Programme Details

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ABCD: Feline Infectious Diseases Endoscopic Surgery Orthopedic Surgery
Animal Welfare Gastroenterology Pain Management
Aquatic Medicine Holistic Medicine Physiotherapy
Avian Medicine IEWG Meeting Practice Management
Behavioural Medicine Immunology Pulmonology
Cardiology Intensive Care Refresher Lectures
Dentistry Neurology Reptiles
Dermatology Nurses Programme Small Mammals
Diagnostic Imaging Oncology Soft Tissue Surgery
Drug Interaction Ophthalmology Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

 

Recognition Austrian Veterinary Chamber: 6 Education points per day

ABCD: Feline Infectious Diseases                                                     sponsored by   

Thursday, 23.06.2016

14:00 - 14:40 Katrin Hartmann Prevention of Feline Injection Site Sarcoma (FISS)
14:45 - 15:25 Maria Grazia Pennisi Emerging infectious feline diseases: Leishmaniosis, Lungworm disease
16:00 - 16:40 Katrin
Albert
Maria Grazia
Hartmann
Lloret
Pennisi
Zoonotic feline diseases: Mycobacterioses, Toxoplasmosis, Bartonella species infection
16:45 - 17:25 Maria Grazia Pennisi Minimising the risk of infectious complications after blood transfusion

Animal Welfare

Thursday, 23.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Ludwig Huber The dog-human relationship: new insights into its cognitive and emotional building blocks
09:45 - 10:25 Barbara Schöning Behaviour problems and compromised welfare in pet dogs - a chicken and egg problem: Does compromised welfare lead to behaviour problems or is it the other way round?
11:00 - 11:40 Peter Sandøe Human attachment to dogs and cats and its ethical implications
11:45 - 12:25 Herwig Grimm Euthanasia: Ethical reasons and justification
14:00 - 14:40 Peter Sandøe Obesity in dogs and cats – welfare and ethics
14:45 - 15:25 Nicola Rooney Welfare of pedigree dogs- 10 years of progress?
16:00 - 16:40 Alexander Rabitsch Pet Animal Transports - Tasks and Challenges
16:45 - 17:25 Dorothea Döring 10 ideas to apply animal welfare in small animal practice

Aquatic Medicine

Thursday, 23.06.2016

14:00 - 14:40 Matthijs Metselaar Ornamental fish trade- what the vet should know
14:45 - 15:05 Matthijs Metselaar Skin disease in ornamental fish
15:05 - 15:25 Eva Lewisch Granulomatous diseases of ornamental fish- it`s not always tuberculosis
16:00 - 16:20 Eva Lewisch Viral diseases of ornamental fish
16:20 - 16:40 Sandra Lechleiter Eggbinding in ornamental koi carp
16:45 - 17:25 Sandra Lechleiter Abdominal Tumours in ornamental koi carp: diagnosis, treatment and putative reasons
16:45 - 17:25 Matthijs Metselaar Anaesthesia in fish medicine and how to get this fish out of the tank

Avian Medicine

Thursday, 23.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Greg Harrison Some Things Do Not Change: Avian Nutrition
09:45 - 10:25 Jörg Mayer Avian radiology
11:00 - 11:40 Greg Harrison Coaching Behavior for a Successful Clinical Visit
11:45 - 12:25 Peter G. Fisher Dermatologic Conditions Affecting the Beak, Feet and Claws of Captive Avian Species

Behavioural Medicine                                                                                            sponsored by

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Barbara Schöning Behaviour problems and clinical diseases in dogs: causality or result?
09:45 - 10:25 Barbara Schöning Impulse control problems in dogs: what the general practitioner should know to help clients and dogs
11:00 - 11:40 Gonçalo Da Graça Pereira Behaviour problems in old cats: what the general practitioner should know to help clients and cats
11:45 - 12:25 Gonçalo Da Graça Pereira Prevention of behaviour problems: handling, occupation and living conditions a cat needs

Cardiology

Thursday, 23.06.2016

14:00 - 14:40 John Bonagura Update in Cardiac biomarkers
14:45 - 15:25 John Bonagura Pericardial disease
16:00 - 16:40 John Bonagura Feline thromboembolism
16:45 - 17:25 Sabine Riesen Antiarrhythmic drug therapy

