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Equine Surgery

The most comprehensive text 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.

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Published: November 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-0123-2

Contents

  • Section I Surgical Biology
    1 Shock: Pathophysiology , Diagnosis, and Treatment
    2 Sepsis and Endotoxemia
    3 Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Therapy
    4 Hemostasis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion
    5 Wound Repair and Specific Tissue Reaction to Injury
    6 Metabolism of the Surgical Patient and Nutritional Support
    7 Surgical Site Infection and the Use of Antimicrobials
    8 Physiological Response to Trauma-Triage of the Trauma Patient
    9 Biomaterials and Surgical Implants

    Section II Surgical Methods
    10 Principles of Surgical Asepsis, Sterilization
    11 Preparation of the Surgical Patient, the Surgery Facility and the Operating Team
    12 Surgical Instruments
    13 Surgical Techniques
    14 Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
    15 Cryosurgery
    16 Lasers in Veterinary Surgery
    17 Suture Materials and Patterns, Tissue Adhesives, Staples, and Liga Clips
    18 Drains, Dressings, and External Coaptation

    Section III Recent Advances in Anesthesia
    19 Recent Advances in Inhalation Anesthesia
    20 Recent Advances in Injection Anesthesia
    21 Anesthesia in Foals
    22 Recovery from Anesthesia
    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 Wounds
    28 Management of Chronic Wounds
    29 Management of Fistulas
    30 Skin Conditions Amenable to Surgery

    Section V Alimentary System
    31 Oral Cavity / Salivary Glands
    32 Esophagus
    33 Stomach and Spleen
    34 Diagnosis, Preoperative Management and Surgical Approaches to the Horse with Colic
    35 Principles of Intestinal Surgery and Determination of Intestinal Viability
    36 Small Intestine
    37 Large Intestine
    38 Rectum and Anus
    39 Hernias
    40 Postoperative Care and Complications Associated with Abdominal Surgery

    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
    49 Pleuritis

    Section VII Nervous System
    50 Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
    51 Diagnostic Procedures
    52 Etiology and Diagnosis of Developmental Vertebral Anomalies
    53 Surgical Treatment of Developmental Disorders of the Spinal Column
    54 Surgical Treatment of Traumatic Disorders of the Spinal Column
    55 Peripheral Nerve Injury

    Section VIII Eye and Adnexa
    56 Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery
    57 Eyelids
    58 Conjunctiva
    59 Third Eyelid
    60 Nasolacrimal System
    61 Cornea and Sclera
    62 Intraocular Surgery (Iris, Ciliary Body, Lens, Vitreous, Retina)
    63 Surgical Management of Recurrent Ophthalmia
    64 Orbit
    65 Ocular Emergencies and Trauma

    Section IX Reproductive System
    66 Surgical Disorders of the Testis and Associated Structures
    67 Surgery of the Penis and Prepuce
    68 Surgery of the Vulva, Vestibule, Vagina and Cervix
    69 Surgery of the Uterus and Ovaries

    Section X Urinary System
    70 Principles of Urinary Tract Surgery
    71 Kidneys and Ureters
    72 Bladder
    73 Urethra

    Section XI Selected Topics of the Lameness Examination
    74 Gait Analysis
    75 Diagnostic Anesthesia
    76 Routine Diagnostic Imaging
    77 MRI in Lower Limb Lameness
    78 Saddle Evaluations

    Section XII Musculoskeletal System
    79 Emergency Treatment and Transporation of Equine Fracture Patients
    80 Molecular Biology Techniques in Musculoskeletal Research
    81 Bone Biology and Fracture Healing
    82 Principles of Fracture Treatment
    83 Bone Grafts and Replacements
    84 Synovial Joint Biology and Pathobiology
    85 Principles of Treatment of Joint Disease
    86 Arthrodesis Techniques
    87 Diagnosis and Management of Tendon and Ligament Disorders
    88 Biology, Diseases and Management of Muscle Disorders
    89 Synovial and Osseous Infections
    90 Angular Limb Deformities
    91 Flexural Deformities
    92 Osteochondrosis
    93 Subchondral Bone Cysts
    94 The Foot
    95 The Phanlanges and the Metacarpo-Metatrsaophalangeal Joint Region
    96 The Metacarpal / Metatarsal Bones
    97 The Carpus
    98 The Radius and Ulna
    99 The Cubital Joint, Humerus Glenoid Joint and Scapula
    100 The Tarsus
    101 The Tibia
    102 The Stifle
    103 The Femur and Pelvis
    104 The Skull, Mandible and Maxilla

    Index

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