The two Romanian visitors were able to observeperineal hernia operations, laparoscopic ovariectomies, a fewechocardiographies and an ultrasound guided pericardiocentesis, aswell as a variety of first and second opinion consultations. Theywere extremely impressed with the hospital’s CT imaging facilities,especially as there was no functional CT available for companionanimals until recently in Bucharest. In addition to their visit toRosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital, they were able to take part in aCE event on exotic animals. This patient group is still notfrequently seen in small animal clinics in Romania and Livia andMariana were surprised by the level of investigations and standard ofcare exotic animals receive in the UK. In their spare time the twotravellers managed to visit the picturesque town centre of Bath. Inthe middle of May Alex Gough and Alasdair Hotston-Moore are lookingforward to visiting Orthovet Clinic in Bucharest for their returnvisit. Orthovet have organised a CPD Event at which Alasdair will bedelivering three hours of teaching on nasal disease, airwayobstruction and ear surgery. Livia and Mariana have invitedcolleagues from local practices and from nearby University to this event.
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