|8.30 – 9.00am||Registration|
|9.00 – 10.00am||Lecture – Cranial Cruciate ligament disease – Diganosis and Current Thoughts – Taka Sugiyama|
|10.00 – 10.25am||Morning tea|
|10.20 – 11.00am||Lecture – Treatment methods for cranial cruciate ligament disease – Stewart Ryan|
|11.00 – 12.00pm||Lecture – Tightrope Techniques, Outcomes and Complications – Stewart Ryan|
|12.00 – 1.00pm||Lunch|
|1.00 – 1.45pm||Dry Lab – Tightrope technique in plastic knee joint models – Stewart Ryan & Taka Sugiyama|
|2.00 – 3.00pm||Wet Lab – Tightrope for CCL|
|3.00 – 4.00pm||Wet Lab – Tightrope for hip luxation|
Dr Stewart Ryan
BVSc (Hons) MS MANZCVSc Diplomate ACVS
Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery
A graduate of the Melbourne Veterinary School (1989), Stewart is the Head of the Small Animal Surgery Service in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne. After several years in mixed dairy cattle and small animal practice in Victoria, he moved to Hong Kong and worked there for the next 10 years. He then moved to Fort Collins, CO, USA and completed a Residency training program in Small Animal Surgery and a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the Colorado State University (CSU). Stewart became a Diplomate of The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) in 2007 and was an Assistant Professor faculty member at CSU. He returned to Melbourne in late 2011 and joined the University of Melbourne in October 2012.
MS, MVDr/DVM, MACVS (SAS)
Clinical Tutor in Small Animal Surgery
Takanori graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Kosice in Slovak Republic in 2001 after obtaining master’s degree in biology and working in Japan for 3 years. Takanori migrated to Australia to start his veterinary career as a mixed animal practitioner in Western Victoria, and then moved to Adelaide to concentrate on small animal practice for 2 years. After completion of one-year internship in Small Animal Surgery at a private referral hospital in Sydney and another 6 years of general practice, Takanori commenced a residency in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Melbourne in 2014. In 2017, Takanori was appointed Clinical Tutor in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Melbourne after completion of his training.