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Orthopaedic Surgery 1 | The Hindlimb

This lecture will be available in three locations;

Galway - 25th April - 12.30 - 20.30
Limerick - 26th April - 12.30 - 20.30 
Dublin - 27th April - 09.30 - 17.30

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Fracture Management using External Fixators

Osteoarthritis (OA) - Whats new in diagnosis & management

Patellar Luxation

Practical management of common traumatic hip injuries

Update on cranial cruciate ligament disease & rupture


This module will start with an overview of canine and feline osteoarthritis including a refresher on causes and clinick signs.

Recent developments in the management of this common condition including drug alternative therapies as well as surgical treatment will be covered.  An update on practical step by step management of the most common traumatic, developmental and degenerative conditions of the hindlimb such as hip luxations, patella luzation and cranial cruciate ligament rupture will be covered in this module.  The final parts of this module will overview the theory and practical applications of external skeletal fixation for common hindlimb fractures.