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2020 Arthrex Vet Systems Courses at ArthroLab Munich, Germany

Special offer for ECVS Residents

In 2020 Arthrex will give ECVS Residents the opportunity to participate in all courses which take place in their well-equipped lab in Munich.
The special course fee for Residents for all two-day courses including lunch, dinner, instruction and cadaveric specimens is 590 Euro.

Please find an overview of the complete course program with course description and learning outcomes > here.

For registration please go to https://www.arthrexvetsystems.com/calendar
Please follow the official registration and inform Arthrex about your ECVS Resident status in order to get the reduced course fee.

Equine Arthroscopy Days

19-21 March 2020, Großhartpenning, Germany

Techniques to improve the results of arthroscopic interventions in leg joints and tendons

This course will take place from March 19 to 21, 2020, in Großhartpenning, Germany in cooperation with the Equine Clinic am Kirchberg – www.pferdeklinik-am-kirchberg.de – and the company Karl Storz – www.karlstorz.com. Andy Bathe, Dwayne Rodgerson and Hans Wilderjans will share their decades-long experience to improve the results of arthroscopic interventions in leg joints and tendons for experienced surgeons.

Further details and registration at http://www.agpferd.com/equine-arthroscopy-improvement-days/

Announcing the

9th International Conference on Canine and Equine Locomotion 2020

Welcome to Zurich, Switzerland!

ICEL9 will be held from September 3rd to 5th 2020 at the ETH Campus Hönggerberg in Zurich, Switzerland.

If you wish to receive upcoming information regarding the conference, than please register under https://icel-conference.org.

Please find enclosed a poster to be distributed to your colleagues in the institute or to whom and wherever you find appropriate.

Looking forward welcoming you in a year at ICEL9!
Best regards
Michael Weishaupt

2019 Equine Upper Airway Symposium

September 19-22, 2019
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Foundation

Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
Lexington, KY, USA

Registration form


September 21-22, 2019, Warsaw, Poland

2 days comprehensive course to master your skills in both diagnostic imaging and surgery. VETERINARY IMAGE-GUIDED INTERVENTIONS conference will cover various topics including urinary tract surgeries, interventional endoscopy and oncology. During 16 hours of lectures, world-renowned specialists Allyson Berent and Chick Weisse will talk about novel techniques, as well as discuss your own cases and it’s management!

Please find all details in the attached flyer.


European Equine Laparoscopy Workshop

September 27-28, 2019, National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort, France

The National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort, in partnership with the Clinique de Grosbois, is organizing a hands-on laparoscopy course for equine practitioners at the Veterinary School.

This course will focus on general principles in laparoscopy, surgical techniques and tips, as well as common surgical procedures in equine practice, with the opportunity of in vivo labs - accredited through the ANSES/EnvA/UPEC ethic committee following ministerial authorization. This course is principally dedicated to ECVS residents and diplomates, with some acceptance for surgeons with experience in surgery.

Ann Martens | Prof., DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | University of Gent | BE
Céline Mespoulhès-Rivière | DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort | FR
Fabrice Rossignol | DVM, Dipl. ECVS | Clinique de Grosbois | FR
Thomas van Bergen | DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | University of Gent | BE

Please see the attached > program for details and registration.

ACVS Surgery Summit 2019

17-19 October 2019, Las Vegas, NV, USA

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery Summit features seminars focused on all areas of patient care from diagnosis, pain management, and anesthesia to surgery, postoperative care, and rehabilitation. The entire practice team can gain invaluable skills and earn exceptional continuing education. The ACVS defines the standards of surgical excellence for the profession, promotes advancements in veterinary surgery and surgical educational programs.

2019 ACVS Surgery Summit
October 17-19
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV


BCVSp Workshop: Training and mentoring veterinary specialists

23 October 2019, London, UK

The British College of Veterinary Specialists is running a day meeting/workshop on 23 October 2019, to discuss best practice guidelines on intern and resident training programme. (this is multi disciplinary).

