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Top 5 Tendon and Ligament Injuries

Apr 21, 2020
Clinical Theater 2
Orthopedics

This talk will summarize 5 of the major tendon and ligament injuries that occur in dogs and cats, including carpal hyperextension, calcanean tendon injury, tarsal hyperextension, tarsal collateral ligament injury, and biceps tendon injury. The goal of this talk will be to succinctly summarize each disease process, including underlying etiology, presentation, physical exam findings, pertinent diagnostic imaging, treatment options, and outcome. Participants should leave this talk with an understanding of how each disease process occurs, how to diagnose each injury, and what the most relevant treatment options are for each of these tendon/ligament problems, as well as the expected outcome with treatment.

  • Understand how/why each tendon/ligament injury occurs
  • Learn how to diagnose each common tendon/ligament injury
  • Discover the most successful treatment options available for each tendon/ligament injury
Speakers
Caleb Hudson, Veterinary Surgeon - Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists