Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement

Author: Jeffrey N. Peck,Denis J. Marcellin-Little

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118462726

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement provides an up-to-date, comprehensive examination of joint replacement in veterinary surgery. Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation, the book presents an evidence-based, multi-system examination of the current state of hip, knee, and elbow replacement in dogs and cats, including information on biomechanics and biomaterials not found in other sources. Written by an international group of experts, the book offers guidance on the history, indications, contraindications, clinical procedures, and a review of the current literature for these surgical techniques. Focusing on replacement of the hip, knee, and elbow, the book also covers disc, shoulder, carpus, and tarsus replacement, as well as information on the development of custom prostheses. Each section incorporates information on potential complications and outcomes assessment. Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement is an unparalleled repository of information for veterinary surgeons, residents, and practitioners with an interest in these procedures.

Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament

Author: Peter Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119261716

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament, Second Edition presents in-depth, focused, and updated coverage of current knowledge on cruciate ligament rupture, using a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach. Presents a state-of-the-art summary of the most recent knowledge on this important cause of lameness in dogs Led by a highly respected surgeon and researcher, with chapters written by leading experts in the field Provides an update to the groundbreaking first edition, with six new chapters

Veterinary Surgical Oncology

Author: Simon T. Kudnig,Bernard Séguin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470963220

Category: Medical

Page: 604

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Veterinary Surgical Oncology provides in-depth coverage of surgical techniques for treating cancer in small animal patients. Organized by body system, each chapter presents detailed, well-illustrated descriptions of surgical procedures, with additional information on diagnostic testing, aftercare, outcomes, and prognosis. Edited and authored by members of the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncologists, Veterinary Surgical Oncology's comprehensive coverage of surgical treatments for cancer provides an invaluable decision-making tool and is equally useful for veterinary surgeons and veterinary oncologists. The book begins with introductory chapters on the principles of surgical oncology, multimodal therapy, and interventional radiology, then presents chapters on surgical techniques in all anatomical structures, including procedures not well covered in existing literature. The first book to focus on the surgical aspects of cancer treatment, Veterinary Surgical Oncology is an essential reference for anyone with an interest in surgical oncology.

Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery

Author: Eric Monnet

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118392914

Category: Medical

Page: 872

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Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery is a comprehensive, in-depth resource for well-referenced, current information on small animal soft tissue surgery. Offering detailed surgical techniques in a well-illustrated, easy-to-follow format, the book covers the full range of surgically treated diseases and syndromes, with video clips and slideshows to demonstrate surgical procedures on an accompanying DVD. Chapters are written by the leading experts in surgery, internal medicine, radiology, and critical care, presenting information based on a review of the most recent literature. Divided into chapters by body system, each section begins with a brief review of the anatomy and physiology, with pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis described in detail. Original illustrations and clinical photographs accompany the description of surgical techniques, and an evidence-based approach is incorporated throughout. Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery is an essential reference for small animal surgeons, residents, and practitioners performing soft tissue surgery. For e-book purchasers: DVD materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats

Author: James Fingeroth,William Thomas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470959592

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats defines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem, compiling information related to the canine and feline intervertebral disc into a single resource. As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound scientific and clinical basis for decision making. Offering an objective synthesis of the current literature, the book supplies guidance on the approach to a potential disc rupture, surgical and medical strategies, and management of the patient. Offering a complete understanding of intervertebral disc disease, the book describes and discusses the controversies and issues surrounding this topic, acknowledging the gaps in our knowledge. Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats presents up-to-date, reliable information on this common condition for veterinary surgeons and general practitioners. Key features Describes the current knowledge of disc disease in dogs and cats Provides a state-of-the-art, complete resource focused entirely on this common clinical problem Gives an objective picture of the controversies around intervertebral disc disease in canine and feline patients Presents evidence-based and clinically relevant information for understanding and treating intervertebral disc disease Offers clear clinical recommendations grounded in the current literature Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation

