Bertrand Lussier

Bertrand Lussier, DVM, MSc

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - Department of Clinical Sciences
University of Montreal


Phone: +1 (450) 773-8521 #8443

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Graduated in 1986, Dr. Lussier devoted himself to the practice of companion animals for the next three years. He undertook master's studies at the University of Montreal, then completed a residency in small animal surgery at Cornell University. Since his return to Quebec in December 1994, he worked as a surgeon in 2 reference centers before joining the faculty of the Faculty in 1999. He has been a full professor since June 2012. He divides his activities between research and education. He has also been the recipient of 8 awards for excellence in teaching, clinical teaching and research.

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How to Prepare for A Model I Have Never Performed Before?

How to Prepare for A Model I Have Never Performed Before?

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Time: 11:00 am
I am frequently asked to develop and validate novel models. Sometimes, I am just asked to perform a specific model I have never done before. Both situations are stressful; the first because it has never been done before, the latter because it seems so easy in the provided paper… But we know that the most important details are NOT in the paper!!! When realizing a model, we have to make sure that all the animals are operated by the same person, in the same manner, in the same time: reproducibility and repeatability are the 2 most important attributes. So, we have to be well prepared; the learning curve has to be behind us…
Aseptic Surgery in Rodents; Fact or Fiction

Aseptic Surgery in Rodents; Fact or Fiction

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Time: 3:30 pm
Surgery The surgical procedure is often referred to in terms of surgery, but it should be referred to as a surgical act that is made up of: patient preparation, equipment preparation, preparation of the surgeon, surgical procedure, post-operative care and follow-up Surgical asepsis any measure taken to reduce bacterial contamination at the surgical site, aiming to reduce postoperative infections. • Direct measures • Patient preparation: shaving, depilation, disinfection of the surgical site, sterile drapes, sterile envelope for instruments, continuity of the operating field, normothermia, hydration, analgesia • Equipment preparation: sterile, adapted, back up kit? • Preparation of the surgeon • Indirect […]