Advancing the veterinary profession in Eastern Europe

In collaboration with the HELLENIC VETERINARY ASSOCIATION

October 3-5, 2019| Thessaloniki, Greece


 

 

Programme

Day 1 – Thursday, October 3

08:30 – 09:15

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

Laurent Findji
Approach to lumps and bumps

 

09:20 – 10:05

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

Laurent Findji
Diaphragmatic hernias

 

10:05 – 10:35
Coffee Break

 

10:35 – 11:20

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

Laurent Findji
Why is this wound not healing?

 

11:25 – 12:10

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

Laurent Findji
Is resecting bigger the future of surgical oncology?

 

12:10 – 13:50
Lunch

 

13:50 – 14:35

ORTHOPAEDICS

Mike Farrell
The best lecture of all time on the perfect orthopaedic consultation

 

14:40 – 15:25

ORTHOPAEDICS

Mike Farrell
How do orthopaedic legends plan a fracture repair?

 

15:25 – 15:55
Coffee Break

 

15:55 – 16:40

ORTHOPAEDICS

Mike Farrell
Orthopaedic decision-making: Even though I’m the finest veterinary orthopaedic surgeon of all time, should I sometimes consider non-surgical management?

 

16:45 – 17:30

ORTHOPAEDICS

Mike Farrell
Fracture repair complications: How to avoid the mistakes other people make

 
 

09:00 – 09:45

NEUROLOGY

Thomas Flegel
Spinal radiographs for neurological diseases

 

09:50 – 10:35

NEUROLOGY

Thomas Flegel
Spinal trauma

 

10:35 – 11:05
Coffee Break

 

11:05 – 11:50

NEUROLOGY

Thomas Flegel
Differentiating spinal from peripheral nervous system disease

 

11:55 – 12:40

NEUROLOGY

Thomas Flegel
Hydrocephalus

 

12:40 – 14:20
Lunch

 

14:20 – 15:05

NEUROLOGY

Thomas Flegel
Brain biopsies

 

15:10 – 15:55

NEUROLOGY

Thomas Flegel
Partial lateral corpectomy vs. hemilaminectomy for intervertebral disc disease

 

15:55 – 16:25
Coffee Break

 

16:25 – 17:10

ENDOSCOPY

Vassiliki Stathopoulou
Oesophageal strictures in cats- the “whys” and “hows”?

 

17:15 – 18:00

ENDOSCOPY

Vassiliki Stathopoulou
Chronic vomiting in dogs – case based approach

 
 

09:30 – 10:15

DENTISTRY

Ana Nemec
Feline and canine tooth resorption – should I treat it?

 

10:20 – 11:05

DENTISTRY

Ana Nemec
How to avoid failures in oral and maxillofacial patients?

 

11:05 – 11:35
Coffee Break

 

11:35 – 12:20

DENTISTRY

Ana Nemec
Non-periodontal inflammatory oral lesions in cats

 

12:25 – 13:10

DENTISTRY

Ana Nemec
Non-periodontal inflammatory oral lesions in dogs

 

13:10 – 14:50
Lunch

 

14:50 – 15:35

CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

Zoe Polizopulou
Diagnostic approach to anemia

 

15:40 – 16:25

CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

Zoe Polizopulou
The interpretation of serum protein changes (including acute phase proteins)

 

16:25 – 16:55
Coffee Break

 

16:55 – 17:40

REPRODUCTION

Alain Fontbonne
The effects of castration on male dog behavior

 

17:45 – 18:30

REPRODUCTION

Philippe Barlon
Management in veterinary reproduction

 
 

09:00 – 09:20

CANINE LEISHMANIOSIS SYMPOSIUM

Ioannis Kavarnos & Manolis Saridimichelakis
Geographical distribution of canine Leishmaniosis in Europe: How exotic is it really?

 

09:20 – 10:00

CANINE LEISHMANIOSIS SYMPOSIUM

Ioannis Kavarnos & Manolis Saridimichelakis
Clinical manifestations
 i) common cases
 ii) less common cases

 

11:05 – 11:35
Coffee Break

 

10:35 – 12:20

CANINE LEISHMANIOSIS SYMPOSIUM

Ioannis Kavarnos & Manolis Saridimichelakis
Diagnosis: infection vs illness

 

12:25 – 13:10

CANINE LEISHMANIOSIS SYMPOSIUM

Ioannis Kavarnos & Manolis Saridimichelakis
Treatment (drug resistance?)

 

13:10 – 14:50
Lunch

 

14:50 – 15:35

CANINE LEISHMANIOSIS SYMPOSIUM

Ioannis Kavarnos & Manolis Saridimichelakis
Prevention (vaccination?)

 
 

Day 2 – Friday, October 4

08:30 – 09:15

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Regurgitation: Much more than just megaesophagus – Part I

 

09:20 – 10:05

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Regurgitation: Part II

 

10:05 – 10:35
Coffee Break

 

10:35 – 11:20

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
GI ulceration/erosion and bleeding

 

11:25 – 12:10

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Canine acute pancreatitis

 

12:10 – 13:50
Lunch

 

13:50 – 14:35

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Chronic small bowel diarrhea – IBD is not the most common cause – Part I

 

14:40 – 15:25

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Chronic small bowel diarrhea – Part II

 

15:25 – 15:55
Coffee Break

 

15:55 – 16:40

DERMATOLOGY

Filippo De Bellis
Atopic dermatitis in dogs and cats – un update

 

16:45 – 17:30

DERMATOLOGY

Filippo De Bellis
Diagnostic approach to otitis

 
 

09:00 – 09:45

ORTHOPAEDICS

Mike Farrell
Stifle surgery complications: How to avoid the mistakes other people make

 

09:50 – 10:35

ORTHOPAEDICS

Mike Farrell
How do orthopaedic legends treat cruciate ligament injuries?

