WVC 92nd Annual Conference
Common Hip Surgery for the General Practitioner
This comprehensive laboratory course will discuss how to treat some of the most common disorders and injuries of the hips of dogs and cats. Participants will learn how to quickly diagnose hip problems using signalment, orthopedic examination, and radiographic findings. Surgical techniques for the hip that will be discussed include hip luxation, hip dysplasia, avascular necrosis, trochanteric fractures, as well as fractures of the femoral head and neck. Participants will perform selected procedures on plastic bone models and cadavers. Lunch is provided. Capacity: 32. Price: $850.
Transportation: Complimentary shuttle service is provided to and from the Oquendo Center for all hands-on labs. The pickup area is located at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center entrance. Buses depart promptly 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the course.
Dress Code: Please dress comfortably. Scrubs are recommended, additional scrubs are available for use at the Oquendo Center, if needed. Closed-toe shoes are required.