Advances in the Management of Elbow Dysplasia
Elbow dysplasia is a condition involving multiple developmental abnormalities of the elbow-joint in the dog, specifically the growth of cartilage or the structures surrounding it. The most common cause is osteochondrosis, which is a disease of the joint cartilage, and specifically Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD). James will be discussing the relevant treatment options available for these dogs and what advances have been made within the Veterinary field to combat this condition.
James Simcock BVSc (hons) MACVSc (Internal Med) Diplomate ACVS
James graduated from the University of Melbourne with honors in 2005. Following graduation he worked for 12 months in a busy small animal general practice.
In 2010 James achieved membership to the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Internal Medicine Chapter. In 2013 he became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons by passing the certification examinations on his first attempt.