Orthomed NorthAmerica closes this summer by offering another comprehensive training program focused on Treating Stifle Disease, at the Viticus Center in Las Vegas, NV., on August 20-21, 2023.


Esteemed instructor and expert in the field, Scott Rutherford ECVS, will be leading the course, ensuring that participants receive top-notch education and hands-on experience.


Day 1 will cover Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease Featuring MMP, exploring the cutting-edge Modified Maquet Procedure (MMP), an evolution of the traditional TTA technique for treating lameness caused by cranial cruciate disease. The agenda will include a Saw Bone session, providing surgeons with the opportunity to practice on both small breed and standard breed bones. Additionally, there will be an Introduction to RoVR, involving virtual reality or advanced surgical technology. The day will continue with practical session demonstrations, followed by a hands-on cadaver session, allowing vets to refine their skills in a real-world setting.

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Day 2 will focus on Patellar Luxation featuring RidgeStop discovering the innovative RidgeStop surgical technique, a simple yet effective alternative to aggressive sulcoplasty, that utilizes a medical-grade implant that can be used independently or as an adjunct to re-alignment operations. The Sawbone session on this day will allow surgeons to perform RidgeStop and TTT (Tibial Tuberosity Transposition) on small anatomical sawbones, reinforcing proficiency. In the afternoon will be dedicated to cadaver demonstration featuring procedures such as TTT, block trochleoplasty, PPP, and RidgeStop, followed by a practical cadaver session, affording vets invaluable experience in these procedures.

To register or request more information, contact us. Or view our other educational offerings.