Equine Head Surgery Days

Teilnehmerkreis: Tierärzt:innen

Zeitraum: 28.02.2024 10:00 - 01.03.2024 - 15:00


Jan Kümmerle Graduated in 2002 from the Veterinary Medicine University of Hanover, Germany. He then completed a Doctoral thesis in the field of craniomaxillofacial surgery at the Musculoskeletal Research Unit in Zurich. Afterwards, he spent two years at the Veterinary Medicine University of Vienna, Austria, to complete a rotating equine internship and work in the department of equine orthopedics before he returned to Zurich for an ECVS residency. He became Fachtierarzt für Pferde in 2009 and a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2010. Since then he is working as a senior surgeon at the Equine Hospital of the University of Zurich. In 2017, he successfully defended a PhD thesis entitled “Identification of novel tendon specific molecular markers in the horse”. His special interest is on orthopedic surgery and his research focuses on fractures, arthroscopy and tendon diseases of horses.

Henry Tremaine graduated from the Royal veterinary college, spent 4 years in practice and subsequently undertook a surgical residency at the University at Edinburgh resulting in an MPhil and RCVS certificate in surgery. He continued his development at Ohio state University before returning to Edinburgh as a lecturer in Surgery and gained ECVS Diplomas in Equine Surgery and Dentistry along the way. From 2002 Until 2017 he was senior lecturer in equine surgery at the University of Bristol and he was also head of equine clinical services until 2015. In 2017 he joined B&W Equine Vets, a multi-clinic equine practice in Gloucestershire comprising 40+ veterinarians which is now part of CVS Ltd. Henry is a RCVS and European specialist in equine surgery and dentistry and his particular interests are upper airway surgery, maxillofacial surgery and dentistry. He has published widely in these fields and lectured and taught at conferences and courses around the world, including combining veterinary education with sports and wellness. Henry’s other interests include playing tennis, cycling, skiing, kitesurfing, eating delicious food in exotic places and occasional field sports

Timo Zwick Graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, where he obtained his Doctor vet. med. degree in 1996. He was an assistant in several equine practices and clinics until becoming a partner in the Tierärztliche Klinik Gessertshausen, Germany, in 2001. There he founded the Equine Dental Station in 2004. In 2005 he became accredited as an Equine Dental Practitioner by the IGFP –Internationale Gesellschaft zur Funktionsverbesserung der Pferdezähne. In 2009 he introduced the use of computer tomography to scan the head of standing horses. His routine work involves ambulatory as well as stationary work on horses with dental and sinus diseases. His special field is head surgery, planned with CT images.

Teilnahmegebühr: 3000 €

zuzüglich USt bis 15.12.2023, Danch Euro 3.200; siehe Website.

Tagungsort: Tierklinik Lüsche, Essener Str. 39 a, 49456, Lüsche, Germany,

Programm 28.02.2024 10:00 - 01.03.2024 - 15:00

February 28: Morning in Gasthof Evers, lectures; afternoon in Tierklinik Lüsche, wet labs

10:00 – The equine sinus system: anatomy, approaches, diagnostic imaging and therapy. Part I. Timo Zwick

11:00 – Coffee break

11:15 – Continue part II. Timo Zwick

12:30 – Management of fistulas. Timo Zwick

13:30 – Lunch

14:30 – Wet lab sinoscopy incl. septum maxillaris bulla fenestration 

16:00 – Coffee break

16:30 – Wet lab maxillary and frontal bone flaps 

18:00 – Sedation & Local anesthetic techniques at the head (in Gasthof Evers with a beer or two). Henry Tremaine

18:45 – End and barbecue at Gasthof Evers

February 29: Tierklinik Lüsche, lectures and wet labs

08:30 – Surgical repair of eyelid lacerations and enucleation techniques. Jan Kümmerle

09:00 – Temporohyoid osteoarthropathy: Diagnosis and surgical treatment. Jan Kümmerle

10:00 – Coffee break

10:15 – Wet lab local anesthesia at the head, eyelid laceration repair and enucleation

12.00 – Lunch

13.15 – Fixation of Mandibular/Maxillary/frontal fractures and depression fractions. Jan Kümmerle

14:10 – Overview of congenital maxillofacial abnormalities in foals with focus on treatment of overjet and overbite. Henry Tremaine

15:10 – Coffee break

15.30 – Wet lab cerclage fixation of mandibular/maxillary fractures 

17.30 – Soft tissue injuries of the head: tongue/lip lacerations, alar fold, ear injuries etc. Henry Tremaine

18.30 – End and travel to Cloppenburg for action (teamwork)!

March 1: Tierklinik Lüsche, lectures and wet labs

08:30 – Wet lab plate fixation of mandibular fractures

10:15 – Coffee break

10:45 – Wet lab ceratohyoidectomy and soft tissue injuries

12:15 – Lunch

13:15 – Discussion of plate fixation constructs created by the participants and all other matters

15:00 – End


über https://agpferd.com/equine-head-surgery-days-february-28-to-march-1-2024

Teilnehmerbegrenzung: 12 Personen

Homepage: agpferd.com/equine-head-surgery-days-february-28-to-march-1-2024

Anerkennung: beantragt.
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