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Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery

Handbook / Manual
  • Serves as a practical compendium of all major small animal surgical techniques
  • Features over 1,500 black-and-white line drawings and clinical halftones depicting specific techniques in all body regions
  • Includes over 50 detailed algorithms designed to guide the student or practitioner in effective decision making
  • Contains chapters authored by expert clinicians with long experience performing individual techniques
  • Covers the techniques for which the pathophysiologic background is presented in the companion volume, Mechanisms of Disease in Small Animal Surgery, Third Edition

By: M Joseph Bojrab(Author), Eric Monnet(Author), Don Ray Waldron(Author), James P Toombs(Author)

1183 pages, 1500+ illustrations

Teton Newmedia

Hardback | Nov 2014 | Edition: 5 | #224340 | ISBN-13: 9781591610359
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About this book

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.

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Part 1: Soft Tissue

Section A. Surgical Principles
Chapter 1 Selection and Use of Currently Available Suture Materials and Needles; Daniel D. Smeak
Chapter 2: Bandaging and Drainage Techniques Bandaging Open Wounds; Mark W. Bohling and Steven F. Swaim Wound Drainage Techniques; Mark W. Bohling and Steven F. Swaim
Chapter 3: Electrosurgery and Laser Surgery Electrosurgical Techniques; Robert B. Parker Radiofrequency; A.D. Elkins Laser Surgery; Kenneth E. Bartels
Chapter 4: Oncologic Surgery; Earl Calfee
Chapter 5: Tumor Biopsy Principles and Techniques; Nicole Ehrhart, Steven J.Withrow, & Susan M. Larue
Chapter 6: Supplemental Oxygen Delivery and Feeding Tube Techniques Nasal, Nasopharyngeal, Nasoesophageal, Nasotracheal, Nasogastric, and Nasoenteric Tubes: Insertion and Use; Dennis T. Crowe, Jr. & Jennifer Devey Esophagostomy Tube Placement and Use; Dennis T. Crowe, Jr. & Jennifer Devey Use of Jejunostomy and Enterostomy Tubes; Chad Devitt and Howard B. Seim , III
Chapter 7: Minimally Invasive Surgery Endosurgery; Lynnetta J. Freeman & James E. Bailey Thoracoscopy; Eric Monnet Arthroscopy; Kurt S. Schulz
Chapter 8: Microvascular Surgical Instrumentation and Application; Otto L. Lanz & Daniel A. Degner
Chapter 9: Pain Management in the Small Animal Patiens; Stephanie H. Berry & Richard V. Broadstone

Section B. Nervous System and Organs of Special Sense
Chapter 10: Nervous System Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors; Daniel M. Brehm Peripheral Nerve Biopsy; John H. Rossmeisl, Jr
Chapter 11: Muscle Biopsy; John H. Rossmeisl, Jr
Chapter 12: Eye Surgery of the Eyelids; Phillip Pickett Surgery of the Conjunctiva and Cornea; Jamie J. Schorling and Ian P. Herring Imbrication Technique for Replacement of Prolapsed 3rd Eyelid Gland; Stacey Andrew Enucleation and Orbital Exenteration; Ian P. Herring
Chapter 13: Ear Pinna Suture Technique for Repair of Aural Hematoma; Paul E. Cechner Sutureless Technique for Repair of Aural Hematoma; M. Joseph Bojrab and Georghe M. Constantinescu External Ear Canal Treatment of Otitis Externa; M. Joseph Bojrab and Georghe M. Constantinescu Vertical Ear Canal Ablation; M. Joseph Bojrab and Georghe M. Constantinescu Total Ear Canal Ablation and Lateral Bulla; Daniel D. Smeak Ventral Bulla Osteotomy; David E. Holt

