MIAMI VET COURSE APR-2022

Thursday, April 28

 

7:00 pm AM                        Welcome Reception at Hotel Indigo

Friday, April 29 (Day 1)

 

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM             Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM             Welcome and introductions

Moderator: Javier Castaneda

9:20 AM – 10:20 AM           Pathogenesis and diagnosis of Cranial Cruciate Ligament disease

10:20 AM – 10:50 AM         Surgical treatment options for Cranial Cruciate Ligament rupture

Speaker: Caleb Hudson

10:50 AM – 11:05 AM         Coffee Break

11:05 AM – 11:35 AM         Properties of implant materials

Speaker: Cesar Silva

11:35 AM – 12:05 PM         Development and biomechanical principles of TPLO

12:05 AM – 1:00 PM           Surgical planning for TPLO: Demo using pre-op planning software

Speaker: Caleb Hudson                      

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM             Lunch Break

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM             TPLO surgical technique step-by-step

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM             TPLO post-operative management and follow-up

Speaker: Caleb Hudson

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM             TPLO procedure hands-on practice with plastic models

Monitors: Caleb Hudson, David Silva, Riad Katrib, Armando Morga, Antonio Claudio

4:30 AM – 5:00 PM              Discussion and closing of Day 1

Moderator: Caleb Hudson

5:00 PM                                  Adjourn

7:00 pm                                   Dinner at La Cañita at Bayside

Saturday, April 30 (Day 2)

 

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM             Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:00 am          TPLO with concurrent Medial Patellar Luxation

10:00 am – 10:45 am       TPLO with concurrent Angular Deformities

Speaker: Caleb Hudson

10:45 am – 11:00 am        Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm        TPLO complications

Speaker: Caleb Hudson

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm        Principles of plate design

Speaker: Cesar Silva

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm          Lunch Break

1:30 pm – 4:00 pm            Case discussion

Moderators: Caleb Hudson, Antonio Claudio, Armando Morga, David Silva

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm            Mechanical testing of orthopedic implants

Demonstration of a novel plate fatigue tester

Speaker: Javier Castaneda

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm            Certificates, Course conclusion

Moderator: Javier Castaneda

4:45 pm                                 Adjourn