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 dogsContinue reading “New VetSurg Podcast is published”

The Cutting Edge Chapter 2 will be online soon!

It is happening at last! I have just finalized the copy for the Cutting Edge. Basic Surgery for the Veterinary Surgeon, 3rd edition. So what does this mean? I will send the whole thing to a graphic designer to make it beautiful, and as soon as that is done, it will be freely downloadable onlineContinue reading “The Cutting Edge Chapter 2 will be online soon!”

The Cutting Edge: Acknowledgement

The third edition of ‘The Cutting Edge, Basic Veterinary Surgery Techniques’ has been prepared by various veterinary lecturers at the Utrecht University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Ghent, and the Royal Veterinary College of the London University. Its goal is to teach students the essential art of surgery without having a specific speciesContinue reading “The Cutting Edge: Acknowledgement”

Thai Veterinarian takes over the reign of the WSAVA and becomes first female President!

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has elected Thai veterinarian Dr Siraya Chunekamrai as its new President. Dr Chunekamrai is a pioneer of veterinary practice in Thailand where she opened the country’s first equine surgery in 1996.  She has a strong interest in self- and professional development and in helping WSAVA member associations inContinue reading “Thai Veterinarian takes over the reign of the WSAVA and becomes first female President!”

The Cutting Edge Chapter 1 – Clinical problem solving in surgery

Freek J van Sluijs, DVM, PhD, DECVS Gert ter Haar, DVM, PhD, DECVS Jolle Kirpensteijn, DVM, PhD, DECVS, DACVS 1.1 Introduction Surgery, literally meaning “handwork” from its Greek origins, is the art of treating a patient for a medical condition by using manual and/or mechanical methods. In doing so, the surgeon attempts to achieve aContinue reading “The Cutting Edge Chapter 1 – Clinical problem solving in surgery”