Dentistry

Thursday, 23.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Ana Nemec Dental and oral anatomy
09:45 - 10:25 Ana Nemec Dental and oral examination
11:00 - 11:40 Alexander Reiter Local and regional anesthesia
11:45 - 12:25 Ana Nemec Basic periodontal therapy
14:00 - 14:40 Alexander Reiter Gingivectomy and gingivoplasty
14:45 - 15:25 Ana Nemec Closed and open tooth extraction
16:00 - 16:40 Matthias Schweda Setting up a dental practice
16:45 - 17:25 Matthias Schweda When to refer to a specialist

Dermatology

Saturday, 25.06.2016

14:00 - 14:40 Danny W. Scott Cutaneous adverse drug reactions in dogs and cats: they mimic everything
14:45 - 15:25 Danny W. Scott Paraneoplastic dermatoses in dogs and cats: the internal milieu reflected
16:00 - 16:40 Danny W. Scott Metabolic dermatoses in dogs and cats: nurtrition and hormones go astray
16:45 - 17:25 Lucia Panakova The many faces of vasculitis and vasculopathy

Diagnostic Imaging

Saturday, 25.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Tobias Schwarz Evidence based diagnostic imaging of the thorax
09:45 - 10:25 Randi Drees Evidence based diagnostic imaging of the vascular system of the chest
11:00 - 11:40 Randi Drees Evidence based diagnostic imaging of the vascular system of the abdomen
11:45 - 12:25 Matthew Winter Evidence based diagnostic imaging of the gastrointestinal tract
14:00 - 14:40 Nele Ondreka Evidence based diagnostic imaging of the brain
14:45 - 15:25 Massimo Baroni Diagnostic imaging of the spine: Evidences and practical considerations
16:00 - 16:40 Matthew Winter Evidence based diagnostic imaging of the elbow
16:45 - 17:25 Matthew Winter Evidence based diagnostic imaging of the stifle

Drug Interaction

Thursday, 23.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Lauren Trepanier Rational use of first line antibiotics 
09:45 - 10:25 Lauren Trepanier Top ten potential drug interactions
11:00 - 11:40 Lauren Trepanier Idiosyncratic drug toxicities in dogs and cats
11:45 - 12:25 Lauren Trepanier Drug dose adjustments for disease

Endoscopic Surgery

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Gilles Dupré Mini-invasive surgery (Laparoscopy and thoracoscopy): How to get started
09:45 - 10:25 Gilles Dupré Mini-invasive surgery: From laparoscopic sterilization to adrenalectomy
11:00 - 11:40 Chick Weisse Lessons learned over the last decade using Interventional Radiology: Endo-urology, Trachea Stenting outcomes, Interventional Oncology
11:45 - 12:25 Chick Weisse Lessons learned over the last decade using Interventional Radiology: Endo-urology, Trachea Stenting outcomes, Interventional Oncology
14:00 - 14:40 Gerhard Oechtering Interventional endoscopy (1): 1. Nasal & sinus surgery
2. Otoendoscopy: The endoscopic approach to the middle ear

Gastroenterology

Saturday, 25.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Jörg M. Steiner Acute liver disease and hepatoencephalopathy – making a big difference in a small amount of time
09:45 - 10:25 Jörg M. Steiner Chronic inflammatory liver disease – different or all the same
11:00 - 11:40 Jörg M. Steiner The good and the bad – microbiota and antibiotic-responsive diarrhea
11:45 - 12:25 Karin Allenspach IBD incl. Steroid resistant IBD

Holistic Medicine

Thursday, 23.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Claudia Spadavecchia Recognizing and measuring pain in small animals
09:45 - 10:25 Claudia Spadavecchia BMI (Berlock Micro Implants) safety and efficacy in veterinary medicine: preliminary evidence
11:00 - 11:40 Gregor Majdic Stem cells - from biology to clinic
11:45 - 12:25 Gregor Majdic Stem cell treatments- A hope or a hoax in veterinary medicine
14:00 - 14:40 Linda Boggie The use of Acupuncture in an Integrative Approach to Musculoskeletal Problems
14:45 - 15:25 Linda Boggie The use of Acupuncture in an Integrative Approach to Musculoskeletal Problems
16:00 - 16:40 Andreas Zohmann Treatment of weakness in the hindlimbs and of incontinence in dogs with local anesthetics (neural therapy)
16:45 - 17:25 Andreas Zohmann Elementary gold in tissues - antiinflammatory and analgetic effects? (news from basic research)

