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Medical Education Training Program — Vet Systems


Friday-Saturday, March 22-23, 2019
Henderson, NV



This 2-day course is designed for advanced surgeons who are interested in learning the OATS® system, SynACART® system, and the canine unicompartmental elbow (CUE) technique. Didactic sessions will include pathology, diagnosis, and current treatment options for osteochondral defects. During the wet lab, participants will learn the practical application of the OATS, SynACART, and CUE systems using cadavers.



Veterinarians - $1000
Technicians - $300
*Includes 2 nights of lodging




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Ian Holsworth, DVM, DACVS

Ventura, CA

Chuck Walls, DVM, DACVS

Sage Veterinary Centers
Campbell, CA


Friday, March 22, 2019

8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome, Introductions, Course Background, and Goals
8:40 am Principals and Practice of Joint Resurfacing
  • Assessment of Joint Surface Pathology, Underlying Conditions, and Treatment Options
9:10 am Arthroscopic Debridement, Forage, and Microfracture; Discussion
9:40 am
Canine Unicompartmental Elbow (CUE)
  • Background
  • Development and Testing
10:20 am Break
10:30 am Medial Elbow Arthrotomy and CUE Technique
11:30 am CUE Clinical Results
12:00 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Demo/Dry Lab 1: Saw Bones CUE Demo and Exercise
1:30 pm Demo/Wet Lab 1: Cadaveric CUE Demonstration (MEO)
2:30 pm Demo/Wet Lab 2: Cadaver CUE
5:00 pm Caudomedial Elbow Approach: Technique
5:30 pm Summary of Day/Q&A
6:00 pm Return to Hotel

Saturday, March 23, 2019

8:00 am Breakfast
8:20 am Agenda and Overview
8:30 am Osteochondral Autograft Transplant System (OATS® System) and Discussion
9:00 am SynACART® Synthetic Allograft System and Discussion
9:30 am Demo/Dry Lab 2: Stifle OATS Technique and SynACART System
10:00 am Break
10:10 am Demo/Wet Lab 3: Medial Stifle Arthrotomy
  • Cadaver OATS Technique and SynACART System; Demonstration
11:30 am Chelli Shoulder Approach and Demonstration
12:00 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Demo/Wet Lab 4: Caudomedial Elbow Approach
12:45 pm Demo/Wet Lab 5: Chelli Approach
1:00 pm Wet Lab 6: CUE – CME and Alternate Approach, Chelli Approach, SynACART System, OATS Technique
4:00 pm Summary of Day/Q&A
4:30 pm Adjourn
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