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  • Smith AL, Radlinsky MG, Rawlings CA: Cystoscopic diagnosis and treatment of ectopic ureters in female dogs: 16 cases (2005-2008). JAVMA accepted 2010.


  • Allman DA, Radlinsky MG, Ralph AG, Rawlings CA: Thoracoscopic thoracic duct ligation and thoracoscopic pericardiectomy for the treatment of dogs with chylothorax. JAVMA accepted 2010.


  • Rawlings, CA: Endoscopic removal of urinary calculi. Compend Cont Ed Pract Vet. 31(10): 476-484, 2009.


  • Runge JJ, Mayhew PD, Rawlings CA: Laparoscopic-assisted and laparoscopic prophylactic gastropexy: indications and techniques. Compendium Cont Educ Vet 31:58-65, 2009.


  • Brdecka D, Rawlings CA, Perry A, Anderson J: Use of an electrothermal, feedback controlled, bipolar sealing device for resection of elongated soft palates in dogs with obstructive upper airway disease: 24 cases. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 233: 1265-1269, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: Resection of inflammatory polyps in dogs using laparoscopic-assisted cystoscopy. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 43: 1-5, 2007.


  • Brdecka D, Rawlings, CA, Howerth EW, Cornell K, Stiffler K: A histopathologic comparison of two techniques for soft palate resection in normal dogs. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 43:39-44, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA, Coates JR, Purinton PT, Barsanti JA, Carlisle A, Oliver JE: Evaluation of a selective neurectomy model for low urethral pressure incontinence in female dogs. Am J Vet Res. 66: 695-699, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA, Howerth EW: Obtaining Quality Biopsies of the Liver and Kidney. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 40: 352-358, 2004.


  • Hernandez-Divers SJ, Bakal RS, Rawlings CA, Wilson GH, Radlinsky M, Herandez-Divers SM, Dover SR: Endoscopic sex determination and gondal manipulation in Gulf of Mexico sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi) J Zoo Wildlife Med. 35: 459-470, 2004.


  • Miller N, van Lue S, Rawlings CA: Use of Laparoscopic-assisted cryptorchid castration in dogs and cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 224: 875-878, 2004.


  • Wilson H, Rawlings CA, Latimer K: Comparison of the Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator and CO2 laser for lipoma resection in Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatues). J Avian Med Surg. 18: 15-20, 2004.


  • Hernadez-Divers SJ, Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy in small and exotic animals. Vet Med 98: 640-643, 2003.


  • Stiffler KS, Stevenson MA, Cornell KK, Glerum LE, Smith JD, Miller NA, Rawlings CA: Clinical use of low-profile cystotomy tubes in 4 dogs and a cat. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 223: 325-329, 2003.


  • Rawlings CA, Diamond H, Howerth EW, Neuwirth L: Diagnostic quality of percutaneous kidney biopsies obtained with laparoscopy versus ultrasound guidance in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 223: 317-321, 2003.

  • Miller N, van Lue S, Rawlings CA: Laparoscopic-assisted cryptorchid castration of dogs and cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. In preparation.


  • Rawlings CA, Barsanti JA, Mahaffey MB, Canalis C: Use of laparoscopic-assisted cystoscopy for removal of calculi in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 222: 759-761, 2003.


  • Wilson H, Rawlings CA, Latimer K: Lipoma resection in birds: A comparison of the CUSA (Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator) and CO2 Laser. J Avian Med Surg. Accepted 2002.


  • Rawlings CA: Pearls of Veterinary Medicine: Laparoscopic Assisted Gastropexy. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 38: 15-19, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA, Howerth EW, Bement S, Canalis C: Laparoscopic-assisted enterostomy feeding tube placement and full-thickness biopsies with serosal patch in dogs. Am J Vet Res. 63: 1313-1319, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA: Pearls of Veterinary Medicine: Colposuspension as a treatment for urinary incontinence in spayed dogs. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 38: 107-110, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA, Howerth EW, Mahaffey MB, Foutz TL, Bement S, Canalis C: Laparoscopic-assisted cystopexy in the dog. Am J Vet Res 63: 1226-1231, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA, Mahaffey MB, Bement S, Canalis C: Prospective evaluation of laparoscopic-assisted gastropexy in dogs susceptible to gastric dilatation. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 221:1576-1581, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA, Foutz FL, Mahaffey MB, Howerth EW, Bement S, Canalis C: A rapid and strong laparoscopic-assisted gastropexy in dogs. Am J Vet Res. 62: 871-875, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA, Van Lue S, King C, Freeman L, Greenacre C, Chernosky A, Mohamed F, Damion R: Serial laparoscopic biopsies of liver and spleen in Schistosoma-infected baboons. Comparative Medicine. 50: 551-555, 2000.


