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Soft Tissue Surgery I, Shanghai / China, 9 - 13 May 2016 held

Course Master: Dr. Laurent Findji, DECVS (UK)
Co-Lecturers: Dr. Jean-Fran├žois Salomon (DE), Dr. Manuel Jimenez Pelaez, DECVS (ES)


Monay, 9 May 2016
09:00-10:30 Wound management: from the fresh wound to wound closure
Outline: Basics of wound healing and wound care (including types of dressings, etc)
10:30-11:30 Basic reconstruction techniques: subdermal flaps
Outline: Advancement, rotation, transposition and interpolation flaps, including Skin fold flaps
11:50-12:35 Basic reconstruction techniques: axial pattern flaps
Outline: Principle of axial pattern flaps, caudal superficial epigastric flap +/- 1 or 2 others
12:35-13:05 Basic reconstruction techniques: distant flaps
Outline: Tunellisation and pouching
14:00-15:00 How to open, explore and close the abdomen
15:00-15:45 Surgery of the stomach
Outline: Gastrotomy, gastropexy +/- simple gastrectomy (no Billroth)
16:15-17:30 Surgery of the small intestines
Outline: Fundamental principles, enterotomy, enterectomy
17:30-18:15 Surgery of the large intestine
Outline: Colotomy, colectomy, colopexy

Tuesday, 10 May 2016
08:30-12:00 Wet lab
Outline: Skin and reconstructive surgery
13:30-17:00 Wet lab
Outline: Gastrointestinal surgery

Wednesday, 11 May 2016
08:30-09:15 Surgery of the kidneys
Outline: Anatomy, nephrotomy, nephrectomy
09:15-10:00 Surgery of the bladder
Outline: General principles of urinary surgery, cystotomy, +/- cystectomy
10:30-11:45 Management of urethral obstruction - Urethrostomies
Outline: Basic knowledge on urolithiases, urethral obstruction, feline PU, canine scrotal U
11:45-12:45 Surgery of the ovaries and uterus
Outline: OV, OVH, Cesarean section (including a bit of anaesthesia and basic care to the neonates)
14:00-14:45 Abdominal biopsy techniques
Outline: Biopsies of intestines, kidneys, liver, spleen, pancreas +/- prostate
14:45-15:30 The fast splenectomy
Outline: Splenectomy in 3-4 ligatures
16:00-16:45 The use of the omentum in surgery
Outline: Use of omentum in abdomen but also in wounds, reconstruction, etc.
16:45-18:15 Septic peritonitis: keys to success
Outline How to diagnose SP early, how to treat it efficiently

Thursday, 12 May 2016
08:30-12:00 Wet lab
Outline: Urogenital surgery
13:30-17:00 Wet lab
Outline: Abdominal surgery

Friday, 13 May 2016
09:00-10:15 Skin reconstructive Sx
10:30-11:45 GI surgery / septic peritonitis
12:00-13:15 UT surgery
14:00-17:00 Clinical cases / Interactive session


  • Tuition fee for the members of Thai, Indonesian, Malaysian, Indian and Sri Lanka Vet. Assns: EURO 1.132,--
    Early registration (deadline for FULL early registration payment: 15th April 2016): EURO 1.053,--

  • Discount Tuition fee (Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan): EURO 1.505,--
    Early registration (deadline for FULL early registration payment: 15th April 2016): EURO 1.400,--

  • Tuition fee (Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand): EURO 1.924,--
    Early registration (deadline for FULL early registration payment: 15th April 2016): EURO 1.789,--

  • Tuition fee for participants from other countries upon request.

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