AVSTS Pre-Congress Satellite Meeting April 5th 2017

5th April 2017
ICC Birmingham, Hall 11a
Broad Street
Birmingham B1 2EA

About the event

The organising committee for The Association of Soft Tissue Surgeons
would like to invite you to our Spring pre-BSAVA meeting on Wednesday
5th April 2017.

As usual it will follow the "What's New and Hot" theme in soft tissue
surgery.  We have some world renowned speakers with some great topics.
Dr Chick Weisse will be giving two talks on "Recent advances in
interventional radiology" He will also be including SUBs, BE tubes,
New collagen, AUS, Tube passers, Silicone sheeting, Pressure
measurements devices, etc.  We think it will be great information on
new toys available.  Dr Duncan Lascelles will also be giving two talks
- "Pros and Cons of local anaesthetic for soft tissue surgery" and
"Recent advances in pain management for the soft tissue surgeon".


AVSTS Spring Meeting Agenda


0900-0930       Registration


0930-0945       Abstract: Long-term outcome of the transobturator vaginal tape inside out (TVT-O) for the treatment of USMI. Martin Hamon


0945-1000       Abstract Session: Evaluation of the use of harmonic scissors, diode laser and sharp incisional technique for partial staphylectomy in brachycepahic dogs. Daniela Murgia


1000-1050       Interventional Radiology: lessons learned over 15 years of discovery, part 1. Chick Weisse


1050-1110       Tea/Coffee


1110-1200       Interventional Radiology: lessons learned over 15 years of discovery, part 2. Chick Weisse


1200-1230       AVSTS Research Co-operative Update


1230-1300       AGM


1300-1400       Lunch


1400-1450      Human surgical oncologist


1450-1540      Recent advances in pain management for the soft tissue surgeon. Duncan Lascelles.


1540-1600       Tea/Coffee


1600-1615       Peter Holt Abstract Award Presentation


1615-1715      Pros and cons of local anaesthesia for the soft tissue surgeon. Duncan Lascelles. 



Rates for meeting attendance


Before March 7th             £90                            

After March 7th                £100             


Non member 

Before March 7th             £110                  Includes years annual membership fee (£20)

After March 7th                £130             

Please return via post or e-mail to:   

Alison Young (AVSTS Administrator)

6 Caponfield

Welwyn Garden City



                                                                                                            email: avsts10@gmail.com


Cheques are payable to AVSTS (The Association of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgeons). Alternatively you can register for the meeting via PayPal on our website. (www.avsts.org.uk)

If you would like to receive a receipt please enclose a SAE or collect it at the meeting.

Confirmation of your booking will be received by e-mail within 2 weeks of receipt.

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