Small Animal Endoscopy

By

  • Todd Tams, DVM, DACVIM, Chief Medical Officer, VCA Antech, Inc., Los Angeles, CA; Staff Internist, VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, West Los Angeles, CA
  • Clarence Rawlings, DVM, PhD, DACVS, Professor Emeritus Small Animal Surgery, Department of Small Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

The latest edition of the critically acclaimed Small Animal Endoscopy presents informative, practical, and up-to-date guidance on endoscopic indications, instrumentation, patient preparation, and techniques. Todd R. Tams and Clarence A. Rawlings, the foremost experts in veterinary endoscopy, provide the novice as well as the advanced practitioner with the information needed to deliver the safest, high-quality endoscopic services for small animals, including avian and exotics. Chapters are organized consistently and lavishly illustrated to help you easily find and understand key concepts and procedures. This edition includes a companion website with expert demonstrations of techniques.

 

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Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09424-5


Table of Contents

Part I: Flexible Endoscopy

    1. Endoscopic Instrumentation and Documentation for Flexible and Rigid Endoscopy
    2. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Instrumentation, Handling Technique, Training, and Implementation in Practice
    3. Esophagoscopy
    4. Gastroscopy
    5. Enteroscopic Examination of the Small Intestine
    6. Colonoscopy
    7. Endoscopic Removal of Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies
    8. Endoscopic Biopsy Specimen Collection and Histopathologic Considerations
    9. Endoscopic Placement of Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy Tubes
    10. Laryngoscopy and Tracheobronchoscopy of the Dog and Cat
    11. Part II: Rigid Endoscopy

    12. Stapling and Energy Devices for Endoscopic Surgery
    13. Application of Laser Energy with Endoscopic Visualization
    14. Endoscopic Knot Tying and Suturing
    15. Psychomotor Training and Virtual Reality
    16. Laparoscopy
    17. Thoracoscopy
    18. Cystoscopy
    19. Vaginoscopy and Transcervical Catheterization in the Bitch
    20. Rhinoscopy
    21. Otososcopy
    22. Arthroscopy
    23. Exotic Pets
    24. Marketing Endoscopic Services in the Clinic
    25. New Technologies on the Horizon