ISBN: 9781437708684
Page Count: 3104
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $267.00

Equine Surgery - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Jorg A. Auer, Dr Med Vet, MS and John A. Stick, DVM
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781437708684
Page Count: 3104
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $267.00
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The most comprehensive reference available on equine surgery, this book prepares the veterinary surgeon for managing each surgical condition by understanding its pathophysiology and evaluating alternative surgical approaches. Explanations describe how to avoid surgical infections, select and use instruments, and perfect fundamental surgical techniques including incisions, cautery, retractions, irrigation, surgical suction, wound closure, dressings, bandages, and casts.

    • World-renowned contributors include over 70 of the most expert equine specialist surgeons, each providing current and accurate information.
    • Complete coverage of all information needed to study for the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Examinations makes this edition an excellent study tool.
    • Section on anesthesiology and pain management prepares you to manage these critical aspects of any surgery.
    • Extensive, up-to-date orthopedic coverage includes joint disorders and joint trauma.
    • Section on integumentary system contains information on wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting.
    • Section on the alimentary system covers postoperative care, complications and reoperation guidelines.
    • New techniques in vascular surgery keep you current on best practices.
    • The most comprehensive text on equine surgery focuses on diagnosis and treatment to provide equine practitioners with the information they need to effectively manage and surgically treat equine disorders.
    • Broad collection of high-quality images that were taken by the contributors during surgical procedures to provide the best instructions for other surgeons.
    • NEW! More clinical detail on treatment, diagnosis, and procedures offers more practical information for the general equine practitioner while providing an up-to-date resource for specialists. Minimally invasive surgery and regenerative medicine also have a more prominent role in this edition.
    • NEW! Section on Diagnostic Imaging Examination includes chapters on Radiography, Ultrasonography, Nuclear Scintigraphy, Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 
    • NEW! Completely updated sections including the Eye and Adnexa and Urinary System feature new authors and chapter content.
    • NEW! Expanded section on The Musculoskeletal System includes all new chapters on Metallic Instruments and Implants, Management of Bursitis, and Postoperative Physiotherapy Surgery for the Orthopedic Patient
    • ALL NEW! Chapters on Regenerative Medicine, Chemical Restraint for Long Standing, Radiography, Ultrasonography, Nuclear Scintigraphy, Computed Tomography, Metallic Instruments and Implants, Management of Bursitis, and Postoperative Physiotherapy for the Orthopedic Patient bring practitioners up to date with best practices.
  • Section I: Surgical Biology

    1.  Shock: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Physiologic Response to Trauma

    2.  Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

    3.  Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Therapy

    4.  Hemostasis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion

    5.  Wound Repair

    6.  Metabolism of the Surgical Patient and Nutritional Support

    7.  Surgical Site Infection and the Use of Antimicrobials

    8.  Regenerative Medicine

    Section II: Surgical Methods

    9.  Sterilization and Antiseptics

    10.  Preparation of the Surgical Patient, the Surgery Facility and the Operating Team

    11.  Surgical Instruments

    12.  Surgical Techniques

    13.  Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques

    14.  Cryosurgery

    15.  Lasers in Veterinary Surgery

    16.  Suture Materials and Patterns, Tissue Adhesives, Staples, and Ligating Clips

    17.  Drains, Dressings, and External Coaptation

    Section III: Recent Advances in Anesthesia

    18.  Balanced Inhalation Anesthesia

    19.  Modern Injection Anesthesia for Horses

    20.  Anesthesia and Analgesia for Foals

    21.  Recovery from Anesthesia

    22.  Chemical Restraint for Long Standing Surgery

    23.  Pain Management

    Section IV: Integumentary System

    24.  Principles of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery

    25.  Skin Grafting

    26.  Management of Superficial Wounds

    27.  Management of Deep and Chronic Wounds

    28.  Management of Sinus Tracts and Fistulas

    29.  Skin Conditions Amenable to Surgery

    Section V: Alimentary System

    30.  Oral Cavity / Salivary Glands

    31.  Esophagus

    32.  Stomach and Spleen

    33.  Colic: Diagnosis, Surgical Decision, and Preoperative Management

    34.  Surgical Approaches to the Abdomen

    35.  Principles of Intestinal Surgery and Determination of Intestinal Viability

    36.  Small Intestine

    37.  Large Intestine

    38.  Rectum and Anus

    39.  Abdominal Hernias

    40.  Postoperative Care, Complications, and Reoperation

    Section VI: Respiratory System

    41.  Overview of the Upper Airway Function

    42.  Diagnostic Techniques in Equine Upper Respiratory Tract Disease

    43.  Nasal Passages and Paranasal Sinuses

    44.  Pharynx

    45.  Larynx

    46.  Guttural Pouch

    47.  Trachea

    48.  Thoracic Disorders

    Section VII: Nervous System

    49.  Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System

    50.  Diagnostic Procedures

    51.  Developmental Vertebral Anomalies

    52.  Surgical Treatment of Developmental Diseases of the Spinal Column

    53.  Surgical Treatment of Traumatic Disorders of the Spinal Column

    54.  Peripheral Nerve Injury

    Section VIII: Eye and Adnexa

    55.  Surgery of the Globe and Orbit

    56.  Adnexal Surgery

    57.  Surgery of the Ocular Surface

    58.  Intraocular Surgery

    Section IX: Reproductive System

    59.  Testis

    60.  Penis and Prepuce

    61.  Vulva, Vestibule, Vagina and Cervix

    62.  Uterus and Ovaries

    Section X: Urinary System

    63.  Diagnostic Techniques and Principles of Urinary Tract Surgery

    64.  Kidneys and Ureters

    65.  Bladder

    66.  Urethra

    Section XI: Diagnostic Imaging Examination

    67.  Radiography

    68.  Ultrasonography

    69.  Nuclear Scintigraphy

    70.  Computed Tomography

    71.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Section XII: Musculoskeletal System

    72.  Diagnostic Anesthesia

    73.  Emergency Treatment and Transportation of Equine Fracture Patients

    74.  Bone Biology and Fracture Healing

    75.  Metallic Instruments and Implants

    76.  Principles of Fracture Treatment

    77.  Bone Grafts and Bone Replacements

    78.  Synovial Joint Biology and Pathobiology

    79.  Medical Treatment of Joint Disease

    80.  Surgical Treatment of Joint Disease

    81.  Arthrodesis Techniques

    82.  Management of Bursitis

    83.  Diagnosis and Management of Tendon and Ligament Disorders

    84.  Biology, Diseases and Management of Muscle Disorders

    85.  Synovial and Osseous Infections

    86.  Angular Limb Deformities

    87.  Flexural Deformities

    88.  Osteochondrosis

    89.  Subchondral Bone Cysts

    90.  Foot

    91.  Phalanges and the Metacarpophalangeal and Metatarsaophalangeal Joints

    92.  Third Metacarpal / Metatarsal Bones

    93.  Vestigial Metacarpal/Metatarsal Bones

    94.  Carpus

    95.  Radius and Ulna

    96.  Shoulder

    97.  Tarsus

    98.  Tibia

    99.  Stifle

    100.  Femur and Pelvis

    101.  Temporomandibular Joint

    102.  Craniomaxillofacial Disorders

    103.  Postoperative Physiotherapy for the Orthopedic Patient

  • Jorg A. Auer, Dr Med Vet, MS, Diplomate ACVS, ECVS, Professor of Surgery, Director, Veterinary Surgery Clinic, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland and John A. Stick, DVM, Diplomate ACVS, Professor and Chief of Staff, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
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