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Urinary Stones in Small Animal Medicine

Series: Colour Handbooks (Manson Publishing)

By: Albrecht Hesse(Author), Reto Neiger(Author)

176 pages, 142 colour illustrations

Manson Publishing

Paperback | Apr 2009 | #208720 | ISBN-13: 9781840761849
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NHBS Price: £29.95 $39/€33 approx

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A compact, wide-ranging, illustrated guide, Urinary Stones in Small Animal Medicine deals with all aspects of urolithiasis in dogs, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs-from aetiology and pathogenesis to diagnosis, treatment, and the prevention of disease recurrence. The authors introduce readers to treatment protocols developed from their own research and experience, and incorporate international state-of-the-art knowledge of the disease. Topics include: epidemiology, risks in companion animal husbandry, species-specific differences, breed dispositions, genetic causes, relevant anatomical points, clinical diagnosis, stone composition, clinical pathology, and treatment protocols.

"[...} presents very detailed coverage of urolithiasis in dogs, cats and also rabbits and guinea pigs. It is notable for the numerous (and useful) colour illustrations and charts [...] The authors have included all aspects of the subject [...] The list of references is extensive and complete [...] a very valuable addition to the practice bookshelf"
- Journal of Small Animal Practice

"Essential for anyone with an interest in this area [...] contains a wealth of information [...] Clinical aspects are well documented [...] Diagrams are clear and concise [...] The text is well supported by more than 300 up-to-date references. There are fascinating appendices [...] anyone interested in the subject matter will find a huge amount of information in one place, which would be hard to beat."
- Veterinary Times

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