Medical

Small Animal Thoracic Surgery

Author: E. Christopher Orton,Eric Monnet

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118943449

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 1159

A state-of-the-art reference for all aspects of thoracic surgery in dogs and cats Written by two of the foremost experts in this area of surgery, Small Animal Thoracic Surgery encompasses both basic and advanced thoracic surgery for dogs and cats. It provides a host of well-illustrated techniques for thoracic surgery, including classic open surgery, minimally invasive surgery, thoracoscopy, and image-guided hybrid surgery. This comprehensive and detailed book will help improve outcomes of thoracic cavity operations in small animal patients. Small Animal Thoracic Surgery provides the most current and complete information available on this challenging area of surgery. The book offers guidance for treating the many disorders that can affect the canine and feline thoracic cavity, including pleural effusions, pneumothorax, hernias, heart disease, and more. Small Animal Thoracic Surgery: Presents step-by-step descriptions of thoracic surgeries ranging from basic to advanced Features high-quality illustrations that depict key steps for each procedure Covers emerging minimally-invasive procedures, including thoracoscopy Offers up-to-date information for surgical treatment of ailments of the heart and lungs Provides video clips of procedures on a companion website An invaluable reference for veterinary surgeons, Small Animal Thoracic Surgery is also an ideal aid for general practitioners who perform some of the basic procedures in their clinics.
Medical

Small Animal Thoracic Surgery

Author: E. Christopher Orton,Eric Monnet

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118943430

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 5985

A state-of-the-art reference for all aspects of thoracic surgery in dogs and cats Written by two of the foremost experts in this area of surgery, Small Animal Thoracic Surgery encompasses both basic and advanced thoracic surgery for dogs and cats. It provides a host of well-illustrated techniques for thoracic surgery, including classic open surgery, minimally invasive surgery, thoracoscopy, and image-guided hybrid surgery. This comprehensive and detailed book will help improve outcomes of thoracic cavity operations in small animal patients. Small Animal Thoracic Surgery provides the most current and complete information available on this challenging area of surgery. The book offers guidance for treating the many disorders that can affect the canine and feline thoracic cavity, including pleural effusions, pneumothorax, hernias, heart disease, and more. Small Animal Thoracic Surgery: Presents step-by-step descriptions of thoracic surgeries ranging from basic to advanced Features high-quality illustrations that depict key steps for each procedure Covers emerging minimally-invasive procedures, including thoracoscopy Offers up-to-date information for surgical treatment of ailments of the heart and lungs Provides video clips of procedures on a companion website An invaluable reference for veterinary surgeons, Small Animal Thoracic Surgery is also an ideal aid for general practitioners who perform some of the basic procedures in their clinics.
Medical

Small Animal Thoracic Surgery

Author: E. Christopher Orton,Eric Monnet

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118943414

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 3089

Revised and updated version of: Small animal thoracic surgery / E. Christopher Orton; illustrated by Thomas O. McCracken; contributing author, James S. Gaynor. 1995.
Medical

Complications in Small Animal Surgery

Author: Annick Hamaide

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470959622

Category: Medical

Page: 968

View: 6626

Complications in Small Animal Surgery is a detailed, case-based resource for diagnosing, managing, and preventing complications in small animal surgery. Highly practical and user-friendly, the book is designed to quickly provide specific guidance on techniques and information essential to successfully managing surgical complications. With many images, algorithms, tables, and practical tips, this new book is carefully designed to provide an ideal clinical reference for students, clinicians, and surgeons of all skill levels. The book begins with information on complications common to many types of surgeries, then moves on to complications associated with specific procedures. Each section offers information on definitions, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, and prevention, with a scientific summary supporting recommendations. Chapters are organized by body system, with information cross-referenced where necessary, making it easy to find and apply information. Key features Presents comprehensive information on diagnosing, managing, and preventing surgical complications using an accessible format Offers a well-defined, thoroughly illustrated format to maximize practical value, with algorithms, tables, practical tips, and many images throughout Covers common and uncommon complications in all body systems Serves as a reference to recent literature relevant to each complication Includes access to a companion website with videos, figures from the book available for download into PowerPoint, and linked references at www.wiley.com/go/griffon/complications
Medical

Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery

Author: Eric Monnet

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118392914

Category: Medical

Page: 872

View: 3405

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.
MEDICAL

Small Animal Surgery Secrets

Author: Joseph Harari

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1560535792

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 431

View: 5568

Focused and concise, yet comprehensive in scope, this text provides essential, practical information for solving surgical problems commonly encountered on rounds, in clinical situations, and in surgery. In more than 100 chapters, the expert contributors propose key questions and provide answers to solve these situations that confront practicing small animal veterinarians every day. The text begins with general concepts of surgery, including anesthesia, minimally invasive surgery, and wound management, followed by sections devoted to soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, and oral surgery written by a diverse group of expert contributors from academic, private, and industrial practice. Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" 105 succinct chapters in surgery by nationally recognized experts Bulleted lists and tables for quick review Thorough, highly detailed index
Medical

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - E-Book

Author: Deborah Silverstein,Kate Hopper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323243525

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

View: 9974

Emphasizing evidence-based therapy for critically ill or injured dogs and cats, Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd Edition puts diagnostic and management strategies for common disorders at your fingertips. It covers critical care medical therapy, monitoring, and prognosis — from triage and stabilization through the entire course of acute medical crisis and intensive care treatment. To make therapeutic decisions easier, clear guidelines address underlying clinical findings, pathophysiology, outpatient follow-up, and long-term care. From lead editors Deborah Silverstein and Kate Hopper, along with a Who’s Who of experts from the veterinary emergency and critical care world, this comprehensive reference helps you provide the highest standard of care for ICU patients. Over 200 concise chapters are thoroughly updated to cover all of the clinical areas needed for evaluating, diagnosing, managing, and monitoring a critical veterinary patient. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on emergency and critical care clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. A problem-based approach focuses on clinically relevant details. Practical, user-friendly format makes reference quick and easy with summary tables, boxes highlighting key points, illustrations, and algorithmic approaches to diagnosis and management. Hundreds of full-color illustrations depict various emergency procedures such as chest tube placement. Appendices offer quick access to the most often needed calculations, conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more. All-NEW chapters include Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapy, T-FAST and A-FAST, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS), Sepsis, Physical Therapy Techniques, ICU Design and Management, and Communication Skills and Grief Counseling. NEW! Coverage of basic and advanced mechanical ventilation helps you in deliver high-quality care to patients with respiratory failure. NEW! Coverage of increasingly prevalent problems seen in the Intensive Care Unit includes multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and coagulation disorders. NEW chapters on fluid therapy and transfusion therapy provide information on how to prevent complications and maximize resources. UPDATED coagulation section includes chapters on hypercoagulability, platelet function and testing, anticoagulant therapy, and hemostatic drugs.
Veterinary surgery

Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal Expert Consult

2-Volume Set

Author: Spencer A. Johnston,Karen M. Tobias

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323320658

Category: Veterinary surgery

Page: 2600

View: 8906

Focus on the "how" and "why" of medical/surgical conditions - the critical issues that lead to successful outcomes for your patients - with Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal, Second Edition. This two-volume full-color resource offers an authoritative, comprehensive review of disease processes, a thorough evaluation of basic clinical science information, and in-depth discussion of advanced surgeries. With an updated Expert Consult website you can access anytime and detailed coverage of surgical procedures, it is the definitive reference for surgical specialists, practicing veterinarians, and residents. Expert Consult website offers access to the entire text online, plus references linked to original abstracts on PubMed. Comprehensive coverage includes surgical biology, surgical methods and perioperative care, neurosurgery, and orthopedics in Volume One, and all soft tissue surgery organized by body system in Volume Two. Extensive references to published studies available on Expert Consult show the factual basis for the material. Strong blend of clinical and basic science information facilitates a clear understanding of clinical issues surrounding operative situations. Highly recognized contributing authors create chapters from their own experience and knowledge base, providing the most authoritative, current information available. Coverage of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology in chapters on specific organs includes information critical to operative procedures and patient management. In-depth chapters on anesthesia, surgical oncology, tumors of the spine, and musculoskeletal neoplasia provide valuable resources for practicing surgeons, especially in the area of cancer treatment. Preoperative considerations and surgical implications for surgical procedures help surgeons make decisions about treatment approaches. NEW and UPDATED! Expert Consult website with print text plus complete online access to the book's contents, so you can use it anytime - anywhere. EXPANDED! Coverage of interventional radiology techniques in Volume Two (soft tissue volume) to provide cutting-edge information on contemporary imaging modalities that gain access to different structures of the patient's body for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons. NEW and UPDATED! Expanded coverage of coaptation devices and small animal prosthetics clearly explains how they are used in a variety of clinical situations. EXPANDED! Principles of minimally invasive plate treatment added to Volume One (orthopedic volume) to show how these advancements maximize healing and protect the patient while meeting the surgeon's goals in using fracture fixation.
Medical