Section C. Digestive System
Chapter 14: Oral cavity Exodontic Therapy; Mark M. Smith Repair of Cleft Palate; Eric R. Pope and Georghe M. Constantinescu Repair of Oronasal Fistulas; Eric R. Pope and Georghe M. Constantinescu Maxillectomy and Premaxilectomy; William S. Dernell, Peter D. Schwarz, and Stephen J. Withrow Mandibulectomy; William S. Dernell, Peter D. Schwarz, and Stephen J. Withrow Surgery of the Tongue, Lips, and Cheek; Laura D. Dvorak and Earl F. Calfee III
Chapter 15: Pharynx Cricopharyngeal Dysphagia; Eberhard Rosin (Deceased) Oropharyngeal Polyps in Cats; Jacqueline R. Davidson
Chapter 16: Salivary Glands; Michael D. King and Don R. Waldron
Chapter 17: Esophagus Management of Esophageal Foreign Bodies; Michael S. Leib and Don R. Waldron Esophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair; Ronald M. Bright
Chapter 18: Exploratory Ceiliotomy; Harry W. Booth, Jr
Chapter 19: Stomach Principles of Gastric and Pyloric Surgery; Maria A. Fahie Gastrotomy; Maria A. Fahie Gastrectomy; Maria A. Fahie Partial-Thickness Resection via Gastrotomy Incision; Maria A. Fahie Y - U Antral Flap Pyloroplasty; Maria A. Fahie Billroth 1(Gastroduadenostomy); Maria A. Fahie Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus; Jacqueline R. Davidson Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus: Surgical Treatment; Amelia M. Simpson Incisional Gastropexy; Douglas M. MacCoy Circumcostal Gastropexy; Gary W. Ellison Laparoscopic Gastropexy Technique; Don R. Waldron
Chapter 20: Intestines Enterotomy; Gary W. Ellison Intestinal Resection and Anastomosis; Gary W. Ellison Subtotal Colectomy in the Cat; Ron M. Bright Surgery of the Colon and Rectum; Brian T. Huss Management of Rectal Prolapse; Mark H. Engen Anal Sac Removal; Roy F. Barnes and Sandra Manfra Marretta Nonsurgical Management of Perianal Fistulas; Dean Fillipowicz Excisional Techniques for Perianal Fistulas; Gary W. Ellison
Chapter 21: Liver, Biliary System, Pancreas Hepatobiliary Surgery; Robert A. Martin and Michael D. King Congenital Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs and Cats; Karen M. Tobias Cellophane Banding of Portosystemic Shunts; Geraldine B. Hunt Pancreatic Surgery; Elizabeth M. Hardie Surgery and Pancreatitis; James M. Fingeroth
Chapter 22: Diaphragm Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia; Jamie R. Bellah Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias; Jamie R. Bellah
Chapter 23: Peritoneum and Abdominal Wall Closure of Abdominal Incisions; Eberhard Rosin (Deceased) Closed Peritoneal Drainage; Giselle Hosgood Omentum as a Surgical Tool; Giselle Hosgood

Section D. Respiratory System
Chapter 24: Nasal Cavity Resection of the Nasal Planum; Rodney C. Straw Rhinotomy Techniques; Cheryl S. Hedlund
Chapter 25: Larynx Brachycephalic Syndrome; Cheryl S. Hedlund Treatment of Laryngeal Paralysis with Unilateral Cricoarytenoid Laryngoplasty (a form of Arytenoid Laterlization; Thomas R. LaHue
Chapter 26: Trachea Treatment of Tracheal Collapse; Ring Prosthesis Technique; H. Phil Hobson Treatment of Tracheal Collapse with Intraluminal Stenting; Charles Chick W. C. Weisse Tracheal Resection and Anastomosis; Roger B. Fingland Permanent Tracheostomy; Cheryl S. Hedlund
Chapter 27: Lung and Thoracic Cavity Thoracic Approaches; Dianne Dunning Pulmonary Surgical Techniques; Dianne Dunning Thoracic Drainage; Dennis T. Crowe and Jennifer Devey
Chapter 28: Thoracic Wall Thoracic Wall Neoplasia; Dennis E. Olsen Management of Flail Chest; Dennis E. Olsen

