Ljubljana Slovenia | May 7-9 2020

Advancing the veterinary profession
in Eastern Europe

In collaboration with
the Slovenian Small Animal Veterinary Association

PROGRAMME

Day 1 – Thursday, May 7

08:30 - 09:15

Gastroenterology

Silke Salavati
Ileus in critically ill patients - a clinical approach to gastric motility

9:20 -10:05

Gastroenterology

Silke Salavati
IBD, CE, FRE, ARD - an update on acronyms and aetiologies in canine chronic gut conditions

9:20 -10:05

Coffee Break

10:35 -11:20

Gastroenterology

Silke Salavati
The "curious" case of canine protein-losing enteropathy - do we need to step it up?

11:25 -12:10

Gastroenterology

Silke Salavati
Alternative treatment options for chronic enteropathies - something not only for refractory cases

12:10 -13:50

Lunch

13:50 -14:35

Neurology

Elsa Beltran
Anisocoria - When the problem is in the neurology system

14:40 -15:25

Neurology

Elsa Beltran
Blindness from a neurologist point of view

15:25 -15:55

Coffee Break

15:55 -16:40

Neurology

Elsa Beltran
Strabismus, nystagmus and eyelid dysfunction

16:45 -17:30

Neurology

Elsa Beltran
The vestibular patient, When should I be worried?

9:00 -9:45

Oncology

Špela Bavčar
Canine and Feline lymphomas – are they all the same? – Part 1

9:50 -10:35

Oncology

Špela Bavčar
Canine and Feline lymphomas – are they all the same? – Part 2

10:35 -11:05

Coffee Break

11:05 -11:50

Oncology

Špela Bavčar
Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors and their use in veterinary medicine

11:55 -12:40

Oncology

Špela Bavčar
“Chronic” treatments in veterinary oncology

12:40 -14:20

Lunch

14:20 -15:05

Nephorology

Marc Dhumeaux
Evidence based medicine in chronic kidney disease

15:10 -15:55

Nephorology

Marc Dhumeaux
How to recognised and treat acute kidney injury

15:55 -16:25

Coffee Break

16:25 -17:10

Nephorology

Marc Dhumeaux
Proteinuria in dogs and cats; does it really matter?

17:15 -18:00

Nephorology

Marc Dhumeaux
Case-based discussion in kidney disease

9:30 -10:15

Dermatology

Nao Hensel
The Dermatologist’s Toolbox: Practical Diagnostic Techniques

10:20 -11:05

Dermatology

Nao Hensel
Congenital/genetic skin diseases

11:05 -11:35

Coffee Break

11:35 -12:20

Dermatology

Nao Hensel
Review on cutaneous Pemphigus and Lupus

12:25-13:10

Dermatology

Nao Hensel
Unusual skin lesions associated with an internal disease

13:10 -14:50

Lunch

14:50 -15:35

Welfare and Behaviour

Gonçalo da Graça Pereira
What Cats would like us to know about their behaviour?

15:40 -16:25

Welfare and Behaviour

Gonçalo da Graça Pereira
Social Organization in Dogs: Is dominance real or a myth?

16:25 -16:55

Coffee Break

16:55 -17:40

Welfare and Behaviour

Gonçalo da Graça Pereira
Environmental Enrichment: can living conditions lead to cat's behavioural problems?

17:45 -18:30

Welfare and Behaviour

Gonçalo da Graça Pereira
Is it simply a toilet or do details make the difference?

9:30 -10:16

 
 
 

10:20 -11:06

Industry Symposium

 
 

11:05 -11:36

Coffee Break

11:35 -12:21

Industry Symposium

 
 

12:25 -13:11

Industry Symposium

 
 

13:10 -14:51

Lunch

14:50 -15:36

Industry Symposium

 
 

15:40 -16:26

Industry Symposium

 
 

16:25 -16:56

Coffee Break

16:55 -17:41

Industry Symposium

 
 

17:45 -18:31

 
 
 

Day 2 – Friday, May 8

8:30 -9:15

Gastroenterology

Silke Salavati
Gastrointestinal endoscopy and histopathology - are we all wasting our time?

9:20 -10:05

Gastroenterology

Silke Salavati
The good, the bad and the inbetweeners? - Case discussions in small animal gastroenterology

10:0 5-10:35

Coffee Break

10:35 -11:20

Neurology

Elsa Beltran
Acute spinal cord lesions - From clinical signs to treatment

11:25 -12:10

Neurology

Elsa Beltran
Seizures versus movement disorders - How Can I recognize them?

12:10-13:50

Lunch

13:50 -14:35

Cardiology

Mike Martin
Understanding heart sounds

14:40 -15:25

Cardiology

Mike Martin
Recognition and diagnosis of heart failure in dogs

15:25 -15:55

Coffee Break

15:55 -16:40

Cardiology

Mike Martin
Preclinical heart disease in cats and dogs

16:45 -17:30

Cardiology

Mike Martin
Treatment of heart failure and current ACVIM guidelines

9:00 -9:45

Orthopedics

Martin Owen
Cranial cruciate ligament insufficiency – Options for surgical management

9:50 -10:35

Orthopedics

Martin Owen
Cranial cruciate ligament rupture - When is a lateral suture as good as a TPLO?

10:35 -11:05

Coffee Break

11:05 -11:50

Orthopedics

Martin Owen
Patellar luxation – Diagnosis and Surgical Management

11:55 -12:40

Orthopedics

Martin Owen
Patellar luxation – What can we learn from my mistakes?

