02/03/2018 - 06/03/2018 | Beichlingen, Germany


Principal Course Master:

Prof. Dr. Reto Neiger DECVIM-CA, DACVIM (DE)

Course Master:

Dr. Christiane Stengel DECVIM (DE)


The 2018 Internal medicine endoscopy course in small animals using natural orifices is designed for clinicians with no or basic skills in flexible and rigid endoscopy. We cover instrument handling from how to set up the endoscope to maintenance and cleaning. Many tricks are discussed and shown since both course masters have been involved in endoscopic teaching for many years. Classroom teaching on all aspects of endoscopy in internal medicine, starting from indications to complications, procedures and possible findings will be followed almost daily by a practical wet lab with various models (including ex-vivo organs) and live piglets.


  • set up and handling of flexible endoscopes
  • indications, procedure, technique in
    – Oesophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy
    – Colonoscopy
    – Rhinoscopy (flexible and rigid)
    – Bronchoscopy
    – Cystoscopy (flexible and rigid)
  • cleaning and storage
  • therapeutic endoscopic interventions
  • discussion of cases

Preliminary Program (Subject to change)

Friday, 2 March 2018

Getting to know each other
Introduction to rigid endoscopy
Nasal disease
Coffee break (30 Min)
Wet lab usage of rigid endoscopes with peppers etc.
Lunch break (60 min)
Wet lab rhinoscopy with cadavers
Coffee break (15 Min)
Wet lab trepanation and flushing



Saturday, 3 March 2018

Introduction to flexible endoscopy
Wet lab boxes
Coffee break (30 Min)
Pharyngoscopy, laryngoscopy
Lunch break (60 Min)
Coffee break (30 Min)
Wet lab Boxes with foreign bodies



Saturday, 4 March 2018

Wet lab lungs (ex-vivo, dried lungs)
Coffee break (30 Min)
Diarrhea I
Lunch break (60 Min)
Diarrhea II
Coffee break (30 Min)



Monday, 5 March 2018

Large bowel problems
Cleaning and Maintenance
Coffee break (30 Min)
Wet lab ex vivo pig stomachs
Wet lab cleaning
Lunch break (60 Min)
Dysuria, hematuria and urinary incontinence Coffee break (30 Min)



Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Wet lab on live piglets (starting 9:15 with open end) (4h)



ATF credit hours (Akademie für Tierärtzliche Fortbildung, Germany): 30
(for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg)

Registration and fees

Tuition fee: Euro 2.790.-


Early registration: Euro 2.690.-

(deadline for early registration payment: 30 November 2017)

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Related courses

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Beichlingen, Germany
07/03/2018 - 11/03/2018held

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