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Webinar: Soft Tissue Surgery

Description & details

Join us for our informative webinar series on soft tissue surgery.

Back to Basics Sept. 18 - 12-3PM EST

Do you want to brush up on your knot tying techniques? This webinar will review the popular Millers and strangle knots for secure vascular pedicle ligations. In addition it will review the principles for approach to the abdomen and suture material selection and closing patterns for commonly performed procedures such as enterotomy and cystotomy.

The second part of this webinar will discuss the controversies surrounding the timing for performing gonadectomy in dogs and cats. Recently discussed procedures such as ovariectomy and ovary-sparing hysterectomy will be reviewed.

Soft Tissue Surgery Series-Upper Airway Conditions Oct. 9- 12-3PM EST

Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome / Laryngeal Paralysis

Diseases of the upper respiratory tract such as brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome and laryngeal paralysis are commonly diagnosed in small animal practice. This webinar will review the pathophysiology and evidence-based recommended medical and surgical treatments.

Soft Tissue Surgery Series- Gastrointestinal Surgery Oct. 30 - 12-3PM EST

Introductory GI Surgery  / Advanced GI Surgery

Surgical intervention for gastrointestinal (GI) disorders is frequently performed in small animal practice. This lecture will review the principles of GI surgery and commonly surgical disorders such as linear foreing body and intussusception. In addition, tips and tricks for performing intestinal resection and anastomosis and prophylactic gastropexy will be discussed.

Soft Tissue Surgery Series-Urogential Surgery Nov. 20 - 12-3PM EST

Cystotomy / Perineal + Scrotal Urethrostomy

This webinar will review commonly performed surgical procedures of the urinary bladder (cystotomy) and perineal and scrotal urethrostomy. Tips and tricks to improve efficiency with these procedures will be provided along with surgical technique videos.

Soft Tissue Surgery Series-Hepatobiliary Surgery Dec. 3 - 12-3PM EST

Cholecystectomy  and other hepatobiliary surgical procedures

Extrahepatic biliary obstruction (EHBO) is commonly diagnosed in small animal practice with gallbladder mucocele (GBM) the most common cause in dogs. This webinar will review the pathophysiology of EHBO and GBM and review commonly performed surgical techniques such as common bile duct stenting and cholecystectomy. The second part of the webinar will review the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of portosystemic shunts.

Soft Tissue Surgery Series-Minimally Invasive Surgery Part 1 Dec 17 - 12-3PM EST

Laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery of the abdomen, is now being adopted in many general practices. This two part webinar will review the equipment require to begin a laparoscopic surgery program in your practice. The most common indications for this technique including laparoscopic ovariectomy/ovariohysterectomy, prophylactic gastropexy, cryptorchidectomy and abdominal organ biopsy will be reviewed. In part two, advanced laparoscopic procedures will be reviewed.


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September -December, 2020

Ameet Singh DVM DVSc. DACVS-SA


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