Training and mentoring of interns and resident is a critical role ensuring the future development of the veterinary specialist community. The objective of this workshop will be to review current policies, identify areas of strength and weakness in delivery of current internship and residency programmes, and discuss selection, pastoral support and how to develop and ensure desirable outcomes from training programmes, both from the perspective of the trainee and the mentor. The day will also include a brain storming session with the aim of developing a strategy, objective and roadmap for BCVSp to support best practice in Training and mentoring veterinary specialists. Individuals who are not BCVSp members are very welcome to attend.

Further information: https://yourvetspecialist.org/events/

Arthroscopy and Tenoscopy of the equine distal limb

November 8, 2019, Pferdeklinik Burg Müggenhausen, Germany

Theoretical and practical 1-day arthroscopy course providing you with the opportunity to refine and practice your surgical technique for arthroscopy of the digital flexor tendon sheath, the navicula bursa and the fetlock joint (dorsal and palmar) including standing arthroscopy of the fetlock.

Lectures related to the surgery will be given by Dr. Bruce Bladon, BVM&S Cert EP DESTS Dipl ECVS MRCVS from Donnington Grove supported by Dr. Maria Fugazzola, DVM, Dr.med.vet., Dipl. ECVS from Burg Müggenhausen.

Please find all details and registration form in the attached flyer.

Advanced stifle arthroscopy course

November 14-15, 2019, Colorado State University, USA

This totally revamped arthroscopic surgery course accommodates rapidly advancing knowledge and techniques in the stifle.

Arthrex Courses for Residents

In 2019, Arthrex is offering selected courses specifically for Residents in its ArthroLab in Munich (Germany), an arthroscopy course and a new course on TPLO:

FULLY BOOKED - Introduction to TPLO, November 18-19, 2019, Arthrex GmbH Munich

Target: 2nd and 3rd year small animal surgery residents

This course will focus on TPLO case selection, preoperative planning, surgical technique, joint exploration and meniscal
surgery. The participants will attend lectures and wet labs to practice TPLO and meniscal surgery.

Antonio Pozzi | Prof., DMV, MS, Dipl. ACVS and ECVS, Dipl. ACVSMR | University of Zurich | CH
Peter Böttcher | Prof. Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ECVS | University of Berlin | DE
Sarah Girling | BVSc Cert SAS DipECVS MRCVS | Fitzpatrick Referrals Ltd | UK

Costs are € 590 per course (2 days each) excl. accommodation. Accommodation information will be provided to each participant upon registration.

AOVET Masters Course - Equine Arthrodesis Techniques and Fracture Fixation

December 8-11, 2019, Davos, Switzerland

Course description

The AOVET Equine Course 2019 will utilize both cadaver and artificial legs as part of the learning experience, making it an even more attractive educational opportunity. This masters course will focus on very common and important osteosynthesis techniques, used in the surgical treatment of racehorses as well as in companion animals. This course is for equine surgeons who are familiar with the basic knowledge and have attended an AOVET principles course in equine fracture management. The course will cover arthrodesis techniques of the hind and front leg, and carpal and metacarpophalangeal joints, using plastic bones and cadaveric specimens to teach the technique and approach as well as the handling of the soft tissue. These teaching tools offer many advantages and will be a highlight of the course. Moreover, participants will learn the approach and the fixation of other bones.

Faculty and Speakers

Jörg Auer, Switzerland
Felix Theiss, Switzerland
Fabrice Rossignol, France
Alan Ruggles, USA
Jeffrey Watkins, USA

Further information in the enclosed flyer

Register here: http://aodavoscourses.org/Courses/AOVET/AOVET-Masters-Course%E2%80%94Equine-Arthrodesis-Techniques-and-Fracture-Fixation.html

Payment form (PDF) to be submitted to info@ecvs.org along with your ad.

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