Orthopaedic Club Archive

Medial patellar luxation with concurrent Cranial Cruciate Ligament in the dog: some treatment options

Presenter: Turlough O’Neill MVB MVS MACVSc CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS
European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
Royal College Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Ortho)

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Medial patellar luxation (MPL) is a common cause of lameness in small-breed dogs and is becoming increasingly more common in large-breed dogs. In a study that examined 1679 pet store puppies, 253 had at least one congenital defect (15%) amongst which 121 were patellar luxations (7.2%). In most reports between…

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Published on: 10.10.2017
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Feline Ligament Instabilities Carpus and Tarsus

Presenter: Davinia Arnott BVMS CertSAS DipECVS
European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Orthopaedic Club

The webinar will cover carpal and tarsal ligament injuries.  These are often tricky injuries that cats can suffer usually due to trauma, it will include how to treat these, practical advice on how to advise our cat owners  as well as a review of the topical anatomy which is seldom…

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Published on: 13.09.2017
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Articular Fractures in Dogs and Cats: Thoracic Limb

Presenter: Ben Walton BVSc DSAS(Orth) MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Category: Orthopaedic Club

This webinar consider and discussed the diagnosis and management of common (and less common) articular fractures of the thoracic limb of dogs and cats. There are sections on the shoulder, elbow and carpus. The aetiopathogenesis of these fractures is discussed, alongside a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of case…

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Published on: 14.08.2017
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Elbow Dysplasia Made Simple: From First Consultation to Treatment

Presenter: Alan Danielski DVM MRCVS DipECVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Elbow dysplasia is the commonest cause of thoracic limb lameness in young and medium/large breed dogs and although it begins in puppyhood it can continue to affect the dog for the rest of its life. The term “elbow dysplasia” is used to describe an abnormality of development of the elbow…

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Published on: 11.07.2017
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Investigation and Management of Feline Tarsal Injuries

Presenter: Elvin Kulendra BVetMed MVetMed CertVDI DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
Senior lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedics

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Feline tarsal injuries are commonly encountered following trauma. The tarsal joint is particularly prone to shearing injuries due to the paucity of soft tissue structure located in that region. The complex anatomy of the tarsal joint can often make diagnosis of these cases challenging. The webinar will review the anatomy…

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Published on: 13.06.2017
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Feline Skull Fractures

Presenter: Pilar Lafuente DVM PhD DACVS-SA DECVS DACVSMR CCRT FHEA MRCVS
American, European & RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
American Specialist in Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Feline skull injuries include mandibular and maxillary fractures. Car accidents more commonly cause severe and multiple head injuries, while falls from a height more likely cause simple fractures, such as mandibular symphyseal separations or split palate. The main objectives of treatment of mandibular and maxillary fractures are restoration of dental…

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Published on: 10.05.2017
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How to Perform Elbow Arthroscopy and Its Indications

Presenter: Benito de la Puerta DVM CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Orthopaedic Club

During this webinar we will be presenting how to perform an elbow arthroscopy in dogs. We will be discussing the indications to perform an elbow arthroscopy, how to introduce an arthroscope in to the joint step by step using pictures and videos and once in, knowing what is normal anatomy…

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Published on: 26.04.2017
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Management of Hip Dysplasia in the Juvenile and Adult Patients

Presenter: Rob Pettitt BVSc DSAS(Orth) MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Orthopaedics

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Hip dysplasia is an increasingly recognised cause of lameness in all ages of dogs. Historically these have been managed by non-surgical means until patients’ were failing to respond, at which stage surgery was chosen. Surgical techniques have greatly advanced in the last ten years and now there is a trend…

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Published on: 15.03.2017
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Angular Limb Deformities

Presenter: Scott Rutherford BVMS Cert SAS DipECVS MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)
European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Angular limb deformities are relatively common and the term covers many different clinical presentations. There is a wide range in severity of the deformities and they often do not need any treatment however those that do can be extremely challenging to address. This webinar will briefly discuss the disturbances to…

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Published on: 08.02.2017
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A Practical Approach to Atlantoaxial Instability

Presenter: Bianca Hettlich Dr. med vet Diplomate ACVS

Category: Orthopaedic Club

This seminar will be about atlantoaxial instability in small animals, most commonly due to developmental disease of young miniature and toy breed dogs. These dogs usually have a malformed or absent dens and develop instability at the C1-C2 joint. Clinical signs and important differential diagnoses will be discussed as well…

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Published on: 18.01.2017
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