UG Syllabus

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY GYNAECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
SEMESTER -VII
Course No. : VGO-411                   Title of Course: VETERINARY GYNAECOLOGY                                                                                                                                   Credit Hours: 2+1=3
THEORY
1)      Clinical evaluation and abnormalities of ovaries and salpinx in domestic animals.
2)      Clinical evaluation and abnormalities of uterus and cervix in domestic animals.
3)      Clinical evaluation and abnormalities of vagina, vestibule and vulva in domestic animals.
4)      Puberty and sexual maturity and factors causing delayed puberty and sexual maturity.
5)      Estrus cycle and estrus detection in cattle, buffaloes and mare.
6)      Estrus cycle and estrus detection in sheep, goat and sows.
7)      Estrus cycle and estrus detection in bitches and cats.
8)      Follicular Dynamics, Ovulation.
9)      Aberrations of estrus and estrous cycle.
10)    Seasonal breeding.
11)    Pregnancy diagnosis- different methods- in cattle, buffaloes and mare
12)   Pregnancy diagnosis- different methods- in sheep, goat and sows.
13)   Pregnancy diagnosis- different methods- in bitches and cats.
14)    Superfoetation and Superfecundation.
15)   Definitions of Fertility, Infertility & sterility. Anatomical & hereditary causes.
16)    Nutritional and Managerial causes of infertility.
17)   Hormonal and infectious causes of infertility
18)    Anoestrus – causes, diagnosis and treatment.
19)    Ovulatory defects and cystic ovarian degeneration.
20)   Repeat breeding: Fertilization failure, early embryonic mortality.
21)   Specific and non- specific infections affecting genital organs-endometritis, cervicitis, vaginitis.
22)    Fertility parameters. Sexual Health Control and Reproductive Health Management.
23)   Clinical use of hormones in female infertility (GnRH and PG)
24)   Clinical use of hormones in female infertility (Pituitary and non pituitary gonadotrophin)
25)   Clinical use of hormones in female infertility (Estrogen, progesterone and other steroids)
26)   Breeding management, mis-mating, pseudo-pregnancy and pyometra in bitches.
27)   Transmissible venereal tumor and infertility in bitches.
28)    Induction of estrus.
29)   History, advantages, limitations and scope of Embryo Transfer technology.
30)   Synchronization of estrus.
31)   Superovulation, Embryo collection and Embryo Transfer.
32)    Immuno-modulation for enhancement of fecundity.
PRACTICAL
1)      Biometry of female genitalia and per rectal palpation of female genitalia in large animals.
2)      Study of female genitalia in small animals.
3)      Methods of estrus detection in farm and companion animals.
4)      Vaginal cytology. Collection and examination of vaginal mucus by various techniques.
5)      Demonstration of different hormonal preparations and their uses
6)      Different protocols for induction and synchronization of estrus, superovulation and embryo transfer.
7)      Early Pregnancy diagnosis.
8)      Mid Pregnancy diagnosis.
9)      Advanced Pregnancy diagnosis.
10)   Differential pregnancy   diagnosis.
11)   Use of gynaecological   instruments   and   appliances.
12)    Evaluation of female animals for breeding soundness.
13)    Demonstration of reproductive pathological conditions using museum specimens.
14)    Sexual health control, life history card for the female, recording system for reproductive performance.
15)   Demonstration of ultrasonographic imaging of reproductive organs and pregnancy.
16)   Oocyte collection and grading.
 
 
SEMESTER- VIII
Course No.: VGO – 421                        Course title: VETERINARY OBSTETRICS
Credit Hours: 1+1=2
THEORY
1)      Types and functions of placenta in different species.
2)      Diseases and accidents during gestation.
3)      Abortion in domestic animals-diagnosis & control.
4)      Dropsy of fetal membranes and fetus.
5)      Fetal mummification, maceration, pyometra and mucometra.
6)      Prolonged gestation Teratology   and premature birth.
7)      Uterine torsion.
8)      Cervico-vaginal prolapse and Termination of   pregnancy.
9)      Parturition: Signs of   initiation of   parturition.
10)    Stages of parturition.
11)    Puerperium and involution of uterus in domestic animals.
12)   Care and management of dam and new born.
13)   Dystocia. Types of dystocia: Maternal and Foetal: Approach, diagnosis, treatment.
14)   Epidural and other anesthesia in obstetrical practice.
Obstetrical operations- mutation, forced tractions, fetotomy and cesarean section.
15)    Injuries and diseases in relation to parturition. Postpartum diseases and complications: uterine prolapse, retention of fetal membranes, metritis, postpartum paraplegia.
16)   Animal birth control- ovario hysterectomy and non- surgical interventions.
 
PRACTICAL
1)      Study of pelvis.
2)      Pelvimetry.
3)      Assessment of fetal age.
4)      Demonstration of different types of placenta.
5)       Identification of obstetrical instruments.
6)      Use of obstetrical instruments.
7)       Epidural and other obstetrical anesthesia.
8)      Manipulation of fetal mal presentation.
9)      Use of Phantom Box.
10)    Approach to obstetrical cases.
11)   Treatment of obstetrical cases.
12)    Handling of prolapse of genitalia-application of vulvar sutures.
13)   Fetotomy.
14)   Caesarean section.
15)   Post operative care and management of obstetrical cases.
16)   Demonstration of ovario-hysterectomy.
 
