Experience Counts ..."
Doctor Thissen has been an active member of ESVOT since 1987 (European Society of Veterinary Orthopaedics and Traumatology), developing his expertise in the field of animal agility.
This is a complex issue specifically focussing on:
- Traumatology/ Trauma Surgery: The surgical treatment of accident victims with osteosynthesis in cases such as bone fractures
- Orthopaedics: Treatment of developmental disorders and growth disturbances, including joint replacement and spinal surgery.
- Injuries to the ligaments including collateral/side band and cruciate ligament ruptures. Cartilage surface injuries of the joints such as knee, elbow, shoulder, subtalar joint and chronic, congenital joint indispositions (HD/ ED/ OCD/ FCP etc.) using the most recent conventional surgical procedures such as TTO, TPO and Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery), always individually tailored to each animal's needs.
- Surgical treatment of herniated disks (over 20 years of experience). In the case of acute paralysis, the intervention should be carried out within a time frame of 24 to a maximum of 48 hours which is crucial for completely successful
Due to his longtime experience and expertise, Dr. Thissen can also help in complex cases included in the following key aspects of activity: