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Small Animal Surgery Secrets

Focused and concise, yet comprehensive in scope, this text provides essential, practical information for solving surgical problems commonly encountered on rounds, in clinical situations, and in surgery. In more than 100 chapters, the expert contributors propose key questions and provide answers to solve these situations that confront practicing small animal veterinarians every day.

The text begins with general concepts of surgery, including anesthesia, minimally invasive surgery, and wound management, followed by sections devoted to soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, and oral surgery written by a diverse group of expert contributors from academic, private, and industrial practice.

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Published: January 2004

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-579-9

Contents

  • I. GENERAL CONCEPTS
    1. Wound Healing
    2. Control of Infection
    3. Shock
    4. Anesthesia
    5. Perioperative Pain Management
    6. Physical Therapy
    7. Perioperative Nutrition
    8. Dressings and External Coaptation
    9. Monitoring the Postoperative Patient
    10. Sutures, Staples, and Adhesives
    11. Laser Surgery
    12. Minimally Invasive Surgery
    13. Arthroscopy
    II. SOFT TISSUE SURGERY
    14. Skin Grafts
    15. Skin Flaps,
    16. Management of Burn Wounds
    17. Nasopharyngeal Diseases
    18. Ear Canal Resection, Ablation, and Bulla Osteotomy
    19. Salivary Gland Diseases
    20. Brachycephalic Syndrome
    21. Laryngeal Paralysis
    22. Tracheostomy
    23. Tracheal Resection and Anastomosis
    24. Thyroid Tumors
    25. Parathyroid Tumors
    26. Pulmonary Lobectomy
    27. Chylothorax
    28. Thoracic Wall Resection and Reconstruction
    29. Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    30. Cardiac Valvular Surgeries
    31. Persistent Right Aortic Arch,
    32. Pericardectomy
    33. Esophageal Foreign Bodies
    34. Diaphragmatic Hernias
    35. Hepatic Lobectomy
    36. Portosystemic Shunts
    37. Biliary Surgery
    38. Gastric Dilatation – Volvulus
    39. Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies
    40. Gastric Outflow Obstruction
    41. Intussusception
    42. Intestinal Volvulus
    43. Peritonitis
    44. Megacolon
    45. Rectal Tumors
    46. Perianal Fistulae
    47. Perineal Hernia
    48. Anal Sac Disease
    49. Adrenalectomy
    50. Pancreatectomy
    51. Splenectomy
    52. Renal Neoplasia and Calculi
    53. Ectopic Ureters
    54. Ureteral Tears and Calculi
    55. Urinary Bladder Calculi and Neoplasia
    56. Urethrostomies
    57. Pyometra
    58. Episiotomy and Episioplasty
    59. Mastectomy
    60. Prostatic Disease
    61. Ectopic and Neoplastic Testicles
    III. ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
    62. Principles of Fracture Repair
    63. Mandibular and Maxillary Fractures
    64. Fractures of the Scapula
    65. Fractures of the Humerus
    66. Fractures of the Radius and Ulna
    67. Traumatic Injuries of the Carpus and Metacarpus
    68. Pelvic Fractures
    69. Fractures of the Femur
    70. Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula
    71. Traumatic Injuries of the Tarsus and Metatarsus
    72. Physeal Fractures
    73. Orthopedic Complications
    74. Growth Deformities
    75. Bone Grafting
    76. Developmental Bone Diseases
    77. Osteochondrosis
    78. Elbow Dysplasia
    79. Hip Dysplasia
    80. Traumatic Joint Luxations
    81. Patellar Luxations
    82. Cruciate Ligament Injuries
    83. Meniscectomy
    84. Tendon Injuries
    85. Traumatic Myopathies
    86. Arthrodesis
    87. Osteomyelitis
    88. Osteoarthritis
    IV. NEUROSURGERY
    89. Intervertebral Disc Disease
    90. Discospondylitis
    91. Cervical Vertebral Instability
    92. Vertebral Fractures and Luxations
    93. Neoplasms of the Spine
    94. Lumbosacral Disease
    95. Peripheral Nerve Surgery
    96. Brain Tumors
    V. ONCOLOGIC SURGERY
    97. Principles of Oncologic Surgery
    98. Bone Tumors
    99. Soft Tissue Sarcomas
    100. Oral Tumors
    101. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Tumors
    VI. ORAL SURGERY
    102. Exodontia
    103. Palatal Defects
    VII. VETERINARY SURGERY AS A SPECIALTY
    104. Academic Versus Private Practice
    105. Surgeons in Industry

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