MMP for TTA - TTA for Canine Cruciate Damage - Sponsored by Orthomed - CVC
MMP for TTA - TTA for Canine Cruciate Damage - Sponsored by Orthomed

The Modified Maquet Procedure (MMP) is an evolution of the TTA procedure for treatment of lameness due to cranial cruciate faliure.  The course is in two parts: a lecture based introduction followed by a practical session using synthetic bone models of the stifle and also animations and video support material will be used.  The development of the technique, implants, and associated instrumentation will be described and a detailed review of surgical technique and clinical outcomes will cover all aspects of MMP.

Key Learning Objectives
By the end of this course participants should have an understanding of:
    - Biomechanics and theoretical foundations of MMP
    - Case selection for MMP
    - Ability to perform the MMP procedure

Benefits of MMP
    - Titanium, porous wedge replaces existing TTA systems
    - Open-pore titanium encourages bone growth
    - Simplified procedure
    - 20 - 25 minute surgical time with short convalescence
    - Can be used on small, large, and giant breeds

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $600*

The course will include:

  •         An enjoyable breakfast and lunch, provided by Orthomed
  •         CE - 6 credit hours offered

* The MMP for TTA lab requires a registration fee separate from CVC Washington, D.C.  This program has been submitted to (but not yet approved by) the AAVSB RACE program for 6 hours of continuing education.  Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education.  Please contact AAVSB RACE program if you have comments/concerns regarding this programs' validity or relevance to the veterinary profession.

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