Handbook of Small Animal Gastroenterology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780721686769

Handbook of Small Animal Gastroenterology

2nd Edition

Authors: Todd Tams
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721686769
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st July 2003
Page Count: 608

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This handy "how-to" guide provides a practical framework for diagnosis and treatment of common, small animal gastrointestinal disorders, filling the gap left by larger, encyclopedic references. It features a complete review of symptoms and diagnostic methods, descriptions of digestive tract disorders by organ system, and a series of sample GI cases. Logically organized into three easy-reference sections and expertly written by recognized specialists, this complete, expanded edition is a valuable clinical tool for primary care practitioners.

Key Features

  • The familiar handbook format, based primarily on organs of the gastrointestinal tract, offers quick access to key information.
  • Coverage of symptoms, nutrition, and chronic and acute disorders presents a thorough discussion of gastroenterology.

Table of Contents

  1. Gastrointestinal Symptoms
    2. Radiography and Ultrasonography for the Gastrointestinal Tract
    3. Endoscopy and Laparoscopy in Veterinary Gastroenterology
    4. Disorders of the Esophagus
    5. Diseaes of the Stomach
    6. Acute Disorders of the Small Intestine
    7. Chronic Disorders of the Small Intestine
    8. Disorders of the Large Intestine
    9. Diseases of the Liver and Hepatobilliary System
    10. Diseases of the Pancreas
    11. Oncologic Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Ssystem
    12. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition


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About the Author

Todd Tams

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief Medical Officer, VCA Antech, Inc., Los Angeles, CA; Staff Internist, VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, West Los Angeles, CA