Educational Magazines

  • Rawlings CA: Laparoscopy: Minimally invasive techniques create growth potential for surgical cases. DVM In Focus, A Supplement to DVM Magazine. 39-43, 2003.
  • Rawlings CA: Laparoscopry: Minimally invasive diagnostic tool and approach for selected treatments. DVM In Focus, A Supplment to DVM Magazine. 22-29, 2002.


  • Marcia King with input from Rawlings: Rx for bloat: Prevention. Dog Fancy. 20-21, 2002.

Publications (proceedings of national and international meetings)

  • Rawlings CA: Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Small Animal Internal Medicine Tract. 2010 ACVIM Speciality Symposium. Aniheim, CA June 9-12, 2010.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Upper airway solutions for bulldogs. 2) Endoscopic removal of urinar calculi. 3. Chair and Presenter for panel discussion on Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy: Bonehead mistakes, 4) Instructor and Chair Endoscopic knot tying, 5) Instructor and Chair Resident endoscopic psychomotor skills laboratory. 2009 ACVS Veterinary Symposium, Washington, DC, Oct 10-12, 2009.


  • Rawlings CA: Laparoscopic Assisted Procedures. 2008 ACVS Veterinary Symposium, San Diego, CA Oct 25, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: Lecture and laboratory instructor for Endoscopic Knot Tying. 2008 ACVS Veterinary Symposium, San Diego, CA Oct 25, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Advanced Endoscopic Equipment, 2) Cholecystectomy and Other Assisted Techniques, 3) Instructor Advanced Laparoscopy Laboratory, 4) Instructor Thoracoscopy Laboratory. 2008 ACVS Veterinary Symposium, San Diego, CA Oct 21-22, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Practical rigid endoscopy, 2) After the urinalysis, the most powerful urinary diagnostic tool: Cystoscopy, 3) Diagnosis of the difficult nasal problem: Rhinoscopy, 4) Video-otoscopy including surgery, 5) Diagnostic laparoscopy, 6) Laparoscopic treatments. 13th Annu Meet Practitioner’s Symposium, Amer Board Vet Pract. Savannah, GA. May 2-4, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Solving difficult upper airway cases, 2) Cystoscopic diagnosis and treatments, 3) Urinary incontinence: Differential diagnosis and management, 4) Airway surgery for the bulldog, 5) Laboratory instructor and lecture: Wound closure & hemostasis: Selection & techniques for sutures and staples. 75th Annu Meet Am Anim Hosp Assoc. Tampa, FL. March 27-30, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: Lecture and laboratory instructor for Endoscopic Knot Tying. 42nd Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg, Chicago, IL. Oct 18-21, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Cystoscopy: Techniques and case examples, 2) Laparoscopic-assisted surgery (Calculi removal, gastropexy, cyrptorchidectomy, ovariohysterectomy, etc) with case examples, 3) Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator Minimally Invasive Surgery Lecture and Laboratory. 42nd Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg, Chicago, IL. Oct 16-17, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic techniques in minimally invasive surgery, 2) Lecture and laboratory instructor for Endoscopic Knot Tying. 41st Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg, Washington, DC. Oct 5-7, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy. Anim Res Conf. Osaka, Japan. Nov. 19, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy. Institute Of Vet Educ Advanced Tech. Osaka, Japan. Nov. 18, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy: 2 days of lecture and laboratory training). Karl Storz Japan Training Symposium. Tyco Training Center in Shizukoa, Japan. Nov. 16-17, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic assisted surgeries (gastropexy, enterostomy feeding tube, and intestinal biopsy) and laboratory instructor in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2) Ovariohysterectomy and incontinence, 3) Colposuspension and injection augmentation, 4) Lecture and laboratory instructor for Endoscopic Knot Tying. 40th Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg, San Diego. Oct 25-29, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic removal of cystic calculi, 2) Management including surgery for portosystemic shunts, 3) Organ biopsies and cancer staging with laparoscopy, 4) New treatments using laparoscopic assistance, and 5) The exploratory laparotomy: When and how to biopsy. 