Securos University: Extracapsular Stifle Stabilization Wet Lab

Embassy Suites |  Boston, MA

June 1, 2019

Extracapsular (ExCap) Lateral Fabello-Tibial Suture Stabilization of the Stifle

Online Lecture & Wet Lab

This course includes two parts and is designed for the veterinarian who wishes to learn/refine the extracapsular (ExCap) lateral fabello-tibial suture stabilization technique and to understand the major advantages of PowerX Crimping System.
 
Part One of this course is a pre-recorded online lecture that includes a comprehensive discussion of diagnostic tips, client education updates, case selection, meniscal visualization & treatment, ExCap lateral fabello-tibial suture stabilization technique, and postoperative management/ rehabilitation.
 
Part Two of this course is a hands-on workshop. Participants will perform the ExCap suture stabilization technique on canine cadavers under faculty supervision using a step-by-step high-resolution video demonstration. This laboratory will include arthrotomy for stifle exploration, removal of the CrCL remnants, inspection of the medial meniscus, proper placement of the ExCap suture and use of a precise crimping system and critique of your repair.

 

The online lecture will be available for 30 days before the hands-on wet lab. The online lecture includes the following modules:
Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease Series
Part 1: Diagnostic Tips and Tricks
Part 2: Educating the Pet Owner and Case Selection
Part 3: Extracapsular Stifle Stabilization Technique
Part 4: Meniscus and Postop Care
*This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 8.5 hours of continuing education in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.