Section E. Urogenital System
Chapter 29: Kidney and Ureter Nephrectomy; Eberhard Rosin (Deceased) Nephrotomy; Nancy Zimmerman-Pope and Michael D. King Nephroliths and Ureteroliths in Cats; S. Kathleen Salisbury Extracorporal Shock-Wave Lithotripsy; India F. Lane Laser Lithotripsy for Treatment of Canine Urolithiasis; Ellen B. Davidson-Dominick Renal Transplantation; Lillian R. Aronson Ectopic Ureter; Mary A. McLoughlin
Chapter 30: Urinary Bladder Cystotomy and Cystectomy; Elizabeth Arnold Stone and Andrew E. Kyles Cystostomy Tube Placement; Julie D. Smith Colposuspension for Urinary Incontinence; Elizabeth Arnold Stone
Chapter 31: Urethra Surgical Management of Urethral Calculi in the Dog; Don R. Waldron Canine Scrotal Urethrostomy; Daniel D. Smeak Perineal Urethrostomy in the Cat; M. Joseph Bojrab and Georghe M. Constatinescu Prepubic Urethrostomy in the Cat; Richard A. S. White Management of Urethral Trauma; Jamie R. Bellah Surgical Treatment of Urethral Prolapse in Male Dogs; John A. Kirsch and J. G. Hauptman
Chapter 32: Prostate Surgery of the Prostate; Clarence A. Rawlings Use of Omentum in Prostatic Drainage; Richard A. S. White
Chapter 33: Uterus Prepubertal Ovariohysterectomy; Lisa M. Howe Ovariohysterectomy; Roger B. Fingland and Don R.Waldron Laparoscopic Ovariohysterectomy; Robert Hancock Cesarean Section by Ovariohysterectomy; Holly S. Mullen
Chapter 34: Vagina and Vulva Surgical Treatment of Vaginal and Vulvar Masses; Ghery D. Pettit Episioplasty; Dale E. Bjorling Episiotomy; Roy F. Barnes and Sandra Manfra - Maretta
Chapter 35: Testicles Prepubertal Castration; Lisa M. Howe Orchiectomy of Descended and Retained Testicles in the Dog and Cat; Stephen W. Crane
Chapter 36: Penis and Prepuce Surgical Procedures of the Penis; H. Phil Hobson

Section F. Endocrine System
Chapter 37: Endocrine System Adrenalectomy; Stephen D. Gilson, Lillian Brady Rizzo, and Akito Mitsui Thyroidectomy in the Dog and Cat; Stephen J. Birchard

Section G. Hernias
Chapter 38: Hernias Incisional Hernia Repair; Daniel D. Smeak Inguinal Hernia Repair in the Dog; Paul W. Dean, M. Joseph Bojrab, and Georghe M. Constantinescu Perineal Hernia Repair in the Dog; F. A. Mann, Georghe M.Constantinescu, and Mark A. Anderson Prepubic Hernia Repair; Daniel D. Smeak

Section H. Integument
Chapter 39: Onychectomy; Jonathon M. Miller and Don R. Waldron
Chapter 40: Mastectomy Techniques; H. J. Harvey and Jonathon M. Miller
Chapter 41: Skin Grafting and Reconstruction Techniques Skin Grafting Techniques; Michael M. Pavletic Mesh Skin Grafting; Eric R. Pope Microsurgical Reconstruction Applications; J. David Fowler Paw and Distal Limb Salvage and Reconstructive Techniques; Mark W. Bohling and Stephen F. Swaim

Section I. Cardiovascular and Lymphatic
Chapter 42: Heart and Great Vessels Conventional Ligation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus; Eric Monnet Surgical Correction of Pulmonic Stenosis; Jill E. Sackman and D. J. Krahwinkel,Jr. Interventional Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease; Jonathan Abbott Surgical Correction of Persistent Right Aortic Arch; Gary W. Ellison Surgical Treatment of Pericardial Disease and Cardiac Neoplasia; John Berg
Chapter 43: Lymphatics and Lymph Nodes Surgical Management of Chylothorax; Mary Ann Radlinsky Transdiaphragmatic Approach to Thoracic Duct Ligation in Cats; Robert A. Martin Lymph Node Biopsy; Mary Ann Radlinsky
Chapter 44: Spleen Surgery of the Spleen; Dale E. Bjorling

Section J. Exotic Species
Chapter 45: Surgical Techniques in Small Exotic Animals Surgery of Pet Ferrets; Neal L. Beeber Anal Sac Re
section in the Ferret; James E. Creed Soft Tissue Surgery in Reptiles; Steve J. Mehler and R. Avery Bennett Abdominal Surgery of Pet Rabbits; Cathy A. Johnson-Delaney

