Two faculty speak at Brazilian Congress of Veterinary Surgery and Anesthesiology

Dr. Luiz Bolfer

Dr. Luiz Bolfer was one of two UF clinicians invited to speak at the recent Brazilian Congress of Veterinary Surgery and Anesthesiology.

Dr. Luiz Bolfer, an emergency and critical care resident, and Dr. Andre Shih, an assistant professor of anesthesia, were invited speakers at the Brazilian Congress of Veterinary Surgery and Anesthesiology, held Nov. 1-4 in Santa Catarina, Brazil.

The conference is South America’s largest meeting in the field of veterinary surgery and anesthesiology. Approximately 2,500 professionals attended the event, which included more than 250 lectures, as well as exhibits, symposia and discussions with lecturers and professionals from all over the world.

Shih presented topics on hypothermia and coagulations in anesthesia and cardiopulmonary arrest. Bolfer’s topics were renal replacement therapy in ICU and extracorporeal blood purification techniques in emergency medicine.


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