Manual of Equine Gastroenterology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702024863, 9780702037108

Manual of Equine Gastroenterology

1st Edition

Authors: Tim Mair Thomas J. Divers Norm Ducharme
eBook ISBN: 9780702037108
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702024863
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 19th October 2001
Page Count: 566

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MANUAL OF EQUINE GASTROENTEROLOGY provides the equine expert and general veterinary practitioner with a complete review of the latest information on all aspects of equine gastroenterology. Edited by an international team of equine specialists and with over 55 contributors from the USA and Europe, it provides the most up-to-date information on a wide range of conditions such as colic, hepatobiliary disease, oesophageal disorders, diarrhea, gastrointestinal parasites and many more. With detailed chapters on diagnosis and clinical examination, medical and surgical treatment and management of complications, MANUAL OF EQUINE GASTROENTEROLOGY gives veterinarians all the information they need to diagnose and treat any gastrointestinal problem encountered in the horse or foal.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Diagnostic procedures in equine gastroenterology
General physical exam and auscultation
Advanced Diagnostic Procedures
Laparoscopy instrumentation

Section 2: Gastrointestinal parasites and their control
Gastrointestinal parasites and their control

Section 3: Dysphagia, oral and oesophageal diseases
Differential diagnosis and evaluation of dysphagia.
Dental disease / Cleft palate / Disorders of the mouth
Oesophageal diseases

Section 4: Colic
Pathophysiology, aetiology, and risk factors for equine colic
Clinical evaluation of the colic case
Surgery for Colic (incl. anaesthesia)
Postoperative Treatment and Complications
Diseases of the stomach
Small intestine diseases which can result in colic
Caecum diseases which can result in colic
Large Colon diseases which can result in colic
Small colon and rectum diseases
Other conditions

Section 5: Chronic weight loss, malabsorption syndromes and liver disease
Chronic Weight Loss
Hepatic and biliary tract diseases

Section 6: Acute and chronic diarrhoea
Acute Diarrhoea
Chronic Diarrhoea

Section 7: Gastrointestinal disease in the foal
Clinical Evaluation of the Foal
Stomach diseases of the foal
Small intestine diseases associated with colic
Large and small colon diseases associated with colic
Rectum and anus diseases of the foal
Diarrhoea in the foal
Hepatic diseases in foals


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About the Author

Tim Mair

Affiliations and Expertise

Partner & Equine Practitioner, Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic, Mereworth, Maidstone, Kent, UK

Thomas J. Divers

Affiliations and Expertise

Steffen Professor of Veterinary Medicine Large Animal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Norm Ducharme

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, ACVS Professor of Surgery Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Cornell University Ithaca, NY