Feline Medicine and Surgery 6: Respiratory Diseases and Cardiology

06 April 2020 - 10 April 2020 | Phuket, Thailand


   Please note: This course is open to Newcomers!

Overview

The aim of this course is to give veterinarians in private practice an update of basic current diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities of common feline respiratory and cardiac problems.  Heart murmurs, coughing, dyspnea, ascites or arrhythmias – how should these problems be worked up and treated? The answers to these questions will be provided by presenting lectures about diagnostics such as radiography, ECG sessions, heart murmurs, bronchoscopy, biomarkers, BAL and much more as well as the latest updates about treatment options. All this mixed with interactive case presentations.

Preliminary Program (click to open)
Monday, 06 April 2020

09:00 –  09:30    Registration, welcome, and introduction
09:30 – 10:15    The cat is not a small dog – differences between dogs and cats concerning  heart murmurs
10:15 – 11:00    The cat is not a small dog – differences between dogs and cats concerning physical examination and heart failure
11:00 – 11:15    Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:00    Reading chest radiographs – cardiac diseases and congestive heart failure, Comparisons between dogs and cats
12:00 – 13:00    Radiographic pattern recognition: vascular/interstitial/bronchial/alveolar patterns and differentials
13:00 – 14:00    Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30    ECG Introduction- How to interpret an ECG, Feline ECG abnormalities
15:30 – 15:45    Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00    Feline ECG Session (practical session)

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

09:00 – 10:00    Echocardiography: basic techniques and standard views I
10:00 – 11:00    Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:15    Echocardiography: basic techniques and standard views II
11:15 – 13:00    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy – inheritance, pathology and genetic tests, HCM – ECG, Radiographs and ECHO
13:00 – 14:00    Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45    Treatment of symptomatic and asymptomatic  HCM
14:45 – 15:30    Problem based echocardiographic
15:30 – 15:45    Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00    Feline ECG Session (practical session)

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

09:00 – 10:00    Restrictive cardiomyopathy,  Dilated cardiomyopathy and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) - diagnosis and treatment
10:00 – 11:00    Feline ECHO: Tips and Tricks
11:00 – 11:15    Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00    Feline Case examples (interactive session)
12:00 – 13.00    Congenital feline heart diseases causing volume overload
13:00 – 14:00    Lunch break
14:00 – 14:45    Biomarker in feline cardiology
14:45 – 15:30    Congenital feline heart diseases: Cyanotic diseases
15:30 - 15:45    Coffee break
15:45 – 17:00    Coffee Break, Congenital feline heart diseases causing pressure overload

Thursday, 09 April 2020

09:00 – 10:00    Feline upper respiratory tract disease – do different agents cause different disease?
10:00 – 11:00    Chronic nasal discharge – a frustrating problem
11:00 – 11:15    Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00    Nasal fungal infections – challenge in diagnosis and treatment
12:00 – 13:30    Respiratory endoscopy and sampling in feline patients
13:30 – 14:30    Lunch break
14:30 – 15:15    Nasal neoplasia
15:15 – 15:45    Raspiratory case
15:45 – 16:00    Coffee break
16:00 – 17:00    Pleural effusion

Friday, 10 April 2020

09:00 – 10:30    Feline bronchial disease – what`s new?
10:00 – 11:00    Respiratory case
11:00 – 11:15    Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00    Management of the feline patient with dyspnea
12:00 – 13:00    Lower respiratory infections
13:00 – 14:00    Lunch break
14:00 – 14:45    Pulmonary parasites
14:45 – 15:30    Pulmonary neoplasia in cats – primary or metastatic
15:30 – 15:45    Coffee break
15:45 – 17:00    Quiz

Registration and Fees

Discount tuition fee for Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Philippines, China, Pakistan and Vietnam: EURO 910,–

    Early registration: Euro 860.--

    (deadline for FULL early registration payment: 06th December 2019)

Discount Tuition fee (Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan): EURO 1.295,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.245.-

    (deadline for FULL early registration payment: 06th December 2019)

Tuition fee (Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand): EURO 1.950,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.850.-

    (deadline for FULL early registration payment: 06th December 2019)

If you have any questions regarding the registration or any other further details for the courses in Asia please contact the ESAVS Asia Office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.