Small Animal Endoscopy - E-Book

Author: Todd R. Tams,Clarence A. Rawlings

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065090

Category: Medical

Page: 696

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The latest edition of the critically acclaimed Small Animal Endoscopy presents informative, practical, and up-to-date guidance on endoscopic indications, instrumentation, patient preparation, and techniques. Todd R. Tams and Clarence A. Rawlings, the foremost experts in veterinary endoscopy, provide the novice as well as the advanced practitioner with the information needed to deliver the safest, high-quality endoscopic services for small animals, including avian and exotics. Chapters are organized consistently and lavishly illustrated to help you easily find and understand key concepts and procedures. This edition includes a companion website with expert demonstrations of techniques. Enables you to deliver the safest, high quality care and a wider range of services to the pets of increasingly concerned and savvy owners. Features cutting-edge information on minimally invasive procedures to improve diagnostic accuracy, reduce operating time, improve success, minimize post-operative stress and pain, and promote faster healing. Helps you recognize the many indications for endoscopy in everyday practice. Covers a vast range of topics in a clear, concise and readable style. Describes instrumentation, examination, and sample procurement techniques in detail. Shows both normal and abnormal findings you may encounter during a procedure in an atlas of images in relevant chapters. Provides minimally invasive examination and surgical options for veterinarians treating uniquely sensitive avian and exotic patients. Provides step-by-step instructions on specific techniques. Helps beginners master endoscopic diagnosis and treatment and more experienced endoscopists utilize their endoscopic equipment to its fullest capacity.

Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy

Author: Philipp D. Mayhew

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111884596X

Category: Medical

Page: 354

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Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy provides a comprehensive reference to laparoscopy and thoracoscopy, with step-by-step guidance for surgical techniques ranging from basic to advanced. • Acts as both a quick reference to specific techniques and as a comprehensive resource to small animal laparoscopy and thoracoscopy • Guides the reader through each step of the surgical techniques • Takes a clinically oriented approach, with tips on safely and quickly performing procedures throughout • Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation • Includes access to a companion website with video clips of the procedures described and the figures from the book in PowerPoint

Small Animal Spinal Disorders

Diagnosis and Surgery

Author: Nicholas J. H. Sharp,Simon J. Wheeler

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780723432098

Category: Medical

Page: 379

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Updated to keep pace with the cutting edge of technology, the new edition of this essential text has been reorganized and expanded. The broad scope of spinal disorders is covered, along with an abundance of color and black-and-white illustrations. Its well-organized approach begins with chapters on relevant anatomy and clinical examination, proceeding to delve into the most updated diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and pre-operative diagnostic aids, concluding with the review of each spinal disorder. This edition moves from an atlas-style presentation to that of a fully illustrated text. Lengthy figure legends have been replaced with shorter, easier-to-digest figure legends. 50 new color prints and line figures enhance coverage on new spine surgery techniques. A description-rich presentation of surgical procedures, outcomes, and complications makes this edition a vital resource for every clinical practice. This edition moves from an atlas-style presentation to that of a fully illustrated text. Lengthy figure legends have been replaced with shorter, easier-to-digest figure legends. 50 new color prints and line figures enhance coverage on new spine surgery techniques. A description-rich presentation of surgical procedures, outcomes, and complications makes this edition a vital resource for every clinical practice.

Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse - E-Book

Author: C. Wayne McIlwraith,Ian Wright,Alan J. Nixon

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072343817X

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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From the worldwide leader in equine surgery, Wayne McIlwraith, comes the new fourth edition of Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse. Completely revised and expanded, this comprehensive atlas covers all the need-to-know information within equine arthroscopy: instrumentation, general techniques, carpal joints, metacarpal and metatarsophalangeal joints, and tarsocrural joints. All the advances that have taken place in the field over the last decade are covered, particularly in the areas of postoperative management and rehabilitation. This trusted reference also provides an in-depth view of surgical procedures with new high-definition diagnostic and surgical arthroscopic images, as well as radiographs and composite illustrations. There is no better way to learn and master equine surgical procedures! Diagnostic images with side-by-side radiographs and illustrations offer multiple points of view and directional guidance on surgical procedures. Expert authorship features helpful insights and expertise from the worldwide leader and speaker on equine arthoscopy, Wayne McIlwraith. Specially commissioned artwork clearly illustrates local anatomy and key stages of surgical procedures. Coverage of choice, use, and maintenance of equipment provides a basic understanding of arthroscopic technique and reasoning behind various practices. Content dedicated to diagnostic and surgical arthroscopy of the horse provides authoritative, comprehensive information on this specialized subject. NEW! Updated high-definition images provide a crystal clear view of surgical procedures from multiple views. NEW! Companion website features 48 high-resolution digital videos that link back to the textbook for a vivid demonstration of surgical techniques. NEW! Expanded content ensures you are up to date on the latest developments in the field — particularly in the areas of tenoscopy, bursoscopy, and arthroscopic methods for cartilage repair. NEW! Chapter on postoperative management, adjunctive therapies, and rehabilitation procedures keeps you abreast of best practices when it comes to taking care of the horse post-operation.

Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery

Author: Andy Shores,Brigitte A. Brisson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118711521

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery offers state-of-the-art, detailed guidance on performing neurosurgical techniques in dogs and cats, from indications and surgical anatomy to procedures and post-operative care. Presents an up-to-date, detailed reference on veterinary neurosurgery techniques, covering skills ranging from basic to advanced Provides guidance on why, when, and how to perform neurosurgical procedures Includes information on diagnostic evaluation, surgical planning, and instrumentation as well as step-by-step descriptions of specific procedures Copublished with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Offers video clips on a companion website

Total Hip Replacement

Author: Michel Postel,Marcel Kerboul,Jaques Evrard,Jean Pierre Courpied

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642695973

Category: Medical

Page: 154

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Postel, Kerboul, Evrard, Courpied, and their coauthors take a completely objective attitude in describing the progress achieved in total hip replace ment with reference to their own experience over the last 20 years. They avoid any triumphant fanfares, but not because of Pascal's dictum: "Do you want people to speak well of you? Don't do it yourself. " Rather, they know that other surgeons, like themselves, are more concerned with effi ciency than with laurels, and want that is, new ideas based on sufficiently wide experience and analyzed in a strict and uncompromising manner. In addition, surgeons are particularly anxious for in-depth study of the pr,ob lems, complications, and failures encountered as well as for indications as to how these can be avoided and corrected. This book is sure to satisfy sur geons on both these counts. It is the exciting and almost incredible prod uct of the work and the immense progress that have taken place in the 15 years since I retired. The spirit behind this work has inspired it from the start. It is characterized by a determination to take constant study of the results as the only guide in matters of indications and technique, and the authors insisted on a system of documentation whose purpose (and perhaps merit) was to facilitate comparison both of the preoperative functional state and of the final re sult; they have also kept an open mind for interesting new insights from whatever quarter they might arise.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Fracture Repair and Management

Author: Toby Gemmill,Dylan Clements

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781905319688

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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The ability to repair and manage fractures is an everyday necessity in practice, and this new edition builds on the foundation laid by its predecessor, with an increased focus on implants, grafts and surgery. Previous sections have been expanded and updated: the manual gives a detailed overview of specific fractures and how to approach them; principles of fracture surgery and the necessary techniques and complications such as disease or implant failure and how to deal with them. The text is accompanied by full–colour illustrations and step–by–step guides, ensuring that information is both easy to follow and comprehensive.

