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Vi Masterclass in Fracture Fixation and Locking Plates

Presented By Provet Vi

Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th November 2022
The Sydney Veterinary Training Centre, NSW

Presenters:

Dr Chris Tan BVSc BSc (Vet) PhD FANZCVS Diplomate ECVS (Small Animal Surgery) (Sydney)

Dr Jack Neville-Towle BVSc (Hons), MANZCVS, MVS, MPhil, DECVS

About:

A highly practical two day course dedicated to planning and repairing long bone fractures. This course aims to prepare the participant with the theoretical and practical knowledge to maximise the best case scenario. From fracture planning to intra-operative execution of your plan.

  • Fracture planning and repair techniques
  • Theory and practical considerations behind locking plates
  • Use of ancillary fixation (IM pins, cerclage wire and lag screws)
  • Approaches to common long bone fractures (Radius, Femur, Tibia) using cadaveric specimens
  • Rehearsal of long bone fracture repair (Radius, Femur, Tibia) of different configurations using cadaveric specimen
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About Dr Chris Tan
BVSc BSc(Vet) PhD FANZCVS Diplomate ECVS (Small Animal Surgery)

Chris is a specialist in small animal surgery based in Sydney, Australia.

He worked in both academia and private referral practice before launching My Surgical Coach, an innovative coaching program designed to bridge the gap between practical workshops and commencing new techniques in clinical practice.

Chris continues to hold academic appointments within the veterinary faculty at the University of Sydney and the medical faculty at the University of New South Wales where he continues teaching and contributing to research programs.

He currently sits on the education commission of AOVET, a not for profit organisation which aims to improve the outcomes of patients with orthopaedic disease across the globe.

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About Dr Jack Neville-Towle
BVSc (Hons), MANZCVS, MVS, MPhil, DECVS

Jack is a specialist small animal surgeon who completed his residency at the University of Sydney in 2017.

He has since practiced in Sydney, Melbourne and London; including recently as a lecturer in orthopaedics and clinical surgeon in orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery at the Royal Veterinary College.

He has interests across the small animal surgery discipline.