International Ellbow Working Group Meeting

Thursday, 23.06.2016

09:00 - 09:15 Herman Hazewinkel Welcome
09:15 - 10:00 T. How Clinical signs of elbow dysplasia and osteoarthritis
10:00 - 10:45 Herman Hazewinkel Mode of inheritance of elbow dysplasia and principles of screening methods
11:00 - 11:45 Stephanie Ohlerth Explanation of the IEWG grading system
11:45 - 12:30 Stephanie Ohlerth Case examples
14:00 - 14:40 Kerstin von Pückler CT standards, protocols and quality assurance
14:45 - 15:25 Nele Ondreka CT based assessment of ED: Proposal for a grading scheme
16:00 - 17:25 Stephanie
Nele
Kerstin
Ohlerth
Ondreka
von Pückler

Film reading: Discussion of ED cases

All participants are encouraged to contribute with their own cases

Immunology

Saturday, 25.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Michael J. Day Overview on immunology
09:45 - 10:25 Michael J. Day Immune system development in the dog and cat
11:00 - 11:40 Michael J. Day Immunopathology of canine vector-borne disease
11:45 - 12:25 Michael J. Day Vaccination associated side effects: fact and fiction
14:00 - 14:40 Maximilian Pagitz Immune mediated endocrine diseases
14:45 - 15:25 Karin Möstl Duration of vaccine-induced immunity
16:00 - 16:40 Sarina Shibly Pros and cons of anticoagulative treatment in IMHA and IMT
16:45 - 17:25 Peter
Sarina
Mandl
Shibly
Immunosuppressive therapy- human versus veterinary medicine?

Intensive Care

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Daniel J. Fletcher Shock and resuscitation
09:45 - 10:25 Elke Rudloff Penetrating abdominal injuries: Decisions, decisions
11:00 - 11:40 Daniel J. Fletcher Respiratory trauma
11:45 - 12:25 Daniel Chan Nutritional support in pancreatitis
14:00 - 14:40 Daniel Chan Analgesia in trauma
14:45 - 15:25 Elke Rudloff Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia in the ER
16:00 - 17:25 Daniel
Daniel J.
Elke
Chan
Fletcher
Rudloff
Critical Care Case Conundrums

Neurology

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Martin Schmidt MRI in neurological disorders
09:45 - 10:25 Martin Schmidt Vestibular disease
11:00 - 11:40 Akos Pakozdy New aspects of feline epilepsy
11:45 - 12:25 Michael Leschnik Neuromuscular/periph. neur. Disorders

Nurses Programme

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 12:30 Sabine Schroll Cat Friendly Practice & Handling – How to make cats happy patients.

 

Saturday, 25.06.2016

09:00 - 10:30 Barbara Schöning Medical Training – Der kooperative Hund bei Untersuchung und Behandlung
11:00 - 12:30 Eva Eberspächer Richtig reagieren bei perioperativen Komplikationen
14:00 - 15:25 Michael Leschnik Epilepsie und andere Anfallserkrankungen – wie kann geholfen werden?
16:00 - 17:25 Herwig Grimm Gratwanderung Euthanasie – zwischen ethischen Ansprüchen und praktischer Realität

Oncology

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Timothy Scase Soft tissue sarcoma – what is it and what makes it so special: The pathologists view
09:45 - 10:25 Laurent Findji Clinical aspects of Canine STS of skin and subcutaneous tissues
11:00 - 11:40 Martin Kessler An update on feline injection site sarcoma (FISS)
11:45 - 12:25 Laurent
Timothy
Findji
Scase
Did I cure the patient? The pathologist-surgeon interaction
14:00 - 14:40 Martin Kessler Oral fibrosarcomas in dogs – are they all the same?
14:45 - 15:25 Michael Willmann Canine Hemangiosarcoma– what makes it so special amongst the STS?
16:00 - 16:40 Miriam Kleiter Current concepts of radiotherapy in feline and canine STS
16:45 - 17:25 Michael Willmann Systemic treatment of canine STS – state-of-the-art and novel therapies

