Basic Small Animal Orthopaedics: Internal Fixation - Plates and Screws
Basic Small Animal Orthopaedics: Internal Fixation - Plates and Screws (10% online booking discount)
This course is an introduction to internal fixation, with a focus on plates and screws. The implants will be introduced with an emphasis on how they work and why, as well as an introduction to the associated instrumentation. The principles of internal fixation will be covered, and how to ensure these rules are followed. Specifically lag and position screws, and plating techniques including compression, neutralisation, bridging will be covered. The course will also include pre-operative planning of internal fixation, potential complications and how to overcome them.
19th September 2017
Gareth Arthurs PGCertMedEd MA VetMB CertVR CertSAS DSAS (Orth) FHEA MRCVS