Total Knee Replacement

Author: Richard S. Laskin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447118251

Category: Medical

Page: 268

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Knee replacement can be regarded as the inevitable sequel to hip replacements, the child so to speak, of a brilliant father. As with other children, there were growing pains and a somewhat troubled adolescence, but the mature adult can now stand, proud and unashamed, alongside its distinguished forebear. Total replacement of the knee is now a highly successful operation which has enriched the lives of countless sufferers. Clearly the time is ripe for a definitive work on the subject. Richard Laskin, whose abiding interest and profound knowledge of knee replace ment are well known, has gathered together a team of notable experts who, between them, cover every aspect of the subject. The first section of this book deals with the history of knee replacement, its indications, alternative procedures, biomechanics and materials. Then follows a most important section by Laskin himself, on the surgical technique, the details of which, as he points out in his preface, are more important than differences between the various prostheses. The third section considers the results of several different prostheses and discusses some problem areas. This is a book which surgeons in the field of knee replacement have been waiting for; those with experience will find it of absorbing interest and those who have more recently embarked on the subject will find it an invaluable guide in their quest for perfection. Dr Laskin is to be congratulated on his choice of collaborators and for producing such a masterly compilation.

Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology - E-Book

Author: Robert S. Youngquist,Walter R. Threlfall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437713408

Category: Medical

Page: 1088

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An essential resource for both students and practitioners, this comprehensive text provides practical, up-to-date information about normal reproduction and reproductive disorders in horses, cattle, small ruminants, swine, llamas, and other livestock. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, each section is devoted to a different large animal species and begins with a review of the clinically relevant aspects of the reproductive anatomy and physiology of both males and females. Key topics include the evaluation of breeding soundness, pregnancy diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment of infertility, abortion, obstetrics, surgery of the reproductive tract, care of neonates, and the latest reproductive technology. Includes coverage of all large animal species. All sections provide a review of clinically pertinent reproductive physiology and anatomy of males and females of each species. Complete coverage of the most current reproductive technology, including embryo transfer, estrous synchronization, and artificial insemination. A new section on alternative farming that addresses reproduction in bison, elk, and deer. New to the equine section: stallion management, infertility, and breeding soundness evaluation. New to the bovine section: estrous cycle synchronization, reproductive biotechnology, ultrasonographic determination of fetal gender, heifer development, and diagnosis of abortion. New to the porcine section: artificial insemination, boar/stud management, diseases of postpartum period, and infectious disease control. New to the llama section: infectious disease and nutrition.

Physiology and Behaviour of Animal Suffering

Author: Neville G. Gregory

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405173025

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Suffering is a state of mind that is difficult to measure and analyse in human beings and considerably more so in animals. It is related to the environment in which we live and our physical and mental states. Understanding the physiology of suffering in animals is crucial in assessing animal welfare. Written by an expert in applied welfare aspects of physiology, this book is the first to address the physiological aspects of suffering in animals. It explores the different causes of suffering – physical discomfort, thirst and hunger, the responses in the body that lead to suffering and it offers insight into how suffering can be managed. The second book in a major new animal welfare series Draws together information that is scattered across the literature Written for the specialist and non-specialist alike Includes colour pictures This book is part of the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell Animal Welfare Book Series. This major series of books produced in collaboration between UFAW (The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare), and Wiley-Blackwell provides an authoritative source of information on worldwide developments, current thinking and best practice in the field of animal welfare science and technology. For details of all of the titles in the series see www.wiley.com/go/ufaw.

Proceedings of the Xth International Scientific Congress in Fur Animal Production

Author: P.F. Larsen,S.H. Møller,T. Clausen,A.S. Hammer,T.M. Lássen,V.H. Nielsen,A.H. Tauson,L.L. Jeppesen,S.W. Hansen,J. Elnif,J. Malmkvist

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 908686760X

Category: Science

Page: 496

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These proceedings present the latest achievements and developments within the scientific community of fur animal research organised by the International Fur Animal Scientific Association (IFASA). The book contains papers on the following topics: nutrition, feeding and management, health and disease, breeding, genetics and reproduction, behaviour and welfare and a theme on 'WelFur for mink and foxes'. The scientific results presented do not only come from traditional mink producing countries, but also from countries with more recent developments in fur animal production. The scientific community in the field of fur animal production is small, but the biologic diversity and thus the need for scientifically based knowledge in this area is similar to, or often exceeds, that of other farm animals. In this book, the most diverse and recent advancements in fur animal production were brought together in order to provide a clear overview for all those involved in the fur animal industry.

