Cranial nerve disorders - Part 4

Dipl. ECVN
Duration : 21 min

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  • To know the function and some of the anatomic pathway of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, accessory and hypoglossal nerves, and the sympathetic innervation to the eye
  • Having a glance at how we can visualise these nerves on advanced imaging.
  • Knowing the most important pathologies that may affect these cranial nerves, and Horner, syndrome, their clinical presentation, their diagnosis, treatment and outcome.
  • Examples of studies, case series and case reports of neuropathies of the IX, X, XI and XII, and Horner syndrome published in the veterinary literature.
Emili graduated in 2011 from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Already as a student, he developed a strong interest in neurology. After graduation, he undertook a one-year rotating internship in the UAB Teaching Hospital and then worked for over two years as an out-of-hours veterinary surgeon in Mataró (Barcelona).

In 2016, Emili moved to England to work in a first opinion practice in Liverpool. He then joined the Animal Health Trust as a Neurology Intern and completed a three-year residency in Veterinary Neurology at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital of the University of Liverpool. Afterwards, Emili joined ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists as a Neurology Clinician. In 2021, he became a European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology and was recognised as RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology in 2022.