March 24, 2016 – 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Non-Invasive Jaw Fracture Repair
By Corinne Durand, DVM
In our lecture about jaw fracture repair we will discuss various non-invasive jaw fracture repair techniques including muzzle therapy, interdental wiring, maxillomandibular fixation, symphyseal wiring and acrylic splinting. The benefits, materials and individual techniques will be described in detail. There will be cases to walk through to aid in technical understanding. Pre and post-op management will also be discussed and the importance of intraoral imaging in fracture repair. Questions are welcomed.
Broken Bones: from triage to bony union
By Rebecca Wolf, VMD, DACVS-SA
This lecture will cover all aspects of fracture care, from initial triage to assessing healing. Attendees will review emergency triage diagnostics, initial care of fractured bones, principles of stabilization, and fracture repair assessment. Wound care and bandaging will be discussed, and a wide range of fractures and stabilization methods will be presented.
Location: Metropolitan Veterinary Associates, 2626 Van Buren Avenue
Time: Registration starts at 6:00 p.m.
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