Available courses

Objective 

To familiarize with various affections of bones, joints, tendons, ligaments and foot as well as their treatment in animals. 

Theory 

UNIT I

Fractures and dislocations, fracture healing, ligaments and tendons - repair techniques 

UNIT II

Treatment of fractures of different bones in domestic animals, bone diseases 

UNIT III

Various affections of the joints, their diagnosis and treatment. 

UNIT IV

Conformation of the limb, anatomy of hoof. 

UNIT V

Lameness and allied surgical conditions of fore limbs/hind limbs,  rehabilitation of orthopaedic patient. 

Practical 

Internal and external fixation of fractures and dislocation, arthrotomy, tenotomy examination of limbs for lameness, nerve blocks, injections in joints operations for arthritis, hoof surgery and corrective shoeing, physiotherapy Instrumentation, neurological examination, imaging the ; spine skull and brain, surgical approach to the cervical spine; thoracolumbarspine and brain. 

Suggested Readings 

Auer JA. (Ed.). 2006. Equine Surgery. WB Saunders. 

Fubini SL & Ducharme NG. (Eds.). 2004. Farm Animal Surgery. WB .Saunders 

Newton CD & Nunamaber DM. (Eds.). 1985. Textbook of Small Animal . Orthopaedics JB Lippincott. 

Oehme FW & Prier JE. (Eds.). 1974. Textbook of Large Animal Surgery.  Williams& Wilkins. 

Tyagi RPS & Singh J. (Eds.). 1993. Ruminant Surgery. CBS.