Small Animal Surgery Textbook - E-Book

Author: Theresa Welch Fossum

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171214

Category: Medical

Page: 1640

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The fourth edition of Small Animal Surgery serves as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery. Coverage includes basic procedures such as spays, castrations, and declaws, as well as more advanced surgeries like craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. New contributors bring a fresh perspective and discuss the latest advances in key areas such as imaging modalities, regenerative medicine, minimally invasive surgery, and neurology. Access to a companion website provides a fully searchable version of the book, bi-monthly content updates, videos, aftercare instructions, case presentations, and a fracture planner. Well illustrated, step-by-step instructions for surgical techniques provide quick reference to practical how-to information in emergency and clinical situations. Coverage of cutting-edge imaging techniques, including radiographs, CT, MRI, and digital imaging, explores the most useful imaging modalities for demonstrating areas of surgical concern. Access to the continually updated companion website for the life of this edition includes: Bi-monthly content updates provide cutting-edge information on surgery developments Video clips of step-by-step surgical procedures Customizable and printable aftercare instructions Interactive Fracture Planner Case presentations Neurosurgery video clips References linked to PubMed Over 1500 full color images offer exceptionally clear representations of anatomy and currently accepted surgical techniques, including approaches and closure. Anesthesia Protocols offer easy access to recommendations for anesthetizing animals with particular diseases or disorders. Notes boxes call attention to specific data, offering at-a-glance access to key information. A new chapter on neurologic examination provides a solid foundation in neuroanatomy, electro-diagnostics, and basic MRI physics and principles, enabling you to perform a proper neurologic exam to detect problems in cats and dogs, some of which can be corrected via surgical repair. A new chapter on regenerative medicine provides the most current information on stem cell research. Differential diagnosis tables and boxes offer quick access to vital information, including how to avoid misdiagnosis of disorders that may mimic more commonly encountered surgical neurologic problems that are not actual disorders requiring surgical repair.

Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals

Author: Carlton L. Gyles,John F. Prescott,J. Glenn Songer,Charles O. Thoen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470961724

Category: Medical

Page: 664

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Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals, Fourth Edition captures the rapid developments in understanding the mechanisms of virulence of the major bacterial pathogens of animals. Now including a color plate section, the book presents an overview of pathogenesis, including relevant events that occur in the herd or flock and its environment, and activities that take place at the cellular and molecular levels. With contributions from 64 experts in the field, this book serves as a great reference for graduate students in veterinary medicine and animal science, microbiologists, virologists and pathologists.

Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas

Author: David E. Anderson,Meredyth L. Jones,Matt D. Miesner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118602439

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides a step-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas. Organized by body system, the book presents concise, visually oriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animals with confidence. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and catheterization to more complex procedures such as minimally invasive surgery, Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas describes the full range of techniques required for the medical management of these species. Each procedure is described in detail, with a consistent format for ease of use and accompanying photographs to illustrate the concepts described. A companion website offers videos of many of the procedures discussed in the book. Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas is an essential resource for any veterinarian or technical staff member treating South American camelid patients.

Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Principles and Techniques

Author: SKS Marya,RK Bawari

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 818448884X

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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A comprehensive and authoritative book on total hip replacement surgery which focuses on surgical technique and also discusses preoperative planning, clinical assessment, hip scoring, radiology, templating and preparation. It includes extensive coverage of surgical techniques including cemented and un-cemented THR, post-operative recovery, planning and management of rehabilitation and physiotherapy.