Manual of Equine Gastroenterology book cover

Manual of Equine Gastroenterology

MANUAL OF EQUINE GASTROENTEROLOGY provides the equine expert and general veterinary practitioner with a complete review of the latest information on all aspects of equine gastroenterology. Edited by an international team of equine specialists and with over 55 contributors from the USA and Europe, it provides the most up-to-date information on a wide range of conditions such as colic, hepatobiliary disease, oesophageal disorders, diarrhea, gastrointestinal parasites and many more. With detailed chapters on diagnosis and clinical examination, medical and surgical treatment and management of complications, MANUAL OF EQUINE GASTROENTEROLOGY gives veterinarians all the information they need to diagnose and treat any gastrointestinal problem encountered in the horse or foal.

Equine veterinary specialists, general and mixed practice veterinarians.

Hardbound, 566 Pages

Published: October 2001

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2486-3


  • Section 1: Diagnostic procedures in equine gastroenterology
    General physical exam and auscultation
    Advanced Diagnostic Procedures
    Laparoscopy instrumentation

    Section 2: Gastrointestinal parasites and their control
    Gastrointestinal parasites and their control

    Section 3: Dysphagia, oral and oesophageal diseases
    Differential diagnosis and evaluation of dysphagia.
    Dental disease / Cleft palate / Disorders of the mouth
    Oesophageal diseases

    Section 4: Colic
    Pathophysiology, aetiology, and risk factors for equine colic
    Clinical evaluation of the colic case
    Surgery for Colic (incl. anaesthesia)
    Postoperative Treatment and Complications
    Diseases of the stomach
    Small intestine diseases which can result in colic
    Caecum diseases which can result in colic
    Large Colon diseases which can result in colic
    Small colon and rectum diseases
    Other conditions

    Section 5: Chronic weight loss, malabsorption syndromes and liver disease
    Chronic Weight Loss
    Hepatic and biliary tract diseases

    Section 6: Acute and chronic diarrhoea
    Acute Diarrhoea
    Chronic Diarrhoea

    Section 7: Gastrointestinal disease in the foal
    Clinical Evaluation of the Foal
    Stomach diseases of the foal
    Small intestine diseases associated with colic
    Large and small colon diseases associated with colic
    Rectum and anus diseases of the foal
    Diarrhoea in the foal
    Hepatic diseases in foals


advert image