Pan Vet was very happy to be part of the 18th Annual Equine Conference in the Celbridge Manor Hotel in Co.Kildare. Once again there was a top class line-up with the two main speakers, Carolin Gerdes and Pat McCue, being joined by Carolyn Crowe, Claire Hawkes O’Donnell and solicitor Matthew Austin among others.
Pan Vet exhibited at the Irish Equine Veterinary Congress 2014 which this year took place in The Lyrath Estate Hotel and Convention Centre in Kilkenny. Overseas Guest Speakers Jim Schumacher and John Newcombe were joined by local experts Tom O’Brien, Tim Brennan, Shane Guerin and Joe Collins who all added their insight and knowledge to the 2014 programme.
MMT (Modified Maquet Technique) is now established as an alternative to traditional TTA. It has been observed that the post-operative stability would be significantly increased if the cage had more than two screws. Additionally the machined TTA cage is not ideal for bone ingrowth.
Pan Vet were at Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital in Cork at the end of May for Soft Tissue Surgery – IV “Tubes, drains and saving lives!”. The one day course covered a variety of topics with emphasis on the practical applications in practice. Lectures, given by Kathryn Pratschke MVB MVM CertSAS Dipl ECVS MRCVS, discussed oesophagostomy feeding tubes, emergency tracheostomy tube…