12:40 -14:20

Lunch

14:20 -15:05

Emergency and Critical Care

Chiara Valtolina
Approach to the emergency patients: triage and major body system

15:10 -15:55

Emergency and Critical Care

Chiara Valtolina
Fluid therapy for the emergency and critical care patient

15:55 -16:25

Coffee Break

16:25 -17:10

Emergency and Critical Care

Marko Pipan
What to do when they are gasping for air

17:15 -18:00

Emergency and Critical Care

Marko Pipan
Hypotension-should I panic?

9:30 -10:15

Dermatology

Patrick Hensel
Optimizing Topical Therapy for Various Skin Diseases

10:20 -11:05

Dermatology

Patrick Hensel
Nail diseases in dogs & cats

11:05 -11:35

Coffee Break

11:35 -12:20

Dermatology

Patrick Hensel
Food Allergy versus Food Intolerance

12:25 -13:10

Dermatology

Patrick Hensel
Non-pruritic, non-inflammatory alopecia

13:10 -14:50

Lunch

14:50 -15:35

Surgery

Laura Owen
Advanced reconstruction techniques

15:40 -16:25

Surgery

Laura Owen
Update on mast cell tumours

16:25 -16:55

Coffee Break

16:55 -17:40

Surgery

Laura Owen
Splenic masses

17:45 -18:30

Surgery

Laura Owen
Oral tumours

9:30 -10:16

 
 
 

10:20 -11:06

Industry Symposium

 
 

11:05 -11:36

Coffee Break

11:35 -12:21

Industry Symposium

 
 

12:25 -13:11

Industry Symposium

 
 

13:10 -14:51

Lunch

14:50 -15:36

Industry Symposium

 
 

15:40 -16:26

Industry Symposium

 
 

16:25 -16:56

Coffee Break

16:55 -17:41

Industry Symposium

 
 

17:45 -18:31

 
 
 

Day 3 – Saturday, May 9

8:30 -9:15

Cardiology

Mike Martin
Introduction to understanding ECGs

9:20 -10:05

Cardiology

Mike Martin
Collapse and syncope in dogs: a night at the movies

10:05 -10:35

Coffee Break

10:35 -11:20

Cardiology

Mike Martin
Interactive Case quiz: is this cardiac or respiratory disease?

11:25 -12:10

Cardiology

Mike Martin
Interventional cardiac procedures in small animals: an overview

12:10 -13:50

Lunch

13:50 -14:35

Internal Medicine

Alenka Hrovat
Diagnosis and better understanding of diabetes in dogs and cats

14:40 -15:25

Internal Medicine

Alenka Hrovat
Management of simple and complicated cases of diabetes

15:25 -15:55

Coffee Break

15:55 -16:40

Internal Medicine

Alenka Hrovat
Monitoring of diabetes

16:45 -17:30

Internal Medicine

Alenka Hrovat
Case solving

9:00 -9:45

Emergency and Critical Care

Chiara Valtolina
Monitoring post surgical patients

9:50 -10:35

Emergency and Critical Care

Chiara Valtolina
Approach to the dyspnoeic cat /patient

10:35-11:05

Coffee Break

11:05 -11:50

Emergency and Critical Care

Chiara Valtolina
Approach to the multitrauma patient

11:55 -12:40

Emergency and Critical Care

Chiara Valtolina
Common mistakes in the ER

12:40 -14:20

Lunch

14:20 -15:05

Surgery

Laura Owen
Ureteral obstruction - includes surgical options, SUBs and stents

15:10 -15:55

Surgery

Laura Owen
Urinary incontinence - update on urinary incontinence and management options available

15:55 -16:25

Coffee Break

16:25 -17:10

Surgery

Laura Owen
Lower urinary tract (or urethral obstruction) - management of urolithiasis and urethral / prostatic tumours

17:15 -18:00

Surgery

Laura Owen
Surgical planning for oncological cases and simple reconstruction techniques

09:30 -10:15

Orthopedics

Martin Owen
Hip Dysplasia – Diagnosis and Management

10:20 -11:05

Orthopedics

Martin Owen
Elbow Dysplasia- Diagnosis and Management

11:05 -11:35

Coffee Break

11:35 -12:20

Orthopedics

Martin Owen
Common Calcaneal Tendon injury

12:25 -13:10

Orthopedics

Martin Owen
Management of pelvic fractures

13:10 -14:50

Lunch

14:50 -15:35

Welfare and Behaviour

Gonçalo da Graça Pereira
Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrom: can we stop aging?

15:40 -16:25

Welfare and Behaviour

Gonçalo da Graça Pereira
"I'm getting bald! Is it stress?": feline pschycogenic alopecia

16:25 -16:55

Coffee Break

16:55 -17:40

Endosurgery

Antoine Adam
Laparoscopy in small animal practice - top 5 most popular procedures

17:45 -18:30

Endosurgery

Antoine Adam
New technics in urinary diagnostic and endosurgery

9:30 -10:16

 
 
 

10:20 -11:06

Industry Symposium

 
 

11:05 -11:36

Coffee Break

11:35 -12:21

Industry Symposium

 
 

12:25 -13:11

Industry Symposium

 
 

13:10 -14:51

Lunch

14:50 -15:36

Industry Symposium

 
 

15:40 -16:26

Industry Symposium

 
 

16:25 -16:56

Coffee Break

16:55 -17:41

Industry Symposium

 
 

17:45 -18:31

 
 
 

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