Part 2. Bones and Joints

Section K. Axial Skeleton
Chapter 46: Skull and Mandible Surgical Repair of Fractures of the Mandible and Maxilla; Mauricio Dujowich Acrylic Pin Splint External Skeletal Fixators for Mandibular Fractures; Dennis N. Aron
Chapter 47: Cervical Spine Cervical Disc Fenestration; M. Joseph Bojrab Ventral Slot Decompression for Treatment of Cervical Intervertebral Disc Herniation; Karen L. Kline and Kenneth A. Bruecker Treatment of Caudal Cervical Spondylomyelopathy in Large Breed Dogs; Kenneth A. Bruecker Surgical Treatment of Atlantoaxial Instability; K. S. Schulz Surgical Treatment of Fractures of the Cervical Spine; Karen L. Kline and Kenneth A. Bruecker
Chapter 48: Thoracolumbar and Sacral Spine Lateral Intervertebral Disc Fenestration; James A. Creed and Daniel J. Yurraspe Prophylactic Thoracolumbar Disc Fenestration Through a Ventral Approach; M. Joseph Bojrab Hemilaminectomy of the Cranial Thoracic Region; James A. Biggart Hemilaminectomy of the Caudal Thoracic and Lumbar Spine; Karl A. Kraus and John M. Weih Modified Dorsal Laminectomy for Thoracolumbar Disc Disease; Eric J. Trotter Surgical Treatment of Cauda Equina Syndrome; Guy B. Tarvin and Timothy M. Lenehan Surgical Treatment of Fractures / Dislocations of theThoracolumbar and Sacral Spine; Kenneth A. Bruecker and Karen L. Kline

Section L. Fracture Fixation Techniques and Bone Grafting
Chapter 49: Fixation with Pins and Wires Application of Cerclage and Hemi-cerclage Wires; Sharon C. Kerwin Application of Steinmann Pins and K-Wires; Sharon C. Kerwin Application of Tension Band Fixation; Karl H. Kraus Interlocking Nails; Kenneth Johnson
Chapter 50: Fixation with Screws and Bone Plates Application of Cortical and Cancellous Screws as Lag Screws or Positional Screws; Brian Beale Application of Bone Plates in Compression,Neutralization, or Buttress Mode; Daniel A. Koch SOP Plate Fixation; Karl A. Kraus and Malcolm G. Ness
Chapter 51: Plate-Rod Fixation Application of Plate-Rod Constructs for Fixation Management of Complex Shaft Fractures; Donald A. Hulse
Chapter 52: External Skeletal Fixation Basic Principles for External Fixation; James P. Toombs Application of the Acrylic and Pin External Fixator (APEF); James P. Toombs and Erik L. Egger Application of the Securos External Fixator; Karl H. Kraus Application of the IMEX- SK External Fixator; James P. Toombs Application of Ring Fixators; Daniel D. Lewis and James P. Farese Application of Hybrid Constructs; Robert M. Radasch
Chapter 53: Bone Grafts and Implants Harvesting and Application of Cancellous Bone Autografts; James P. Toombs Collection of Corticocancellous Bone Graft from the Canine Ilium Using an Acetabular Reamer; Colin W. Sereda and Daniel D. Lewis Harvesting, Storage, and Application of Cortical Allografts; Kenneth R. Sinibaldi Distraction Osteogenesis as an Alternative to Bone Grafting; Nicole Ehrhart

