Equine Respiratory Medicine and Surgery

1st Edition

Editors:

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
Print ISBN:
9780702027598

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