Ophthalmology

Saturday, 25.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 David Maggs Thorough ocular exams: a sight for sore eyes. Ocular examination in primary practice
09:45 - 10:25 David Maggs A-whey with itchy, watery eyes!   Canine ocular allergies
11:00 - 11:40 David Maggs Outlaw Ulcers:Gunfight at the Corneal Corral
11:45 - 12:25 Ingrid Allgöwer Common Misdiagnoses and Therapeutic Miscalculations in Veterinary Ophthalmology and How to Avoid Them. Practice Tips for the Busy Practitioner
14:00 - 14:40 Ingrid Allgöwer Be A Master....and Avoid Disaster!   Ocular Adnexal Surgery: Common Mistakes to Avoid
14:45 - 15:25 Ingrid Allgöwer Let Me Lens You Some Advice: Diagnosing and Treating Diseases of the Lens
16:00 - 16:40 David Maggs Enucleation: It ain’t as easy as it seems
16:45 - 17:25 Ingrid Allgöwer Intraocular spherical silicone implants - the esthetic alternative. Indications, contraindications, surgical technique, complications

Orthopedic Surgery

Thursday, 23.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Daryl Millis Cranial Cruciate Disease- where is the evidence for surgical repair?
09:45 - 10:25 Sorrel Langley Hobbs Multiple ligament rupture in the stifle joint of cats
11:00 - 11:40 Felix Dürr Uncommon diseases of the stifle
11:45 - 12:25 Sorrel Langley Hobbs Patellar Luxation- what is different in cats and dogs
14:00 - 14:40 Bryden Stanley Non-orthopedic complications of pelvic trauma
14:45 - 15:25 Agustina Ansón How to image Pelvic trauma?
16:00 - 16:40 Eva Schnabl-Feichter When do I need to treat a pelvic fracture?
16:45 - 17:25 Eva Eberspächer Perioperative Management- Do´s and Dont´s

 

Friday, 24.06.2016

11:00 - 11:40 Rico Vannini How to suceed in treatment of coxofemoral luxation?
11:45 - 12:25 Günter Schwarz Femur head and neck arthroplasty- Is this still State-of-the-Art?
14:00 - 14:40 Duncan Lascelles Orthopedic examination in feline patients- is it different to the dog?
14:45 - 15:25 Martin
Felix
Schmidt
Dürr
Challenges in forelimb lameness
16:00 - 16:40 Martin
Felix
Schmidt
Dürr
Challenges in hind limb lameness
16:45 - 17:25 Barbara Bockstahler The role of gait analysis in the lame patient

Pain Management              sponsored by              

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Herman Hazewinkel Prevalence of feline DJD
09:45 - 10:25 Herman Hazewinkel Diagnosis of feline DJD
11:00 - 11:40 Sheilah Robertson Pain Management. The ins and outs of long-term NSAID therapy in cats
11:45 - 12:25 Sheilah Robertson Assessing acute pain in cats in a clinical setting
14:00 - 14:40 Sheilah Robertson Case studies in acute pain management of cats
14:45 - 15:25 Sheilah Robertson Case studies in chronic pain management of cats
16:00 - 16:40 Dave Gearing mAbs for pain control in veterinary medicine and , the development of the feline anti-NGF
16:45 - 17:25 Duncan Lascelles Anti-NGF for feline chronic pain

 

Saturday, 25.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Stuart Carmichael Strategies to prevent OA in the dog: non-surgical
09:45 - 10:25 Stuart Carmichael Strategies to prevent OA in the dog: surgical
11:00 - 11:40 Stuart Carmichael Optimizing efficacy & Minimizing toxicity of NSAIDs
11:45 - 12:25 Ulrich Rytz Intra-articular therapies for canine OA
14:00 - 14:40 Linda Boggie Dietary Supplements: do they alleviate OA pain in dogs?
14:45 - 15:25 Linda Boggie Acupuncture for chronic pain in the dog
16:00 - 16:40 Dave Gearing Anti-NGF therapy for chronic pain in the dog
16:45 - 17:25 Marie Paul
Lesley
Lachaud
Rausch-Derra
EP4 Piprants – a new therapeutic class for OA pain and inflammation in dogs

Practice Management

Friday, 24.06.2016

 14:00 - 17:25 Stephanie Steimann Communication – the daily challenge in the veterinary practise
What you need to know to successfully communicate – with customers and colleagues alike


This programme is intended for veterinarians and nurses.