Section M. Appendicular Skeleton - Thoracic Limb
Chapter 54: Scapula and Shoulder Joint Repair of Scapular Fractures; Randy Willer Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Luxations; Kent Talcott Surgical Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans Of The Shoulder; Dean R. Gahring Surgical Treatment of Biceps Brachi Tendon Injury; James L. Cook Excision Arthroplasty of the Glenoid Rim and Humeral Head; Donald L. Piermattei Arthrodesis of the Shoulder; Arnold S. Lesser
Chapter 55: Humerus and Elbow Joint Repair of Humeral Fractures; Dennis A. Jackson Treatment of Elbow Luxations; Robert Taylor Surgical Treatment of Ununited Anconeal Process of the Elbow; Ursula Krotscheck Surgical Treatment of Fragmented Coronoid Process; Ursula Krotscheck Total Elbow Arthroplasty in the Dog; Michael G. Conzemius Arthodesis of the Elbow; Arnold S. Lesser
Chapter 56: Radius and Ulna Repair of Fractures of the Radius and Ulna; Curtis W. Probst Correction of Radial and Ulnar Growth Deformities Resulting from Premature Physeal Closure; Dominique J. Griffon and Ann L. Johnson
Chapter 57: Carpus, Metacarpus, and Phalanges Classification and Treatment of Injuries to the Accessory Carpal Bone; Kenneth A. Johnson Surgical Treatment of Injuries to the Antebrachial Carpal Joint and Carpus; Alesandro Piras and Jon F. Dee Partial Carpal Arthrodesis; Thomas Van Gundy Pancarpal Arthrodesis; Arnold S. Lesser Repair of Fractures Involving Metabones and Phalanges; Alesandro Piras and Jon F. Dee
Chapter 58: Amputation of the Forelimb; William R. Daly

Section N. Appendicular Skeleton - Pelvic Limb
Chapter 59: Sacroiliac Joint, Pelvis, and Hip Joint Repair of Sacroiliac Dislocations; Charles E. DeCamp Trans-ilial /Trans-sacral Pinning of Sacral Fractures; Randall B. Fitch Repair of Ilial Shaft Fractures; Timothy M. Lenehan, Guy B. Tarvin, and Charisse D. Davidson Surgical Repair of Acetabular Fractures; Marvin L. Olmstead Reduction Treatment of Coxofemoral Luxations; James L. Tomlinson Hip Dysplasia Algorithms for Treatment; Barclay Slocum and Theresa Devine Slocum Diagnostic test; Barclay Slocum and Theresa Devine Slocum Radiographic Characteristics; Theresa Devine Slocum and Barclay Slocum Definitions of Hip Terms; Barclay Slocum and Theresa Devine Slocum Treatment of Hip Dysplasia Femoral Neck Lengthening; Barclay Slocum and Theresa Devine Slocum Triple Pelvic Osteotomy; Barclay Slocum and Theresa Devine Slocum Intertrochanteric Osteotomy; Terry D. Braden DARthroplasty; Dean R. Gahring and Theresa Devine Slocum Total Hip Arthroplasty in the Dog; Marvin L. Olmstead Excision Arthroplasty of the Femoral Head and Neck; Joseph M. Prostredny
Chapter 60: Femur and Stifle Joint Repair of Femoral Fractures; Dougald R. Gilmore Repair of Patellar Fractures; Derek B. Fox Surgical Repair of Patellar Luxations; Guy B. Tarvin and Timothy M. Lenehan Modified Retinacular Imbrication for Treatment of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture; Susan L. Schaefer Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy for Treatment of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture; Ross H. Palmer "Over-the-Top" Patellar Tendon Graft for Treatment of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Repair; Guy B. Tarvin and Steven Arnoczky Surgical Treatment of Caudal Cruciate Ligament Rupture; Joseph Harari Surgical Treatment of Collateral Ligament Injuries; Erik L. Egger Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Canine Stifle; Ron Montgomery
Chapter 61: Tibia and Tarsus Repair of Tibial Fractures; Ann L. Johnson Repair of Malleolar Fractures; Brian Beale Prosthetic Ligament Replacement for Severe Tarsocrural Joint Instability; Dennis N. Aron Repair of Fractures of the Tarsus; William G. Marshall and Jon F. Dee Surgical Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Talus; Brian Beale Tibiotarsal Arthrodesis and Other Tarsal Arthrodesis Procedures; Arnold S. Lesser

Section O. Orthopedic Bandaging and Splinting Techniques
Chapter 62: Commonly Used Bandages and Slings; Robert Jones Bandage; David W. Knapp Ehmer Sling; Paul W. Dean 90 -90 Flexion Bandage for Distal Femoral Fractures in Young Dogs; Dennis N. Aron
Chapter 63: Commonly Used Splinting and Casting techniques Splinting Techniques; Douglas N. Lange and Kenneth E. Bartels Synthetic and Plaster Casts Douglas N. Lange and Kenneth E. Bartels

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