Soft Tissue Surgery II, Vienna / Austria, 22 - 26 August 2016 held
Course Master: Prof. Dr. Gilles Dupré, DECVS (AT)
Co-Course Master: Dr. Laurent Findji DECVS (UK)
Instructor: Dr. Nikola Katic, DECVS (AT)
This course is part of a series and the participants that have attended the previous course(s) have priority. To register as a newcomer to the course please attach your Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter to your registration.
The ESAVS Soft Tissue Surgery courses are dedicated to veterinarians in practice or in academia willing to deepen their knowledge in soft tissue surgery. The comprehensive study program consists currently of 4 one-week modules. A fifth “advanced” module is being planned. Each course is composed of a mix of theory and practice on models and cadavers. A lot of time is dedicated to interactive and practical training under the supervision of course masters and instructors; all internationally recognized European or American specialists.
After attending the whole program, participants shall have acquired sufficient knowledge not only to face most of the current clinical situations but also to further progress by themselves and then recognize the cases that need to be referred to specialists.
Soft Tissue Surgery I - has to be taken before taking any other part. Soft Tissue Surgery II, III and IV can be taken in any order. It will be recommended to take Soft Tissue Surgery V only after completion of the previous course parts.
Soft Tissue Surgery II:
This module focuses on two important topics of soft tissue surgery: On one hand the skin reconstruction techniques, and on the other one surgery of the perineal and anal region.
At the end of the course, participants 1) shall possess the current knowledge about principles of wound care; 2) master most of the skin reconstruction techniques; 3) have a sound anatomical knowledge of perineal and perianal region;4) master surgical techniques as anal sac removal, perineal hernia repair and rectal surgery.
TOPICS / PROGRAM
Day 1: Skin and reconstruction
General knowledge about wound healing
Wound care and principles of wound closure
Surgical oncologic diseases of the skin and surrounding tissues
Tumours of the skin and surrounding tissues: An update
Oncologic surgery: Basics applied to skin Tumors
Mammary gland tumours
Surgical dermatologic skin diseases:
Interactive Casus clinical cases
Mammary gland tumour
Day 2: Wound closure techniques
Basic reconstructive techniques:
Local Subdermal plexus flaps (Advancement flaps, rotation, transposition)
The inguinal and axillary fold flaps
Practical skin flaps
Day 3: Colon/Rectum (2)
Anal and perineal diseases
Anal and perianal anatomy and function
Atresia, fistulas, stricture and anal Prolapse
Sacculitis and perianal fistulas
Perianal and anal sac tumors
Surgical rectal diseases
Surgical approaches to the rectum and distal colon
3 MCQ or Casus cases
Day 4: Lecture and practicals
Musculo-cutaneous flaps and reconstruction of thoracic and abdominal wall with flaps and meshes
Rectal approaches, rectectomies
Day 5: Practicals
How to Close this wound in the head
How to close this wound of the extremity
Wrap-up session Anus, Rectum and Perineum
Each group presents a summary of the most important items of the 10 topics
Program: Soft Tissue Surgery II 2016 - subject to change
ATF credit hours (Akademie für Tierärtzliche Fortbildung, Germany): 36
(for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg)
Hotel and Travel Information
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Please enter for Destination: `Vienna`, for Country: `Austria` and your travel dates. Then search for hotels near the course address: `Veterinärplatz 1`.
Tuition fee: EURO 2.590,--
Early registration: EURO 2.490,-- (deadline for early registration payment: 31st March 2016)