Emergency Club Archive

The dreaded GDV – Top tips for surgery

Presenter: Zoe Halfacree
MA VetMB CertVDI CertSAS FHEA DipECVS MRCVS
RCVS and ECVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and Head of Soft Tissue at The Royal Veterinary College

Category: Emergency Club

GDV is a true surgical emergency. Whilst an often-feared emergency call, it is a hugely rewarding condition to treat and with the correct management, in a large percentage of cases outcome can be excellent. In this webinar you will learn to confidently diagnose and stabilise dogs with gastric dilatation and…

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Published on: 05.03.2020
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Body wall ruptures

Presenter: Dr Laura Cuddy
MVB, MS, DACVS-SA, DECVS, DACVSMR, DECVSMR, MRCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Category: Emergency Club

Traumatic body wall hernias may occur due to blunt or penetrating abdominal trauma. The timing of hernia closure depends on whether organs are incarcerated or strangulated, and whether the patient is systemically stable. Where possible, delayed hernia repair may be preferable to optimise the health of the tissue surrounding the…

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Published on: 06.02.2020
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Management of the dog with Addison’s disease

Presenter: Nick Bexfield
BVetMed PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA PGDipMEdSci PGCHE FHEA MRCVS
RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Medicine

Category: Emergency Club

In this webinar we will begin by briefly reviewing the pathophysiology, aetiology, clinical features and diagnosis of hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s disease). We will discuss that primary hypoadrenocorticism is due to an absence of glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids, and is a disease of young to middle age dogs and certain breeds are predisposed.…

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Published on: 09.01.2020
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