TTA, TPLO or extra capsular stabilisation?

Cranial Cruciate Ligament Masterclass for Advanced Practitioners
Mini Series

Get all the help you need with cruciate decision making in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Procedure selection – which procedure for each patient?
  • Essential Practical Tips to help you get better outcomes with key procedures
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification
  • Specifically designed for Advanced Practitioners and those at a similar level
  • Fully Guaranteed Online Learning- invest with confidence

TPLO is the technique of choice and I have a good grounding now to go and learn the procedure.

At the moment I am doing TTAs and I was thinking for some time about the transition to TPLO. This course will help me to put together the evidence to support that transition.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

The Stifle - Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease: A Recap

  • How to make a diagnosis of cranial cruciate ligament disease
  • The aetiopathogenesis of cranial cruciate ligament disease
  • Extra-capsular stabilisation techniques – the evidence for and against
  • How to make an arthrotomy
  • Should you debride the cranial cruciate ligament?
  • How to inspect the menisci
  • Treatment strategies

Session 2

Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA)

  • The history and evolution of the TTA procedure
  • TTA step-by-step using a simple forked and screwed system
  • Decision-making with surgical challenges
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Advantages and disadvantages of TTA variations
  • Surgical complications - how to minimise them and how to deal with them
  • Essential Practical Tips for Better Outcomes

Session 3

Tibial Plateau Levelling Surgery (TPLO)

  • The history and evolution of the TPLO procedure
  • TPLO step-by-step using a locking plate system
  • Decision-making with surgical challenges
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Surgical complications - how to minimise them and how to deal with them
  • Practical Tips for a simpler procedure and better outcomes

Meet the Presenter....

Gareth Arthurs

RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Gareth Arthurs is an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics) and currently works as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge.

He is experienced in all aspects of small animal orthopaedic surgery; he has been a recognised specialist since 2007, and has been working as an orthopaedic surgeon since 2000. Gareth has lectured and published widely and he teaches on several orthopaedic courses for veterinary surgeons each year.

He is currently Chairman of the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association, reviews manuscripts for a number of international journals, and is an examiner for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

This course was very informative, really enjoyed Gareth's insight, liked the articles' presentation very much.

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12 months access to recordings and course materials is included

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events.
Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and get practical help whenever you need it with a CCL patient

Just £397 + VAT*

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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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