26/02/2020 - 01/03/2020 | Vienna, Austria

waiting list open

Program Director:

Univ. Prof. Dr. Gilles Dupré, DECVS (AT)

Principal Course Master:

Dr. Eva Schnabl-Feichter, DECVS (AT)

Instructors:

Dr. Julia Knebel, DECVS (DE),
PD. Dr. Barbara Bockstahler, DACVSMR (AT),
Dr. Benjamin Walton (UK),
Ass. Prof. Dr. Britta Vidoni (AT),
Ass. Prof. Dr. Ilse Schwendenwein, DECVP (AT),
Univ. Prof. Dr. Eberhard Ludewig, DECVDI (AT),
Ass. Prof. Dr. Katharina Hittmair (AT),
Dr. Stefanie Handl, DECVCN (AT),
Prof. Dr. Sabine Breit (AT),
Junior Assistants of the Vetmeduni Vienna

Overview

ESAVS Veterinary Orthopaedics 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

Principles

This veterinary orthopaedic disease 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 veterinarians 5 ECTS points for the Certificate or Master Program in Small Animal Surgery.

Learning outcomes

The participant of this course 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.

Preliminary Program (Subject to change)

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Anatomy
08:30-09:00 Introduction/Welcome
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
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:15 Hindlimb anatomy (pelvis, hip joint, hamstrings)
14:15-14:45 Hindlimb anatomy (stifle Anatomy and Tarsus/Achillestendon)
14:45-15:15 Neurovascular supply of the hindlimb
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-17:00 Dissection of the hindlimb

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Ultrasonography and Cytology
08:30-09:00 Brainstorming
09:00-10:00 Introduction in ultrasonography in orthopaedics
10:15-10:30 Coffe Break
10:30-12:00 Practicals Ultrasonography
12:00-13:00 Luncg Break
13:00-13:30 How to interprete a joint tap
13:30-14:30 Group 1 Arthrocentesis
Group 2 Practicals Cytology
14:30-15:30 Group 1 Arthrocentesis
Group 2 Practical cytology
15:30-15:45 Coffe Break
15:45-16:30 Arthritis and Polyarthritis
16:15-17:00 Normal gait in dogs

Friday, 28 February 2020

Orthopedic Examination
08:30-09:00 Brainstorming
09:00-10:15 Orthopedic examination general and forelimb
10:15-10:45 Orthopedic examination hindlimb
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Neurologic exam
11:30-13:00 Group 1- Lameness Analysis
Group 2- Orthopedic Examination
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Group 1- Orthopedic Examination
Group 2- Lameness Analysis
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-17:00 Radiography – Image quality using case studies

Saturday, 29 February 2020

Osteoarthrosis/Osteoarthritis
09:00-09:30 Brainstorming
09:30-10:00 Radiography – Image reading I
10:00-10:30 Radiography – Image reading II
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-12:15 CT and MRI imaging – the added value
12:15-13:15 Lunch Break
13:15-14:00 Biology and diagnosis of DJD
14:00-14:45 Management of DJD including current knowledge on medical therapy and Nutrition
14:45-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00- 15:45 Emerging therapies including stem cell therapy and PRP
15:45- 17:00 Surgical strageties to treat OA

Sunday, 1 March 2020

Physiotherapy and Musculoskeletal developement
09:00-09:30 Brainstorming
09:30-09:50 Fetal development
09:50-10:30 Nutrition in juvenile animals
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:45 Orthopedic diseases in juvenile Animals and Nutrition Problems
11:45-12:15 Exercising during musculoskeletal developement
12:15-13:15 Lunch Break
13:15-13:45 Physiotherapy as a possibility to increase quality of life in old dogs
13:45-15:15 Physiotherapy
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 MCQ Quiz
16:30-17:00 End of the course

 

Total hours: 40

ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA

ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

 

Registration and fees

Tuition fee: Euro 2.650.-

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Early registration: Euro 2.550.-

(deadline for early registration payment: 11th September 2019)

Course location

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thv – International Training Center for Human & Veterinary Medicine

Bergmillergasse 5, Stiege 2, Top 3, 1140 Vienna, Austria
thv – International Training Center for Human & Veterinary Medicine
Bergmillergasse 5, Stiege 2, Top 3, 1140 Vienna, Austria

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