142nd Annu Conf Am Vet Med Assoc and 28th World Vet Conf, Minneapolis, MN. July 16-20, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic-assisted cryptorchid castration, 2) Laparoscopical-assisted protopexy, 3) Writing to the grieving client, 4) Cystoscopic diagnosis and treatments, 5) Placement of feeding tubes, 6) New diagnostics for nasal disease, 7) Urinary incontinence in the female dog, 8) Basic laparoscopy, including biopsies, and 9) New laparoscopic treatments. 77th West Vet Conf, Las Vegas, NV. Feb 20-24, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Complications of minimally invasive abdominal surgery, and 2) Chair of Urinary Surgery session. 39 th Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg, Denver, CO. Oct 6-9, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Otitis Lab: Dermatology & Surgery, 2) Calcium oxalate calculi in cats and dogs (Internist’s versus surgeon’s approach), 3) Diagnostic tools for the lower urinary tract, including cystoscopy for technicians, 4) Assisting with endoscopic diagnosis and surgery for technicians, 5) Preoperative patient preparation for technicians, 6) Feline heartworm disease, 7) Selection and management of feeding tubes, 8) Organ biopsies and cancer staging with laparoscopy, 9) New treatments using laparoscopic-assistance, and 10) Quality liver and kidney biopsies: Laparoscopic vs. ultrasound guided. 71st Annu Meet Am Anim Hosp Assoc. Tampa, FL. March 20-24, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) The diagnostic laparotomy, p 1184-1185, 2) Which feeding tube should I use, p 1186-1187, 3) How I treat prostatic abscess, 1188-1189, 4) When and how to quickly use the omentum in surgery, 1190-1191, 5) Treatments using laparoscopy, p 1192-1193, 6) Diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence, p 1194-1195, 7) Unobstructing tricks for urinary obstructions, p 1196-1197, and 8) Clinical uses of rhinoscopy, p 1198. North Amer Conf, Orlando, FA, Jan 17-21, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Otitis Lab: Dermatology & Surgery. p 477-480. 2) The diagnostic laparotomy. p 485-487, 3) Minimally invasive surgery in small animal practice. p 489-491, 4) Gastric Dilatation-volvulus. p 493-495, 5) Urinary incontinence in the female dog. p 497-499. 6) Gastric-Dilatation-Volvulus for technicians. p 345-347. 7) Assisting with endoscopic diagnosis and surgery. p 349-351. 8) Ear diagnosis and treatment. p 353-355. 70th Annu Meet Am Anim Hosp Assoc. Phoenix, AZ. March 22-26, 2003.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Mechanisms and diagnosis of urinary incontinence in the dog. p 601-603, 2) Treatment, including surgery, for urinary incontinence in the dog. p 605-606, 3) Laparoscopic surgery in small animal practice. p 607-608. 69th Annu Meet Am Anim Hosp Assoc. Boston, MA. March 23-27, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Exploratory laparotomy and biopsy techniques, 2) Gastric dilation and volvulus: emergency treatment, and surgery, 3) Tubes for feeding: indications placement, use, 4) Ears : diagnosis and surgery, 5) Minimally invasive surgery: laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, cystoscopy, 6) Portosystemic shunts: diagnosis to surgery and postoperative care, 7) Upper airway surgery: brachiocephalic syndrome, larygeal paralysis, tracheal collapse, 8) Prostatic surgery: biopsy to partial prostatectomy and omentalization, 9) Urinary incontinence: evaluation, medical, and surgical treatment, 10) Urinary obstructions: management and surgery. Japanese Anim Hospl Assoc, presented at Tokyo, Sapporo, Fukuoka, and Osaka in Japan, May 16-30, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Urinary obstructions: management and surgery including feline oxalate calculi. p 535-537, 2) Minimally invasive surgery for incisional gastropexy, jejunostomy tubes, biopsies, etc. p 539-540, 3) Practical techniques for short/long-term nutritional support. p 541-542. 68th Annu Meet Am Anim Hosp Assoc. San Antonio, Tx. March 10-14, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Minimally invasive surgery for incisional gastropexy, jejunosotomy, biopsies, etc. p 548-549, 2) Prostatic evaluation and surgery. p 550-552, 3) Urinary incontinence: Evaluation, medical and surgical treatments. p 553-556, 4) Urinary obstructions: Management and surgery including feline oxalate renal/ureteral calculi. p 557-559. 5)Evaluation and treatment of trauma to the urogenital system. P 560-562, 6) Life sustaining tubes: Placement, use, and removal. p 762-764. Wild West Vet Conf. Reno, NV. Oct 18-22, 2000.


