Top Ten Surgical Procedures
September 20 - September 21
This surgical course will cover common basic and intermediate level surgical procedures in the dog and cat. Lectures immediately precede the laboratory hands-on experience for the surgical procedures. Specific surgical procedures to be covered and practiced in the canine include: Exploratory Celiotomy and Biopsy techniques, intestinal resection and anastomosis, gastropexy, splenectomy, and feeding tube placement. Surgical anatomy of the biliary system will be demonstrated in the laboratory and cholecystectomy performed.