- Consistent, logical organization makes it easy to find important information, with each section devoted to a single animal and chapters organized by body system.
- Step-by-step guidelines cover bovine, sheep and goat, and swine surgeries by body system.
- 775 full-color photographs and anatomic drawings illustrate common disorders, techniques, and equipment for large animal surgery.
- Up-to-date information on key surgical techniques keeps you aware of advances in the field and practical knowledge of animal care.
- 35 expert contributors provide a diverse, authoritative perspective on the many aspects of large animal surgery.
- References are provided for very specialized procedures.
Table of Contents
- Part One: General Considerations to All Species
1. Examination of the Surgical Patient
2. Diagnostic Imaging
3. Pre-Surgical Considerations
4. Fluid Therapy
5. Sedation, General Anesthesia, and Analgesia
6. Surgical Considerations: Instrumentation, Basic Surgical Tips, Suture Materials, and Suture Patterns
7. Postoperative Management
10. Surgery of the Eyes
11. Postmortem Examination
Part Two: Bovine (Adult)
12. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Integumentary System
13. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Respiratory and Cardiovascular System
14. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Digestive System
15. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Musculoskeletal System
16. Surgery of the Bovine (Adult) Reproductive System and Urinary Tract
Part Three: Calf
17. Surgery of the Calf Gastrointestinal System
18. Surgery of the Calf Musculoskeletal System
19. Miscellaneous Abnormalities of the Calf
Part Four: Sheep And Goat
20. Surgery of the Sheep and Goat Integumentary System
21. Surgery of the Sheep and Goat Digestive System
22. Surgery of the Sheep and Goat Musculoskeletal System
23. Surgery of the Sheep and Goat Reproductive System and Urinary Tract
24. Congenital Anomalies In the Sheep and Goat
Part Five: Swine
25. Surgery of the Swine Digestive System
26. Surgery of the Swine Musculoskeletal System
27. Surgery of the Swine Reproductive System and Urinary Tract