  • Rawlings CA: Minimally invasive surgery in veterinary medicine. 54th Annu Meet Assoc Medical Illustrators. Atlanta, Ga July 29-August 2, 1999.


Publications (Abstracts):

  • Smith AL, Radlinsky MG, Rawlings CA: The Use of Cystoscopic-Guided Laser Ablation for the Treatment of Intramural Ureteral Ectopia: A Retrospective Evaluation. 44th Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg, Abst, Washington, DC. Oct 8-10, 2009.


  • 6th Annu Meet Vet Endoscopy Soc. Cancun, Mexico. March 19-21, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: 1. Tips and Tricks for Laparoscopic Spays. 2.Panel discussion with Freeman L, Mayhew P, Huchinson R, and Myers, C: MIS Adoption in academia & private practice – Lessons learned.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Minimally invasive cystic calculi removal. 2) Urinary control of 15 dogs and 1 cat following cystoscopic correction of ectopic ureter. 7th Annu Meet Soc Vet Soft Tissue Surg. Santa Fe, NM, June 19-21, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Urinary Control of Dogs and A Cat Following Cystoscopic Correction of Ectopic Ureters. 2) When To Tie The Knot? Endoscopically Speaking. 5th Annu Meet Vet Endoscopy Soc. Hawk’s Cay, FA. Keystone, CO, March 19-21, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Tips on doing a Laparoscopic-Assisted Gastropexy. 2) Examples of Using a Diode Laser or Radiofrequency During Cystoscopy 4th Annu Meet Vet Endoscopy Soc. Hawk’s Cay, FA. March 26-28, 2007.


  • Brdecka D, Rawlings CA: Use of an electrothermal, feedback controlled, bipolar sealing device for resection of elongated soft palates in dogs with clinical disease: 24 cases from 2004. 41st Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg, Poster abstract 40, Washington, DC. Oct 5-7, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA, McCarthy T, Berent A: Endoscopic Diode Laser Correction of Ectopic Ureters. 3rdh Annu Meet Vet Endoscopy Soc. Keystone, CO, March 5-7, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA, Koenig A, Miller D: An Inanimate model for endoscopy instruction. 3rdh Annu Meet Vet Endoscopy Soc. Keystone, CO, March 5-7, 2006.


  • Hernandez-Divers SJ, Bakal RS, Hickson B, Rawlings C, Wilson GH, Radlinsky M, Hernandez-Divers SM, Blasier M, Dover S. (2005). Reproductive endoscopy and endosurgery of Gulf of Mexico sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi) and short-nosed sturgeon (A. brevirostrum). Am Assoc Zoo Vet, Omaha, NE. Pp 127-128.


Presentations (not listed as abstracts or publications)

  • Rawlings CA: Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2010 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. April 10-11, 2010.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Advanced minimally invasive surgery. 2) Intermediate Arthroscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2009 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Dec 11-13, 2009.


  • Rawlings CA: 1)Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. 2) Advanced Laparoscopic/Thoracoscopic Surgery. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2009 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. July 17-20, 2009.


