Brinker, Piermattei and Flo

Brinker, Piermattei and Flo's Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair

This handbook covers the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of conditions affecting the locomotor system in small animals. The 4th edition presents up-to-date information on various types of fractures and methods of fixation, lameness and joint surgery, and musculoskeletal diseases. Other key topics include: acute and chronic bone infections; transplantation, plating, wiring, and pinning techniques; bone grafting; reconstructive joint surgery; and osteochondrosis.

Paperback, 832 Pages

Published: February 2006

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-9214-2


  • Part I — General Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment of Fractures, Lameness, and Joint Disease

    1. Orthopedic Examination and Diagnostic Tools

    2. Fractures: Classification, Diagnosis, and Treatment

    3. Bone Grafting

    4. Delayed Union and Nonunion

    5. Treatment of Acute and Chronic Bone Infections

    6. Arthrology

    7. Principles of Joint Surgery

    8. Arthroscopy

    Part II — Fractures and Orthopedic Conditions

    9. Fractures of the Scapula

    10. The Shoulder Joint

    11. Fractures of the Humerus

    12. The Elbow Joint

    13. Fractures of the Radius and Ulna

    14. Fractures and Other Orthopedic Conditions of the Carpus, Metacarpus, and Phalanges

    Part III — Fractures and Orthopedic Conditions of the Hindlimb

    15. Fractures of the Pelvis

    16. The Hip Joint

    17. Fractures of the Femur and Patella

    18. The Stifle Joint

    19. Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula

    20. Fractures and Other Orthopedic Injuries of the Tarsus, Metatarsus, and Phalanges

    Part IV — Other Fractures and Reconstruction of Bone Deformity

    21. Fractures and Luxations of the Mandible and Maxilla

    22. Fractures in Growing Animals

    23. Correction of Abnormal Bone Growth and Healing

    Part V — Miscellaneous Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System

    24. Disease Conditions in Small Animals


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