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Thoracic Imaging

Author: Tobias Schwarz,Victoria Johnson

Publisher: BSAVA

ISBN: 9780905214979

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 2762

This manual is the second in the diagnostic imaging series. It begins by providing the reader with a grounding in the various imaging modalities: radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine and interventional radiological procedures. The second section is devoted to the individual body systems and includes chapters dedicated to the heart and major vessels, the lungs, the mediastinum, the pleural space and the thoracic boundaries. To aid the reader with information retrieval, each anatomical region is approached in the following way: radiographic anatomy and variations; interpretive principles; and diseases. Information on diseases is further subdivided into sections covering radiographic findings and the results and interpretation of other imaging studies. Each of the chapters is accompanied by a wealth of images, demonstrating both the normal radiographic appearance of structures and the abnormalities associated with disease. Specially commissioned illustrations provide an extra dimension.
Medical

Small Animal Surgical Emergencies

Author: Lillian R. Aronson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118413482

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 6875

Small Animal Surgical Emergencies is a practical reference to soft tissue and orthopedic emergencies commonly encountered in small animal practice. • Covers common soft tissue and orthopedic emergencies • Provides step-by-step procedures for stabilizing and operating on the emergent patient • Promotes problem-solving through algorithms and case studies • Depicts the concepts described using radiographs, ultrasounds, contrast studies, and photographs • Includes access to a companion website with video clips, case studies, and images
Medical

Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Carolyn J. Henry,Mary Lynn Higginbotham

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437701981

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 3988

Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice provides you with all the tools needed to diagnose, stage, and manage the many different disease entities known as "cancer." This manual is designed to provide you with easy-to-access, clinically relevant details for complete care of the small animal cancer patient, while considering the needs, concerns, and capabilities of the client. It provides quick reference sections for information not included in current oncology texts, including drug interactions and resources for participation in clinical trials. All information is well referenced and the reference section on the accompanying website includes links to the original and related articles. The latest information including diagnostic procedures, treatment modalities, and outcome predictions to help clients make the best decisions for their pets. Expert contributors, renowned for clinical, as well as academic and research expertise, offer a wide breadth and depth of expertise. Full-color format provides accurate visual depictions of specific diseases and procedures to enhance your diagnostic capabilities. Key Points highlight critical information, enabling quick, easy access. Systems approach to diagnosis and management offers logical, systematic, head-to-tail procedure for accurate diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Extensive discussions of supportive care limit adverse events and increase patient survival and puts emergency information at the practitioner’s fingertips. Suggested readings highlight the latest information for further investigation and research. Comprehensive drug safety guidelines thoroughly discuss all information required to safely handle and administer cancer drugs. Helpful drug formularies offer available formulations, recommended dosages, toxicities, and relative costs. Chapter on how to access clinical trials provides helpful information and hope for patients and their caregivers.
Medical

Surgical Complications, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Christopher A. Adin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712116

Category: Medical

Page: 235

View: 3738

A comprehensive review of small animal surgical complications for the general veterinary practitioner! Topics on complications will include: upper urinary tract surgery, lower urinary tract surgery, GI surgery, hepato-biliary surgery, spay/neuter surgery, reconstructive surgery, thoracic surgery, airway surgery, minimally invasive surgery, metabolic complications of endocrine surgery, ear surgery, surgical site infections, and more!
MEDICAL

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice

Author: Stephen J. Birchard,Robert G. Sherding

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721604220

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 2008

View: 2345

Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.
Medical

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition

Author: M. Joseph Bojrab,Don Ray Waldron,James P. Toombs

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498716563

Category: Medical

Page: 1183

View: 3640

Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition provides current information regarding surgical techniques from the perspective of clinicians who are performing specific procedures on a regular basis. It is intended to be concise, well illustrated, and reflective of the writer’s experience, both good and bad. The emphasis with this volume is technique. The pathophysiologic priniciples and applications are covered in the companion volume, Mechanisms of Disease in Small Animal Surgery, Third Edition. These two books are regarded by most practitioners and students as being a two-volume set.
Medical

Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound - E-Book

Author: John S. Mattoon,Thomas G. Nyland

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242960

Category: Medical

Page: 680

View: 7387

Now in full-color with over 750 vivid images located near their text descriptions, Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound, 3rd Edition is the must-have resource for coverage of the basic principles of ultrasonography in small animal medical care. Using a logical body-systems approach, where chapters are organized from "head to tail," this third edition offers completely revised and up-to-date information regarding the latest techniques, applications, and developments in ultrasonography including expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and new gross anatomic and pathological specimen images. Also new to this edition are 100 video clips (housed on a companion website) that demonstrate normal and abnormal conditions as they appear in ultrasound scans. "This is the book that any clinician that has interest in veterinary diagnostic imaging should have." Reviewed by Denis Novak on behalf of European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, June 2015 "There will be very few clinicians who will fail to learn something new within a few minutes of opening it." Reviewed by Louise McLean on behalf of Veterinary Record, July 2015 Video clips accessible on the accompanying website allows the ultrasonographer to visualise organs in motion. The real stuff!" Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, July 2015 Head-to-tail chapter organization makes finding specific information quick and easy. The most up-to-date ultrasound imaging techniques ensure you stay on top of the industry. Online glossary contains over 400 terms offer a more complete understanding of ultrasonography. NEW! Color Design includes over 750 images appearing near their text mentions. NEW! Approximately 100 video clips located on the companion website demonstrate conditions as they appear to an ultrasonographer. NEW! Updated and expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and applications, including non-cardiac organs and abdominal vasculature, keep you up to date in this critical area. NEW! Gross anatomic and pathological specimen images accompany the ultrasound images to help orient you to the tissues under study.
Medical

Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy

Author: Philipp D. Mayhew

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111884596X

Category: Medical

Page: 354

View: 5129

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
Medical

Small Animal Surgery

Author: Theresa Welch Fossum

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323100793

Category: Medical

Page: 1619

View: 7964

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.
Medical

Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery

Author: Michael M. Pavletic

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111926751X

Category: Medical

Page: 880

View: 1810

A one-stop reference for the surgical treatment of wounds in small animal patients Wound management and reconstructive surgery are among the most challenging and innovative subspecialties of veterinary surgery for the management of traumatic injuries and neoplastic conditions commonly encountered in small animals. Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition presents detailed procedures for surgical reconstruction and essential information on the principles of wound healing and wound management for dogs and cats. Coverage encompasses the pathophysiology and management of the wide variety of wounds encountered in small animal practice and the most current reconstructive techniques for closing the most challenging defects. This updated edition is presented with additional full color images and now includes color in each illustration, to enhance the reader’s understanding of each subject and successful execution of the surgical techniques covered. It imparts new and updated information on a wide variety of topics, including skin and muscle flap techniques, skin fold disorders, facial and nasal reconstructive surgery, foot pad surgery, urogenital reconstructive surgery, and includes a new chapter on reconstructive surgery of the pinna. Provides a key reference for general practitioners, surgeons, surgical residents, veterinary students, and small animal technicians in a single source Discusses current and new wound management and reconstructive surgical techniques for all body regions, including the face, ear, mouth, eye, nose, trunk, external genitalia, and foot Contains 35 brand-new plate illustrations, updated and enhanced color plate illustrations and drawings, and additional clinical photographs throughout Features a new chapter dedicated to the surgical management of pinnal injuries and disorders, including new reconstructive surgical options developed by the author Includes information boxes to emphasize important points and the author’s personal observations, drawing on more than forty years of surgical experience Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition is a valuable one-stop reference for veterinary surgeons, residents, and small animal practitioners.
Medical

Surgical Foundations

Essentials of Thoracic Surgery

Author: Larry R. Kaiser,Sunil Singhal

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 366

View: 3888

This "mini-textbook" zeroes in on the most practical, need-to-know information in thoracic surgery. Coverage progresses from key basic science knowledge, perioperative care, and general diagnostic and operative procedures...through the surgical treatment of lung cancer and emphysema...to the management of non-pulmonary thoracic diseases such as chest wall disorders, tracheal and diaphragmatic injuries, pleural diseases, and mediastinal masses. A concise, logical, and consistent organization makes the material easy to review. Delivers essential guidance in an economical and user-friendly format. Addresses hot topics such as minimal access surg ery, perioperative care of the thoracic patient, bronchogenic cancers, and surgery for emphysema. Begins each chapter with a bulleted list of key points, and offers crucial facts and mnemonics inside Offers an abundance of illustrations, photographs Presents only the most relevant references, highlighting particularly important ones for the reader's attention. With one additional contributor