1741 – Spinal Surgery (February 2022)

£1,897.00 (+VAT)

28th February and 1st March 2022, Studley, Warwickshire

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Are you a competent surgeon who wants an introduction to the surgical procedures most commonly used in the management of canine spinal disease? This course will guide you through the indications for surgery and the other options for management of these often challenging patients. We’ll discuss the surgical management of intervertebral disc disease in detail. Includes extensive hands-on practical wetlab sessions with direct guidance from the course tutors.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to perform a clinical examination of the disc disease patient
  • How to diagnose intervertebral disc disease
  • Decision-making principles and medical options- make the right choice
  • Surgical approaches and techniques and where they’re indicated
  • Complications of investigative and surgical techniques and how to avoid them
  • Extensive hands-on practical sessions allow you to practise the standard hemilaminectomy, modified hemilaminectomy and ventral slot techniques under guidance from our expert and approachable tutors

Course Tutors:

Dr Colin Driver BSc BVetMed (Hons) MVetMed PhD DipECVN MRCVS


This course is kindly sponsored by Veterinary Instrumentation

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Course Feedback :

“Excellent mix of lectures and practical sessions.”

“Very good and gave me confidence to face the first case. Good balance of theory and practical sessions.”

“Great course with lots of practical tips and plenty of time to practice in wet labs. “

“High quality off the course and objectives learned. “


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