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The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent University

Small Animal arthroscopy course in a State of the Art centre used for Robotic surgery in humans

5-7 February 2020


More information and registration can be found on this link:


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Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Course

5-7 March 2020, Warsaw, Poland

The ESAVS is happy to invite you to this advanced course, intended for experienced surgeons, specialists, ECVS/ACVS diplomates and residents.

Further information in the > attached file. Residents can profit of a special reduced tuition fee (limited number of places).

Laurent Findji | DMV, MS, MRCVS, Dipl. ECVS | Fitzpatrick Referrals, Oncology and Soft Tissue, UK
Gert ter Haar | DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | Head and Neck / Surgical Oncology Service, Specialistische Dierenkliniek, Utrecht, NL
Gilles Dupré | DVM, Dipl. ECVS | Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria / Program Director at ESAVS, gilles.dupre@esavs.eu

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23 – 26 September 2020, Warsaw, Poland

A truly international Veterinary Congress

The 45th WSAVA Congress & the 26th FECAVA EuroCongress will take place from 23 - 26 September 2020 in Warsaw, Poland.

WSAVA/FECAVA 2020 is the ultimate meetup for the global veterinary community. Immerse yourself in a unique international atmosphere and enjoy 4 days of education, exchange and fun with colleagues from all around the world.

Important Dates:

  • Super Early Registration Deadline: 26 February 2020
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 4 March 2020
  • Early Registration Deadline: 1 July 2020

Join a global community of vets, nurses and technicians at an event like no other.
Find more information and register at wsava2020.com


Equine Head Surgery Days 2020

January 30 - February 1, 2020, Lüsche, Germany

Course in cooperation with Tierklinik Lüsche – www.tierklinik-luesche.de – and the companies Karl Storz – www.karlstorz.com – and Veterinary Instruments – www.vetinst.com. This three-day course focusing on head disorders of the horse will provide an in-depth overview of surgical approaches, techniques and outcomes for the most usual developmental and traumatic injuries. The course is designed around practical wet-labs covering the techniques thought during the theoretical sessions.

Further information and registration in the attached flyer and at https://agpferd.com/equine-head-surgeries
Early registration deadline is 15 December 2019.

Jan Kümmerle | Dr. med. vet., PhD, FTA f. Pferde, Dipl. ECVS | Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Denis Verwilghen | DVM, MSc, PhD, DES, Dipl. ECVS | Sydney School of Veterinary Science, Australia
Timo Zwick | Dr. med. vet. | Tierärztliche Klinik Gessertshausen, Germany


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.


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

Small Animals

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/

Small Animals / Equine

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

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

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