  • Rawlings CA: Advanced Laparoscopic/Thoracoscopic Surgery. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2007 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Dec 7-8, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Basic Small Animal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2) Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. 3) Advanced Laparoscopic/Thoracoscopic Surgery. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2008 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. August 5-10, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2008 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. May 5-6, 2008.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Advanced minimally invasive surgery. Intermediate Arthroscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2007 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Dec 7-10, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: Introductory soft tissue rigid endoscopy (cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, and otoscopy). North American Veterinary Conference Regional. Instructor for all day lecture and lab. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Oct 12, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Triage, initial management, and surgery for the acute abdomen, 2) Basic rigid endosocopy: An exciting and effective new tool for the general practitioner, 3) Laparoscopy for diagnosis and treatment, 4) Cystoscopy for urinary diagnosis and treatment, 5) Urinary obstructions: management and tricks to un-obstruct, 6) Rhinoscopy and video-otoscopy, 7) Management of upper airway disease in the brachycephalic dogs, 8) Endoscopy dry lab. Mobile Veterinary Med Assoc. Mobile, AL. Aug 26, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: Advanced minimally invasive surgery. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2007 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. June 3-4, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2007 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. June 1-2, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: Lecture and laboratory instructor. Rhinoscopy and Cystoscopy in Endoscopy Lifelearn Module 2, Advanced Laparoscopic/Thoracoscopic Surgery in Lifelearn. Univ Guelph, Guelph, On, Canada. April 21-24, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2007 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. March 10-11, 2007.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery (Diagnosis, Minimally Invasive Staging, Treatments). 2) Cystoscopy. 3) Rhinoscopy, 4) Video-Otoscopy. Phoenix Area Veterinarians. Phoenix, AZ. Dec 7, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery (Diagnosis, Minimally Invasive Staging, Treatments). 2) Cystoscopy. 3) Rhinoscopy, 4) Video-Otoscopy. Seattle Area Veterinarians. Seattle, WA. Dec 5, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: Advanced minimally invasive surgery. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2006 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Dec 1, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery (Diagnosis, Minimally Invasive Staging, Treatments). 2) Cystoscopy. 3) Rhinoscopy, 4) Video-Otoscopy. Ross Univ School Vet Med. St. Kitts, West Indies Oct. 18-19, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2006 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Oct 1-2, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery (Diagnosis, Minimally Invasive Staging, Treatments). 2) Cystoscopy. 3) Rhinoscopy, 4) Video-Otoscopy. Aurora Area Veterinarians. Auroa, IL. Sept. 12, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Introductory arthroscopy. 2) Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. 3) Advanced minimally invasive surgery. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2006 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. June 23-26, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2006 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Feb 25-26, 2006.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy. Anderson Area Veterinarians, Anderson, IN. Dec. 14, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy. Sacremento Area Veterinarians, Sacremento, CA. Nov. 8, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) The Exploratory Laparotomy: When and how to biopsy, 2) Tubes for feeding: Indications and placement, 3) Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy. El Paso Vet Med Assoc, El Paso, TX. Oct. 8, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2005 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Oct. 1-2, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: Gastric dilatation: Volvulus and surgical prevention by gastropexy. ACVS Discovery, Summer 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. 2) Advanced minimally invasive surgery. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2005 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians (2 courses over 3 days). Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. June 24-26, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy for the practitioner. 42nd Ann Vet Conf Alumni Reunion. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. April 1-3, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. 2) Basic Arthroscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2005 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians (2 courses over 3 days). Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Feb. 25-27, 2005.


  • Rawlings CA: Advanced minimally invasive surgery. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2004 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Dec. 10, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) The Exploratory Laparotomy: When and how to biopsy, 2) Tubes for feeding: Indications and placement, 3) Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy. Alabama Vet Med Assoc, Winter Meet. Birmingham, AL. Dec 4, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy. Veterinary Centers Of America Regional Meet. Newark, DE. Oct 3, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2004 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Sept. 25-26, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Laparoscopic-assisted pexies (gastric, colonic, urocystic). Amer Coll Vet Surg Diplomate Resort Meet. Coeur d’Alene, Id. July 15-17, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Advanced minimally invasive surgery, 2) Small animal basic soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2004 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians (2 courses over 3 days). Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. June 25-27, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Minimally invasive surgery: Tips and Tricks. Soc Vet Soft Tissue Surgery. Gatlinburg, TN. June 23, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments). Veterinary Centers Of America Regional Meet. Gaithersburg, MD. May 20, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid endoscopy including laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery (diagnosis, minimally invasive staging, treatments), cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, video-otoscopy. Veterinary Centers Of America Regional Meet. Boston, MA March 28, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal soft tissue rigid endoscopy with 8 hours of lectures on cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, otoscopy, and laparoscopy plus 2 half-days of hands-on laboratory instruction. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2004 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. March 13-14, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid laparoscopy: Video-Otoscopy, Rhinoscopy, Cystoscopy, Laparoscopy. Virginia Academy of Small Animal Medicine, Ronoake, Virginia. March 4, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Rigid laparoscopy: Video-Otoscopy, Rhinoscopy, Cystoscopy, Laparoscopy. North Carolina Academy of Small Animal Medicine, The North Carolina Global Transpark Educ Train Center, Kinston, NC. With telemedicine to remote sites at Central Piedmont College, South Piedmont College, Brunswick College, Fayetteville Technical College, and Mitchell College. March 3, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: Beginning laparoscopy: Lecture and practical application. BioVision, Winter 2004, Denver, CO. Jan 30-31, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA, Radlinsky MA: The next level: Surgery of the upper respiratory tract. North Amer Conf, Orlando, FA, Jan 17-21, 2004.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopy for diagnosis and treatment, 2) Tubes for feeding. Indications and placement (lecture followed by wet lab). SAVMA Symposium. Athens, GA. Mar 20-22, 2003.


