|1:10 PM-2:00 PM
How to Perform a Thorough Abdominal Exploratory
There are so many things to see during an abdominal exploratory it is easy to get lost. This presentation will review the indications and method for performing an abdominal exploratory, look at normal vs. abnormal findings, and discuss tips and equipment to increase your efficiency during abdominal surgeries.
|2:10 PM-3:00 PM
Abdominal Organ Biopsy Techniques
What can you do if you see something abnormal during an abdominal surgery? The answer is often—take a biopsy. This presentation will review methods for biopsy of the liver, intestines, pancreas, kidneys, and other abdominal organs.
|3:10 PM-4:00 PM
Gastrointestinal Surgery for the Small Animal Practitioner
Gastrointestinal (GI) surgery can go from routine to complicated quickly. This presentation will review the indications and pre and post-operative management strategies as well as tips and tricks for enterotomy, resection, and anastomosis.
|4:10 PM-5:00 PM
Basic Wound Management and Reconstructive Techniques
Sometimes wounds or mass removals just do not want to close routinely. This presentation will review several simple strategies for closing wounds, such as relaxing incisions and pre-tensioning, and discuss factors that help guide our wound management decisions.