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Microsurgery Training Laboratory

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
College of Veterinary Medicine
Location
University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Date
Sep 24, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018   All Day
Speaker
Dr. Heidi Phillips
Registration
Registration
Contact
Crystal Zulauf
E-Mail
ope@vetmed.illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-2907
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Originating Calendar
Veterinary Medicine Office of Public Engagement

Get one-on-one comprehensive training in the advanced field of microsurgery.

Dr. Heidi Phillips at the University of Illinois offers individualized, intensive training including the proper use of an operating microscope, micro-instruments, micro-suture, and live animal models (rats).

Topics include:

  • Use of the operating microscope
  • Dissection and cannulation of arteries and veins in the rat
  • End-to-end and end-to-side arterial and venous anastomoses as well as interpositional grafts and free tissue transfer
  • Nerve transection and anastomosis
  • Rodent anesthesia and monitoring
  • Humane treatment and euthanasia
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