SEMESTER- IX
Course No.: VGO-511   
 Course title:   VETERINARY ANDROLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES
Credit Hours: 1+1=2
THEORY
1)      Introduction to Andrology.
2)      Development of male genitalia and gonads.
3)      Neuroendocrine control of male reproduction, puberty, sexual maturity, sexual behaviour and libido.
4)      Factors affecting maturity and sex drive in bulls.
5)      Forms of male infertility.
6)      Factors causing infertility in male, its diagnosis and treatment.
7)      Abnormalities, malformations, diseases of male genitalia and coital injuries, their diagnosis and treatment.
8)      Testicular hypoplasia and degeneration. Diseases of the accessory sex glands.
9)      Introduction, history, development, advantages and limitations of artificial insemination (A.I.).
10)    A. V. Method of semen collection in various species.
11)   Other methods of semen collection in various species.
12)   Factors affecting quality and quantity of semen.
13)   Macroscopic/physical, microscopic, biochemical and biological tests for evaluation of semen.
14)   Extenders used for semen preservation.
15)    Extension of semen, preservation of semen at different temperatures.
16)    Storage and shipment of semen. Technique of A.I.
PRACTICAL
1)       Selection, care, training and maintenance of breeding bulls for A.I.
2)      Andrological investigations for breeding soundness of large animals.
3)      Andrological investigations for breeding soundness of small animals.
4)       Castration in different species, preparation of teaser   bulls.
5)       Care, sterilization, storage and upkeep of equipment used for artificial Insemination.
6)       Preparation of A.V.  and Collection of semen.
7)      Evaluation of semen (Macroscopic/physical   tests).
8)      Evaluation of semen (Microscopic tests).
9)      Evaluation of semen (Biochemical and biological tests).
10)   Preparation of extender and Extension of   semen.
11)   Preservation techniques at different temperatures. Freezing of semen.
12)   Insemination techniques for chilled and frozen semen in large animals.
13)   Insemination techniques for chilled and frozen semen in small animals.
14)    Recording Systems of fertility and conception rate.
15)   Handling and shipment of frozen semen and liquid nitrogen containers at field level.
16)   Visit, Planning and organization of frozen semen laboratory and A.I. Centre.
TEACHING VETERINARY CLINICAL COMPLEX (TVCC)
1. VCP-411 (Semester VII) 0+5=5
2. VCP-421 (Semester VIII) 0+5=5
3. VCP-511 (Semester IX) 0+5=5
Distribution of (0+5=5) credits per Semester
1. Ambulatory Clinics (Medicine, Gynaecology& Surgery)                             0+1=1
2. Diagnostic Lab       (Pathology, Parasitology& Microbiology)                     0+1=1
3. Medicine                                                                                                     0+1=1
4. Gynaecology                                                                                              0+1=1
5. Surgery                                                                                                      0+1=1
*For TVCC one credit = 3 contact hours.
1. Ambulatory Section
Handling, examination, diagnosis and treatment of sick animals under field conditions under the supervision of faculty for Ambulatory Clinics shall be operated by small groups of students and faculty through an equipped mobile unit in which the Department of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Gynaecology& Veterinary Surgery and Radiology shall be involved.
2. Gynaecology and Obstetrics section (0+1=1)
 
Different gynaeco-clinical cases will be diagnosed, treated and discussed with undergraduate students registered for VCP-411, VCP-421 & VCP-511 as follows;
 
Sr.No.
Topic
Sem VII
Sem VIII
Sem IX
1
Practice of pregnancy diagnosis
2
Examination of cases of anoestrus, silent oestrus .
3
Conception failure(Repeat Breeding, cystic ovaries)
 
 
 
4
Treatment of cases of metritis, cervicitis ,vaginitis and abortions
5
Handling of cases of retention of placenta
6
Management of Ante and post partum prolapse of vagina & cervix
7
Examination and preliminary handling of dystocia cases
8
Recording of monstrosities.
 
 
 
9
Castration of male calves
10
Foetotomy
11
Caesarian section
 
 
 
12
Breeding soundness, evaluation of bulls for A.I
13
A.I. and   clinical cases records and their maintenance
 
 
 
14
Collection of genital discharges    for pathological investigation.
15
Rectal examination of genitalia, vaginal examination and cytology.
16
Familiarization with common drugs & hormones used in reproductive disorders, epidural and local anesthesia for gynecological cases
 
Teaching schedule for Course No. VPB-321 (2+1=3) to be taught by Department of Veterinary Biochemistry jointly with Department of Microbiology and Department of Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics.
SEMESTER VIII
Course No.: VPB-321                                         Course Title: Animal Biotechnology
Credit hours: 2+1=3                                                                                    
THEORY
Sr. No.
Topic
No. of Theory
Classes
1
Assisted reproductive biotechnology
1
2
In vivo embryo production(E.T.T.)
1
3
In vitro embryo production(E.T.T.)
1
4
Sexing of embryo and sperm
1
5
Micromanipulation of embryo, cloning, transgenic animals
1
 
Total
5
 
PRACTICAL
Sr. No.
Topic
No. of Practicals
1
Evaluation and grading of oocytes in farm animals
1
2
Evaluation and grading of sperm in farm animals
1
3
Evaluation and grading of embryo in farm animals
1
 
Total
3
 *These lectures and practicals will be conducted by course teacher from Department of Gynaecology.
Teaching schedule for Course No. VPB-321 (2+1=3) to be taught by Department of Veterinary Biochemistry jointly with Department of Microbiology and Department of Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics was finalized (For Vet Gynaecology & Obstetrics part)                                                                                                                   

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