Orthopaedic - Get into the Groove
Thursday 26 September 2019
19:00 - 21:30
Patellar luxation is a common cause of hindlimb lameness in dogs, and surgical management is often performed in general practice. In this presentation we will review current surgical treatment options and discuss their relative merits with tips to reduce/avoid some of the more commonly encountered complications.
BVSc MANZCVS (Small Animal Surgery) MRCVS
Mark graduated from the University of Melbourne. Admitted as a member of the ACVSc by examination in small animal surgery in 2000, Mark undertook specialist residency training in orthopaedics & spinal surgery. He worked in specialist referral centres for ten years as an orthopaedic & neurosurgeon and five years’ operating a peripatetic orthopaedic service.
Mark has extensive experience in all aspects of canine and feline orthopaedics and spinal surgery, including canine and feline hip replacement. His team performed the UK’s first feline total hip replacement, and subsequently the world's first bilateral feline total hip replacement.
Mark has contributed to and co-authored several scientific publications. In 2005, the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association awarded him the Lesley Vaughan prize for original orthopaedic research. He has presented research at international scientific meetings and lectured to vets on the international stage.
Free Evening CPD Forum Schedule:
Registration and buffet from 7.00pm onwards.
Presentation by Mark includes questions and answers 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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