Master of Veterinary Sciences (MVSc ) Courses in Surgery
VSR 711 Radiographic Technique
This course will cover lectures and practical on Radio-physics including production of x-ray, x-ray beam restructors, grid, intensifying and Fluoroscopic screens, filters, contrast and sharpness, photographic characteristics of x-ray film, radiation hazards and protection, x-ray film, the cassettes and screens, Darkroom Developer and Fixer, film processing, Radiographic faults and their remedy
VRS 712 Advanced Imaging Techniques:
This course will cover lectures and practivals on Instrumentation and artifacts associated with other imaging techniques including, ultrasonography C.T. Scan, M.R.I. and Radionucleotide imaging.
VRS 713 Diagnostic Imaging I:
This course covers lecture/theory of practical and practical on Interpretation of radiological and ultrasonographic signs of thoracic and abdominal diseases of animals.
VRS 714Diagnostic Imaging II:
This course covers lecture/theory of practical and practical on Interpretation of radiological and ultrasonographic signs Diseases of neuro and musculoskeletal systems of animals.
VSR 715 Basic Sciences of Anaesthesia:
This course covers lecture and practical course on application of relevant basic sciences- anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, biophysics, biochemistry to the subject of veterinary anaesthesia.
VSR 716 Anaesthetic Techniques:
This is a lecture and practical course on anesthetic apparatus and basic monitoring equipment, pre-anaesthetic assessment and preparation, analgesia, sedation, intravenous anaesthesia, inhalation anaesthesia, patient monitoring muscle relaxation and artificial ventilation, local anaesthesia, anaesthetic emergencies, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
VSR 718 Clinical Anaesthesia II:
The course covers lecture and clinical practice one selection and application of anaesthetics in large animals. Anaesthetic management of predictable problems relating to species, age, size, diseases and operative procedures.
VSR 719 Small Animal Intensive Care:
This course covers lectures and practicals on Principles of intensive care for small animals suffering from severe trauma and advanced disease before, during and after surgery, assessment and treatment of body fluid disorders, blood transfusion, and maintenance of circulatory, pulmonary hepatic and renal homeostasis in surgical cases.
VSR 720 Large Animal Intensive Care:
This course covers lectures and practicals on principles of intensive care for large animals suffering from severe trauma and advanced disease before, during and after surgery, assessment and treatment of body fluid disorders, blood transfusion, maintenance of circulatory, pulmonary, hepatic and renal homeostasis in surgical cases.
VSR 721 Basic Surgical Techniques:
This course is a central core course covering lectures and practical of concepts and skills common in soft tissue and bone surgery of animals. This includes Instrumentation, surgical haemostasis, tissue display, surgical drainage, surgical techniques utilized for ducts, skin, soft tissue, bone and infection.
VSR 722 Small Animal Surgery:
This course includes lectures and practical in Diagnosis and management of common surgical conditions of soft tissues in small animals, with emphasis on aetiopathogenesis, investigative procedures, operative techniques and possible complications.
VSR 723 Small Animal Orthopaedics:
This courses include lectures on Biology and surgery bone fracture, pathology diagnosis and principles of treatment; orthopaedic nursing; reconstructive surgery; management of specific fractures in dogs and cats; metabolic and neolastic bone disease; joint disease. Practical sessions on Instrumentation; implants and casts and radiographic diagnosis of orthopaedic diseases.
VSR 724 Equine Surgery:
Diagnosis and Management of common surgical conditions in horses with emphasis on the head and neck , abdomen , gastrointestinal , urogenital and locomotor systems.
VSR 725 Farm Animal Surgery:
Diagnosis and Management of common surgical conditions in ruminants and pigs with emphasis on the head and neck, abdomen , gastrointestinal , urogenital and locomotor systems
VSR 726 Wound Management:
This course is meant to acquaint the students with the basic processes of wound healing which forms the bedrock of the end result of surgical wounds. It deals with various approaches to wound closure, dressing and topical medications. Principles of reconstructive surgery.Type of wounds, management of wounds of the head, truck and limbs of companion animals.
VSR 727 Oncology:
This course contains lecture aspect on practical application of diagnostic investigation including cytology; therapeutic modalities and management of major tumour types, recent advances in surgical radio therapeutic and hyperthermic control in the management of neoplasia; acute complication of cancer therapy, clinical; diagnosis and management of various tumours in companion animals. The practical aspect include application of investigation; cytology, how to take biopsy
VSR 728 Clinical Practice 1: A case method of instruction in which the students receive supervised training in the hospital outpatients or ambulatory clinic. This is correlated with informal conferences rounds and library assignments
VSR 730 Project:An MVSc student is expected to select related to surgery or allied subject for his/ her independent investigation and present a dissertation for examination. Each student is expected to give seminar on his or her research project.
VSR 731 Seminar:Each student is expected to give seminar on his or her research project.
EMS 724: Lectures on Biostatistics received in the College of Medicine