Veterinarians Innovate Surgery Education with Launch of Global Open-Access Study Book

Sep 1, 2021 ‘The Cutting Edge Basic Veterinary Surgery Techniques’ is now available for free download Two veterinary surgeons have set out to bring the latest veterinary surgical education to veterinarians globally with the launch of an online veterinary surgery book during the Veterinary Innovation Summit 2021.  Dr Jolle Kirpensteijn, one of the two co-editors, says: “Very few veterinary educational books are available free…

The Cutting Edge 3.0 is free to download

After years of hard work, the Cutting Edge 03 is available for the wide world! Gert and I decided to make this edition free of rights for anyone that wants to download the book and use it for their personal benefit. If you hit the book button on top of the menu, you can directly…

Anything you always wanted to know about hot and cold surgery tools

Happy 2021! We just published our fourth chapter of the Cutting Edge. Dr Bart van Goethem and others discuss electro-, cryo-, and laser surgery. In electrosurgery or diathermy, heat is generated in the patient’s tissue due to an electric current, with the aim of using this heat for hemostasis or for making incisions. Electric current…

Chapter 3 of the Cutting edge is now ‘live’

Just before the new year, we have published the third chapter of ‘the Cutting Edge.’ This chapter describes the various and most common instruments you need as a surgeon. Please go to the menu and click the ‘Cutting Edge’ tab. What kind of grip do you use when you hold your instruments? The ‘pencil grip‘…

New VetSurg Podcast is published

In this episode, we have an extra-long interview with Dr. Peter Lotsikas from Skylos Sports Medicine. We discuss his latest publication about the combination of total hip replacement and amputation in dogs. Peter has a fascinating story about his surgery background and the article. He explains that THR has become very advanced and that dogs…