Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Gastroenterology book cover

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Gastroenterology

General small animal veterinary practitioner
Veterinary students nearing the end of their course
Veterinary nurses

Paperback, 256 Pages

Published: March 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2910-3


  • Acknowledgements
    Author’s note

    1. Dysphagia and disorders of swallowing

    1. Swallowing and regurgitation
    2. Idiopathic megaoesophagus in a dog
    3. Myasthenia gravis in a dog
    4. Oesophageal stricture in a cat
    5. Phenobarbitone responsive regurgitation in a dog
    6. Oesophageal foreign body in a dog
    7. Persistent right aortic arch in a dog
    8. Feline dysautonomia

    2. Vomiting

    9. Gastrointestinal physiology - the normal stomach and small intestine
    10. Pathophysiology of vomiting
    11. A foreign body in the small intestine of a dog
    12. Chronic partial gastric dilatation in a dog
    13. Pancreatitis and alimentary lymphoma in a dog
    14. Hypoadrenocorticism in a dog
    15. Inflammatory bowel disease/alimentary lymphoma in a cat
    16. Ingestion of glue by a dog
    17. Lead ingestion in a puppy
    18. Gastric adenocarcinoma in a dog
    19. Pancreatitis in a cat
    20. Linear foreign body in a cat
    21. Portosystemic shunt in a dog
    22. Hepatic lipidosis in a cat

    3 Diarrhoea

    23. Intestinal disorders: diarrhoea
    24. Small intestinal diarrhoea
    25. Protein losing enteropathy in a dog
    26. Inflammatory bowel disease and adverse reaction to food in a dog
    27. Intussusception in a cat
    28. Feline exocrine pancreatic insufficiency , case study by Nicki Reed
    29. Parvovirus infection in a dog

    4. Haemtochezia and Melaena

    30 Introduction to melaena and haematochezia
    31. Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis in a dog
    32. Colonic vascular ectasia in a dog
    33. Intestinal leiomyosarcoma in a dog, case study by Caroline Urraca del Junco
    34. Corticosteroid induced gastrointestinal ulceration in a dog

    5. The colon and colonic disorders

    35. Introduction to the colon and colonic disorders
    36. Feline constipation and megacolon, case study by Nicki Reed
    37. Tritrichomonas in two kittens
    38. Colorectal neoplasia in a dog
    39. Colonic inflammatory bowel disease in a cat

    6. Appendices

    Multiple choice questions
    Multiple choice answers
    1. Abbreviations list
    2. Estimating the degree of dehydration
    3. Urgent vs non-urgent gastrointestinal cases
    4. Body condition scores
    5. Reference ranges for haematology and serum chemistry values for adult cats and dogs
    6. Resources for tests for gastrointestinal disorders
    7. Obtaining cisapride
    8. Canine inflammatory bowel (IBD) index
    9. Feeding tubes
    10. Medications used in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and feline hepatic lipidosis



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