Veterinary Endoscopy for the Small Animal Practitioner


  • Timothy McCarthy, DVM, P.C., Surgical Specialty Clinic for Animals, Beaverton, OR

Written by leading experts in veterinary endoscopy, this informative, practical guide to endoscopic imaging contains the latest information on indications, instrumentation, patient preparation and techniques. It offers valuable information on endoscopic equipment, anesthesia considerations, and guidelines for both beginning and advanced techniques. Coverage focuses on important areas such as rhinoscopy, bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, cystoscopy, lower GI, upper GI, and more.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2004
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-3653-5

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Veterinary Endoscopy and Endoscopic Instrumentation
2. Anesthetic Considerations for Endoscopy
3. Endoscopic Biopsy Handling and Histopathology
4. Cystoscopy
5. Rhinoscopy: The Diagnostic Approach to Chronic Nasal Disease
6. Bronchoscopy
7. Diagnostic and Operative Thoracoscopy
8. Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
9. Endoscopic Evaluation of the Colon
10. Laparoscopy: Technique and Clinical Experience
11. Video Otoscopy
12. Vaginoscopy and Endoscopic Transcervical Insemination in the Bitch
13. Otheroscopies
14. Arthroscopy
15. Looking Forward in Rigid Endoscopy
16. Looking Forward in Flexible Endoscopy