  • Rawlings CA: Small animal soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2003 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. March 8-9, 2003.
  • Rawlings CA, Barker, C: 1) Pacemakers: Indications and implantation, 2) Pericardial effusion: Diagnosis and thoracoscopy. Current Topics in Small Animal Cardiology. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Feb 1-2, 2003.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Introductory arthroscopy, and 2) Small animal soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2002 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians (2 courses over 3 days). Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Dec 6-8, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA: Minimally invasive surgery. Canine Health Symposium. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. Aug 3, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Advanced minimally invasive surgery, 2) Introductory arthroscopy, and 3) Small animal soft tissue rigid endoscopy. Instructor and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2002 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians (3 courses over 4 days). Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. June 28-July 1, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Mechanisms and diagnosis of urinary incontinence in the dog, 2) Treatment, including surgery for urinary incontinence in the dog, 3) Minimally invasive surgery in the dog and cat. The Breckenridge Summit, Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society. Breckenridge, CO. June 20-23, 2002.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Tubes for feeding the debilitated, anorectic patient, 2) The exploratory laparotomy: When and how to biopsy, 3) Gastric dilation-volvulus: Emergency treatment and surgery, 4) Rapid abdominal closure, 5) Urinary obstructions: Management and surgery, 6) Urinary incontinence: Evaluation and medical and surgical treatments, and 7) Minimally invasive surgery: Laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and cystoscopy. West Virginia Vet Med Assoc, Beckley, WV, Oct 20, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic assisted surgery to do jejunostomy tube and incisional gastropexy, 2) Minimally invasive surgery case presentations, 3) Cases deomonstrating cancer diagnosis and staging, 4) All day wet laboratory, and 5) Chair of Minimally Invasive Laboratory Course. 36 th Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg, Chicago, IL. Oct 11-12, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA: Management and prevention of bloat with introduction of a new gastropexy technique using laparoscopy. All breed cluster group. April 12, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Colposuspension for spay incontinence, 2) Laparoscopic assisted incisional gastropexy, 3) Stapling wet lab with Mike Pavletic. 68th Annu Meet Am Anim Hosp Assoc. San Antonio, Tx. March 10-14, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Urinary incontinence, 2) Minimally invasive surgery, 3) Cancer diagnosis and staging with Nicole Northrup. The Great Atl Vet Med Soc. Atl, GA. March 11, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA: Thoracoscopy and Laparoscopy and Course/Laboratory Coordinator for 2001 Rigid Endoscopy for Companion Animal Veterinarians. Univ Georgia. Athens, GA. March 1-3, 2001.


  • Rawlings CA: 1) Laparoscopic assisted surgery to do jejunostomy tube, incisional gastropexy, colopexy and urethrocystopexy for perineal hernia, 2) Minimally invasive surgery case presentations, 3) All day wet laboratory, and 4) Chair of Minimally Invasive Laboratory Course. 35 th Annu Meet Am Coll Vet Surg. Washington, D.C. Sept 21-24, 2000.


  • Rawlings CA: New surgical techniques at UGA: treatment of spay incontinence, laparoscopic gastropexy, etc. Georgia-South Carolina Assoc. Augusta, GA. Feb 7, 2000.


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