 

10:35 – 11:05
Coffee Break

 

11:05 – 11:50

ORTHOPAEDICS

Mike Farrell
How do orthopaedic legends treat physeal fractures?

 

11:55 – 12:40

ORTHOPAEDICS

Mike Farrell
45 minutes of outstanding advice for young vets interested in becoming an orthopaedic legend

 

12:40 – 14:20
Lunch

 

13:10 – 13:50
Keynote Lecture

 

14:20 – 15:05

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

Laurent Findji
Advances in surgery of oral tumours

 

15:10 – 15:55

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

Laurent Findji
Augmented amputations: when just the leg is not enough

 

15:55 – 16:25
Coffee Break

 

16:25 – 17:10

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

Laurent Findji
Liver surgery: lobectomies

 

17:15 – 18:00

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY

Laurent Findji
Liver surgery: portosystemic shunts

 
 

09:30 – 10:15

DENTISTRY

Ana Nemec
Interpretation of dental radiographs: normal finding or pathology?

 

10:20 – 11:05

DENTISTRY

Ana Nemec
Periodontal diseases – etiology, diagnosis and optimal management

 

11:05 – 11:35
Coffee Break

 

11:35 – 12:20

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

Pete Mantis
CT: the basics

 

12:25 – 13:10

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

Pete Mantis
Thoracic CT of the dog and cat

 

13:10 – 14:50
Lunch

 

14:50 – 15:35

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

Pete Mantis
Canine and feline abdominal CT: clinical applications

 

15:40 – 16:25

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

Pete Mantis
Clinical applications of musculoskeletal CT of the dog and cat

 

16:25 – 16:55
Coffee Break

 

16:55 – 17:40

ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA

Paulo Steagall
The secrets of dental pain: current knowledge

 

17:45 – 18:30

ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA

Paulo Steagall
Ketamine – anesthesia or analgesia?

 
 

11:05 – 11:35
Coffee Break

 

10:35 – 12:20

Industry Symposium

 

12:25 – 13:10

Industry Symposium

 

13:10 – 14:50
Lunch

 

14:50 – 15:35

Industry Symposium

 

15:40 – 16:25

Industry Symposium

 

16:25 – 16:55
Coffee Break

 
 

Day 3 – Saturday, October 5

08:30 – 09:15

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Protein-losing enteropathies

 

09:20 – 10:05

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Chronic large bowel diarrhea

 

10:05 – 10:35
Coffee Break

 

10:35 – 11:20

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Chronic hepatic disease dogs – you can often cure them IF you diagnose them early – Part I

 

11:25 – 12:10

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Chronic hepatic disease dogs – you can often cure them IF you diagnose them early – Part II

 

12:10 – 13:50
Lunch

 

13:50 – 14:35

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Congenital portosystemic shunts – very common and very confusing

 

14:40 – 15:25

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Mike Willard
Biliary tract disorders

 

15:25 – 15:55
Coffee Break

 

15:55 – 16:40

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

Pete Mantis
Ultrasonography of the eye of the dog and cat

 

16:45 – 17:30

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

Pete Mantis
What lurks in the shadows? How to interpret abdominal radiographs

 
 

09:00 – 09:45

ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA

Paulo Steagall
Local anesthetics: simple and practical

 

09:50 – 10:35

ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA

Paulo Steagall
Pain assessment in cats: Introducing the Feline Grimace Scale

 

10:35 – 11:05
Coffee Break

 

11:05 – 11:50

ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA

Paulo Steagall
Ten tips on small animal anesthesia and pain management in practice

 

11:55 – 12:40

ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA

Paulo Steagall
Protocols for feline sedation: when, why and how

 

12:40 – 14:20
Lunch

 

14:20 – 15:05

DERMATOLOGY

Filippo De Bellis
Medical treatment of infectious otitis external and media

 

15:10 – 15:55

DERMATOLOGY

Filippo De Bellis
Dermatological emergencies – when things go wrong

 

15:55 – 16:25
Coffee Break

 

16:25 – 17:10

DERMATOLOGY

Filippo De Bellis
Interactive dermatology – case 1

 

17:15 – 18:00

DERMATOLOGY

Filippo De Bellis
Interactive dermatology – case 2

 
 

09:30 – 10:15

EXOTICS

Vladimir Jekl
Urinary diseases

 

10:20 – 11:05

EXOTICS

Vladimir Jekl
Respiratory diseases

 

11:05 – 11:35
Coffee Break

 

11:35 – 12:20

EXOTICS

Vladimir Jekl
Small mammal ophthalmology

 

12:25 – 13:10

EXOTICS

Vladimir Jekl
Gastrointestinal diseases in rabbits and rodents

 

13:10 – 14:50
Lunch

 

14:50 – 15:35

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Simon Tappin
How to approach the coughing dog

 

15:40 – 16:25

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Simon Tappin
How I perform bronchoscopy

 

16:25 – 16:55
Coffee Break

 

16:55 – 17:40

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Simon Tappin
Diagnosis and management of pyothorax

 

17:45 – 18:30

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Simon Tappin
Tracheal collapse; medicine or surgery?

 
 

11:05 – 11:35
Coffee Break

 

10:35 – 12:20

Industry Symposium

 

12:25 – 13:10

Industry Symposium

 

13:10 – 14:50
Lunch

 

14:50 – 15:35

Industry Symposium

 

15:40 – 16:25

Industry Symposium

 

16:25 – 16:55
Coffee Break

 
 

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This