Pathogenesis and surgical options for cranial cruciate ligament ruptureDAY: FridayTIME: 13.25 - 14.10
Cranial cruciate ligament disease is one of the most common conditions encountered in canine orthopaedics. In this lecture we will review the pathogenesis and most common surgical options. A focus will be put on how to explain this complex condition and atypical surgical options to clients. Improving client understanding will enhance their engagement with surgeon and rehabilitation therapist recommendations, ultimately improving patient outcomes.
Pathogenesis of muscle and tendon injuries in dogsDAY: FridayTIME: 14.20 - 15.05
Injuries to muscle and tendons are common in the canine patient and fortunately most are mild and heal without any significant intervention. When injuries are more severe, or chronic, their treatment becomes problematic and a challenge. In this lecture we’ll dive into the mechanisms behind these injuries and how knowledge of this plays a key role in our therapeutic options.
Rehabilitation12.30 - 13.1515.15 - 16.00