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International Symposium on Canine and Feline Reproduction

Internal Medicine – Endocrine Problems

Oct. 7-11, 2019

tba, TBA, Chengdu, China

Principal Course Master: Prof. Dr. Eric Zini, Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine) (IT) Course Masters: Dr. Filippo Ferri Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine) (IT) Dr. Federico Porporato Resident ECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine) (IT) The present module of the Internal Medicine Course is devised to give the practitioner a throughout understanding of small animal endocrinology. Major topics include diabetes mellitus, hyper- and hypothyroidism, hyper- and hypoadrenocorticism, pheochromocytoma and insulinoma in dogs and cats, from the perspective of the internist, oncologist, cardiologist, neurologist and intensive care specialist. Each of these diseases may represent a diagnostic challenge; for many of them treatment decisions are difficult and for some they need to be made as soon as possible in order to save the pet’s life. Quality of life and communication with the owner represent also a concern. The veterinarian has a central role in every aspect of the disease. Hence, the module on small animal endocrinology aims to increase the knowledge of each participant in order to allow solving common and less common diseases of the endocrine system. Besides theoretical lectures, during each afternoon the module includes hands-on sessions with multidisciplinary clinical cases. The participant is requested to give is advices after having discussed the differential diagnoses; in addition, the participant needs to suggest the therapeutic choices. The continuous dialogue with experienced lecturers, in a friendly atmosphere, will allow the participant to learn and practice at the same time. All modules will be held in China in English language with translation in Chinese.


Canine, Feline



European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies Asia (ESAVS)

Katja Müller

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