The national level advanced training course on 'Cutting edge technologies in diagnostic and surgical procedures for veterinary practice' organised by the department of veterinary surgery and radiology of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, commenced on Friday.
The programme has been organised under the aegis of centre of advanced faculty training (CAFT).
Director CAFT and professor-cum-head of the department, Dr NS Saini, said that 20 scientists and teachers were participating in this three week training course.
Hands on training will be provided to the participants on the latest techniques of anesthesia, surgery and diagnostic imaging in veterinary practices, like large animal fracture patients, bone plating in small and large animals, surgery of persistent right aortic arch in dogs, gas anesthesia, surgical management of reticular diaphragmatic hernia in cows and buffaloes, interlocking nailing in small, laparoscopy, urolithiasis in dogs and cattle and computerised radiography, ultrasonographic and ultrasound guided biopsy procedures for small and large animal patients.
Lectures on various surgical and diagnostic techniques will be organised. The faculty members and experts from other state universities such as Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, J&K and UP have been invited to deliver lectures and practical demonstration during the training programme.
Dr SNS Randhawa, director research was the chief guest in the inaugural training programme.