Pulmonology

Friday, 24.06.2016

14:00 - 14:40 Liz Rozanski Cases From the Trenches: What Would You Do?
14:45 - 15:25 Liz Rozanski Pulmonary Hypertension: More Common Than You Think!
16:00 - 16:40 Liz Rozanski Pulmonary Computed Tomography: Better Than a Chest Xrays
16:45 - 17:25 Doris Kampner Inhalation therapy in dogs and cats

Refresher Lectures

Thursday, 23.06.2016

09:00 - 09:45 Timothy Scase Canine Mast Cell Tumors – A Heterogeneous Hematopoietic Neoplasm
09:45 - 10:30 Michael Willmann Management of Canine Mast Cell Tumors – The Patients‘ Needs
11:00 - 11:45 Michael Leschnik Epilepsy in dogs and cats: an old problem with new insights
11:45 - 12:30 Michael Leschnik Previous travel diseases become endemic today

Reptiles

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Paolo Selleri Reptile surgery 1
09:45 - 10:25 Jörg Mayer Reptile dermatology
11:00 - 11:40 Paolo Selleri Reptile surgery 2
11:45 - 12:25 Paolo Selleri Reptile digestive disorders: from diagnosis to therapy

Small Mammals

Saturday, 25.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Jörg Mayer Interpreting the chem profile in ferrets
09:45 - 10:25 Peter G. Fisher Exotic Companion Mammal Dentistry
11:00 - 11:40 Jörg Mayer The rabbit and the ferret as an emergency patient
11:45 - 12:25 Peter G. Fisher Exotic Companion Mammal Perioperative Care
14:00 - 14:40 Paolo Selleri Endoscopy in the rabbit
14:45 - 15:25 Peter G. Fisher GI Disease of Rabbits and Ferrets
16:00 - 16:40 Jörg Mayer GI Surgeries in Rabbits
16:45 - 17:25 Peter G. Fisher Common Surgeries Performed on Exotic Companion Mammals

Soft Tissue Surgery - Shunts

Thursday, 23.06.2016

14:00 - 14:40 Karen Tobias Portosystemic shunts: Where are we at?
Epidemiology and current medical knowledge
14:45 - 15:25 Tobias Schwarz “Imaging diagnosis of PSS – Pros and Cons for each Modality”
16:00 - 16:40 Karen Tobias Portosystemic shunts: Outcomes
16:45 - 17:25 Chick Weisse Interventional approaches to congenital and acquired shunts and HAV fistulas


Soft Tissue Surgery - Wounds

Friday, 24.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Bryden Stanley Basic tenets of initial wound management
09:45 - 10:25 Karen Tobias Favorite wound dressings and topical meds
11:00 - 11:40 Bryden Stanley Advanced wound dressing modalities
11:45 - 12:25 Bryden Stanley Interactive cases - challenging open wounds

Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Saturday, 25.06.2016

09:00 - 09:40 Daryl Millis Exercise Physiology of Dogs Part 1
09:45 - 10:25 Daryl Millis Exercise Physiology of Dogs Part 2
11:00 - 11:40 Rico Vannini Injuries in sporting dogs
11:45 - 12:25 Rico Vannini Surgical treatment of injuries in sporting dogs
14:00 - 14:40 Barbara Bockstahler Compensatory load redistribution during special movement tasks
14:45 - 15:25 Felix Dürr Novel treatment options for tendon lesions in sporting dogs
16:00 - 16:40 Daryl Millis Rehabilitation of the sporting dog Part 1
16:45 - 17:25 Daryl Millis Rehabilitation of the sporting dog Part 2