Laser Surgery and Therapy Symposium - LSTS 2019



Southern European Veterinary Congress continues to lead the profession in laser education. 2019 provides delegates the opportunity to expand their knowledge to the use of lasers for surgery. SEVC has again gathered leading experts in CO2 Laser Surgery and Class IV Laser Therapy to provide the most extensive laser course in Southern Europe.





Thursday, 7 November

9.00 How the CO2 laser revolutionized my approach to genera and perineal surgeries. Jakub Kaczmarek
10.00 3 Double-blind studies comparing CO2 laser and scalpel on pain and healing. Miguel Carreiraand Pedro Azevedo
11.00 CO2 laser for pododermatitis and other dermatology cases. Rebecka Frey
12.00 Laser Therapy Treatment Techniques. Josefina Cardona Marí
13.00 Future of Laser Therapy – PDT (Photodynamic Therapy), Implementation, Connectivity. Steve Nielsen



DVM, ECVS Surgical Resident Augsburg, Germany (Lecturer at ALSC – American Laser Study Club)
Graduated in 2013 at the Wrocław University and done several continuous education courses in England, Germany, France, Austria, Shangai. He has been presenting lectures about CO2 Laser since 2017 in Germany, Spain, Denmark and USA. After his rotation Intership became Assistant Surgeon at the Veterinary Hospital Tierklinik Birkenfeld in Germany.
At the moment he is Senior Surgeon at AniCura Kleintierspezialisten Augsburg in Germany


DVM, PhD, DTO University of Lisbon. (Lecturer at ALSC – American Laser Study Club)
L. Miguel Carreira holds the degrees of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM); Doctor of Human Medicine in Dentistry (DMD); Diploma in Orthopedics and Trauma in Small Animals (DTO); postgraduate international trainings (Pst-Grd) in several veterinary and human medicine and surgery fields; Master of Science (MSc); and Doctorate (PhD) in Veterinary Sciences (branch of Clinic - specialty of Surgery with his studies in Brain Neurosurgery and Neuronavigation in the Dog). Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - University of Lisbon, teaching Surgery I and II (small animals). He is the Clinical Director of a private Centre of Veterinary Medicine - Anjos of Assis Veterinary Medicine Centre (CMVAA) in Barreiro, Portugal. He has authored several scientific papers published in international index journals, and belongs to the editorial boards of numerous human and veterinary international journals. Dr. Carreira’s scientific interests in veterinary medicine focus on neurosurgery (brain and medulla), orthopedics and trauma, plastic surgery, CO2 laser surgery, anesthesia, pain and transplantation. His interests in the area of human dentistry focus on surgery, implants, and cosmetic dentistry.

DVM, MSc, Pst-Grd (Lecturer at ALSC – American Laser Study Club)
Pedro Azevedo holds the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine – University of Lisbon (FMV-ULisboa), Portugal. His Master thesis focused on the evaluation of postoperative pain in small animals. He completed several postgraduate international trainings (Pst-Grd) in different veterinary medicine and surgery fields, such as pain, ultrasonography and microsurgery. He is a Senior Doctor and leads the team of staff veterinarians at a private Centre of Veterinary Medicine – Anjos of Assis Veterinary Medicine Centre (CMVAA), in Barreiro, Portugal. His scientific interests in the veterinary medicine focus on anesthesia, pain and surgery. He has authored several scientific papers in different international index journals in the areas of anesthesia and analgesia, surgery, internal medicine, orthopedics and trauma, and veterinary dentistry.

DVM, Norsholms Sweden
AniCura Norsholms Djursjukhus, Sweden
Title; CO2 laser for pododermatitis and other dermatology cases
Graduated from Swedish University of Agricultural Science 1991.
Swedish Specialist for Dogs and Cats in 1996. Swedish Specialist in Dermatology 2008.
Head Veterinarian at AniCura Norsholms Djursjukhus since 2013.
Author and coauthor on several articles on Summereczema in horses.

DVM, PhD Fisioterapia y Rehabilitación Veterinaria Ibiza (Speaker/Training for many Class IV laser companies)
Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid. Expert in physiotherapy and rehabilitation of small animals. Collaborator of the Physiotherapy and rehabilitation service of the UCM Veterinary Hospital and veterinary collaborator of practical teaching of the Department of Medicine and Animal Surgery of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCM). Coordinator of the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Degree in small animals at UCM. Former head of the physiotherapy and animal rehabilitation service of Hospital Veterinario Sur (Granada). Responsible for the first reference center in Ibiza Fina Cardona Physiotherapy and Veterinary rehabilitation. Great experience in laser therapy, with national and international publications, speaker in numerous training in laser therapy and collaborator of different laser therapy equipment.

Medicine, Technology, and You LLC (Launched Veterinary Class IV Laser Therapy in 2005 USA and 2011 EU)
Steve Nielsen has provided veterinarians with equipment expertise since 1987. In 1998 he helped launch CO2 Surgical Laser in the veterinary market. He is responsible for growing the international market for Aesculight surgical lasers.
In 2005, Steve and his brother wrote the first veterinary protocols for therapy laser and introduced K-Laser to the USA veterinary market. In 2011, Steve became international business manager for K-Laser USA and introduced laser therapy to veterinarians all over the world.
In 2014, Steve left K-Laser and used his experience to help design a new Class IV therapy laser for the veterinary market. This resulted in a partnership with Lambda SpA and th creation of doctorVet.
Steve has lectured throughout the world at seminars, universities, and laser courses to help veterinarians understand the science of laser medicine, the implementation of lasers in practice, and the future of laser medicine to the profession



This Symposium is not included in the registration to the "SEVC Scientific Programme"

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LSTS registration fee - 90€