
09:30 - 09:50 Fetal development
09:50 - 10:30 Nutrition in juvenile animals
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 Exercising during musculoskeletal developement
11:00 - 12:30 Group work (Orthopedic diseases in juvenile patients- OCD, Dysplasie, Panostits)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00 Group work (Orthopedic diseases in juvenile patients- IOHC, HOD, Hyperparathyreoidism)
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:45 CASUS Case and MCQ- Quiz
16:45 - 17:30 End of the course

Program: Orthopedic Disease 2015 - subject to change

ATF credit hours (Akademie für Tierärztliche Fortbildung, Germany): 33
(for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg)




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REGISTRATION

Tuition fee: EURO 2.590,--
Early registration: EURO 2.490,-- (deadline for FULL early registration payment: 17th April 2015)

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