Soft Tissue Surgery - Live Webinar Series

Instructor: Ameet Singh DVM DVSc. DACVS-SA 

Dr. Ameet Singh is an Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. His clinical and research interests include minimally invasive surgery and surgical site infections. Dr. Singh is currently the President of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society and is an ACVS Founding Fellow of Minimally Invasive Surgery. He has published over 100 journal articles and taught numerous workshops and surgical courses internationally. Dr. Singh received his DVM from Atlantic Veterinary College and completed his surgical residency training at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph.

Sept. 18-Back to Basics 3:30-5:30PM EST

Do you want to brush up on your knot tying techniques? This webinar will review the popular Millers and strangle knots for secure vascular pedicle ligations. In addition it will review the principles for approach to the abdomen and suture material selection and closing patterns for commonly performed procedures such as enterotomy and cystotomy.

Oct. 9-Spay Neuter Controversies - Panel with Katie H. 12:00-2:00PM EST

This webinar will discuss the controversies surrounding the timing for performing gonadectomy in dogs and cats. Recently discussed procedures such as ovariectomy and ovary-sparing hysterectomy will be reviewed. A panel discussion with Katie Leigh Hoddinott DVM DVSc. Assistant Professor Small Animal Surgery at AVC.

Oct. 30 – Upper Airway Conditions - 3:30-5:30PM EST

Diseases of the upper respiratory tract such as brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome and laryngeal paralysis are commonly diagnosed in small animal practice. This webinar will review the pathophysiology and evidence-based recommended medical and surgical treatments.

Nov. 20 Gastrointestinal Surgery - 12:00-2:00PM EST

Surgical intervention for gastrointestinal (GI) disorders is frequently performed in small animal practice. This lecture will review the principles of GI surgery and commonly surgical disorders such as linear foreign body and intussusception. In addition, tips and tricks for performing intestinal resection and anastomosis and prophylactic gastropexy will be discussed.

 Dec. 3 Urogenital Surgery - 12:00-2:00PM EST

This webinar will review commonly performed surgical procedures of the urinary bladder (cystotomy) and perineal and scrotal urethrostomy. Tips and tricks to improve efficiency with these procedures will be provided along with surgical technique videos.

Dec. 17 Hepatobiliary Surgery - 12:00-2:00PM EST

Cholecystectomy  and other hepatobiliary surgical procedures

 Extrahepatic biliary obstruction (EHBO) is commonly diagnosed in small animal practice with gallbladder mucocele (GBM) the most common cause in dogs. This webinar will review the pathophysiology of EHBO and GBM and review commonly performed surgical techniques such as common bile duct stenting and cholecystectomy. The second part of the webinar will review the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of portosystemic shunts.

This course will be recorded and registrants that are not able to attend the live event fully will receive a copy of the recording that will be active for 3 months.