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October 25, 2016: Emergency management of the gastric dilatation-volvulus patient

Just triaged a retching Great Dane?

Cutting a gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) give you heartburn?

Join us for a 2-hour, RACE-approved VETgirl online veterinary continuing education webinar, where Drs. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT; Garret Pachtinger, DACVECC; and Steve Mehler, DACVS review the general approach to the GDV patient. In this lecture, we'll review the underlying signalment, clinical signs, initial stabilization, management, and surgical treatment of the canine GDV patient. You'll also learn the general surgical approach to the GDV, including how to untwist the twist, how to evaluate the integrity of the stomach, and a simple technique for gastric resection. The lecture will finish up with how to efficiently perform the most secure types of gastropexy.

Topic: Emergency management of the gastric dilatation-volvulus patient
Speakers: Dr. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT; Dr. Garret Pachtinger, DACVECC; Dr. Steve Mehler, DACVS
Date: Delivered: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 8-10pm EDT (7-9pm CDT, 6-8pm MDT)
Total RACE-approved CE credit hours: 2 hours
Race Program Number: 785-31137
Free for ELITE members; otherwise $50/2 hour webinar

Not a VETgirl member? VETgirl members receive 100+ hours of RACE-approved, online veterinary CE/year ($249). That way, you know that you have flexibility to view any of our webinars and listen to our podcasts when you have time.

All the webinars are recorded and can be viewed 24/7 after their release date for CE credit. If you’re watching the recording later on, don’t forget to take the CE quiz with it when you’re done to get your CE certificate!

*Note: Viewing this webinar is for individual use only; VETgirl webinars are not designed nor meant to be viewed in a group setting due to RACE-CE audit purposes. Inappropriate sharing or viewing of the webinar may result in revoking of membership.

RACE-CE provider name: VETgirl, LLC
RACE Provider number: 785
RACE Program number: 31137

This program has been approved for continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however 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. Call VETgirl (858.859.1838) for further questions.

Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

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