Equine Respiratory Medicine and Surgery

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Bruce McGorum
  • N. Edward Robinson
  • James Schumacher
  • Padraic Dixon
    • Electronic ISBN 9780702032684

    Key Features

    • High quality artwork, including relevant radiographic and ultrasonographic images, CAT scans, MRI images, and color photographs aid understanding and diagnosis.
    • A truly international perspective includes guidelines for different geographic areas and racing jurisdictions.
    • Features in-depth coverage of the role of the veterinarian in the management of athletic horses with respiratory tract diseases.

    Table of Contents

    1. BASIC SCIENCES

    Anatomy
    Airway physiology
    Pulmonary circulation
    Gas exchange
    Airway defenses
    Immunology / Inflammation
    Pulmonary pharmacology and Therapeutics Overview

    2. EXAMINATION TECHNIQUES

    History & Clinical Examination Techniques
    Endoscopy URT & LRT (BMG)
    Sample Collection Including Tracheal, BALF, Pleural Aspirates
    Cytology & Bacteriology of Samples
    Thoracic Ultrasonography
    Radiography URT & LRT
    Pulmonary Scintigraphy
    Blood Gas Analysis
    Pulmonary Function Testing
    Pleuroscopy & Lung Biopsy
    Post Mortem Examination

    3. INFECTIOUS DISEASES

    Viruses
    Bacteria
    Mycoplasmas
    Fungi
    Lungworm / Parascaris

    4. INFLAMMATORY / IMMUNE MEDIATED DISEASES
    COPD, SPAOPD


    IAD
    Pulmonary Neoplasia
    Miscellaneous (Inhaled Foreign Bodies, Pulmonary Oedema, Alveolitis and Interstitial Pneumonia, Granulomas, Fibrosis, Smoke Inhalation, Aspiration Pneumonia, Drowning, Silicosis, Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    5. FOAL RESPIRATORY DISEASES

    Examination techniques which differ from adults
    Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    Bacterial incl R.equi, Pneumocystis
    Viral
    Meconium Aspiration
    Idiopathic tachypnoea
    Interstitial Pneumonias
    Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension
    Intensive management of the foal’s respiratory system

    6. EIPH

    EIPH

    7. DISORDERS OF CHEST WALL, PLEURA, DIAPHRAGM & MEDIASTINUM

    Pleuropneumonia
    Other Pleural Effusions
    Thoracic Wall Injuries & Pneumothorax
    Diaphragmatic Hernia
    Mediastinal Abscess / Neoplasia
    Synchronous Diaphragmatic Flutter

    8. DISEASES OF THE EQUINE UPPER AIRWAYS

    9. DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES FOR URT DISEASE

    Radiology
    Sinoscopy
    CT
    Scintigraphy
    Treadmill ev

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Imprint:
    Saunders Ltd.
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702032684