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Textbook of Small Animal Surgery

Handbook / Manual
By: D Slatter
2800 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs, 2 vol. set
Publisher: Saunders
Textbook of Small Animal Surgery
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  • Textbook of Small Animal Surgery ISBN: 9780721686073 Edition: 3 Paperback Dec 2003 Usually dispatched within 1 week
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This two-volume masterwork offers explicit guidelines for evaluating patients, selecting the right operation, and implementing clinically proven procedures. It covers major topics relevant to the fields such as oncology, ophthalmology, dentistry, the nervous system, the urinary and reproductive systems, and more. The up-to-date third edition features an increased emphasis on decision-making algorithms and high-quality images that depict relevant anatomy, diagnostic features, and sequential steps in operative procedures. Its expanded and detailed coverage assists the reader with learning and applying the latest surgical techniques.


Section 1 Surgical Biology 1. Shock: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment 2. Fluids, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Therapy 3. Hemostasis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion 4. Wound Repair and Specific Response to Injury 5.Nutritional Support of Hospitalized Cats and Dogs 6. Surgical Wound Infection and the Use of Antimicrobials 7. Organ Transplantation in Clinical Veterinary Practice 8. Trauma: Epidemiology and Mechanisms 9. Biomaterials and Surgical Implants Section 2 Surgical Methods 10. Principles of Surgical Asepsis 11. Sterilization 12. Assessment and Preparation of the Surgical Patient and the Operating Team 13. Surgical Facilities and Equipment 14. Surgical Instruments 15.Basic Operative Techniques 16. Cryosurgery 17. Surgical Lasers 18. Suture Materials, Tissue Adhesives, Staplers, and Ligating Clips 19. Bandages and Drains Section 3 Skin and Adnexa 20. The Integument 21. Superficial Skin Wounds 22.Principles of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 23. Pedicle Grafts 24. Skin Grafts 25. Surgical Treatment of Specific Skin Disorders 26. Burns: Thermal, Electrical, Chemical, and Cold Injuries Section 4 Body Cavities and Hernias 27. Thoracic Wall 28. Pleura and Pleural Space 29. Abdominal Wall 30. Peritoneum and Peritoneal Cavity 31. Hernias 32. Abdominal Hernias 33. Diaphragmatic, Pericardial, and Hiatal Hernia 34. Perineal Hernia Section 5 Gastrointestinal System 35. Functional Anatomy of the Digestive System 36. Physiology of the Digestive System 37. Pathophysiology of Gastrointestinal Disease 38. Tongue, Lips, Cheeks, Pharynx, and Salivary Glands 39. Esophagus 40. Stomach 41. Small Intestines 42.Large Intestine 43. Rectum and Anus 44. Liver and Biliary System 45. Portosystemic Shunts and Other Hepatic Vascular Anomalies 46. Surgery of the Exocrine Pancreas Section 6 Respiratory System 47. Functional Anatomy 48. Pathophysiology of the Respiratory System 49. Evaluation of the Surgical Respiratory Patient 50. Brachycephalic Syndrome 51. Cleft Palate 52. Nasal Passages, Sinus, and Palate 53. Laryngeal Paralysis and Devocalization 54. Laryngeal Trauma and Stenosis 55.Diseases of the Trachea and Bronchi 56. Lungs 57. Care of Respiratory Patients Section 7 Cardiovascular System 58. Surgical Anatomy of the Heart 59. Pathophysiology of Heart Failure 60. Interventional Catheterization Procedures 61.Pacemaker Therapy 62. Inflow Occlusion and Cardiopulmonary Bypass 63. Cardiac Surgery 64. Surgery of the Pericardium 65. Principles of Vascular Surgery 66. Cardiopulmonary Supportive Care Section 8 Hemolymphatic System 67.Hematopoiesis 68. Hematopoietic Dysfunction 69. Bone Marrow 70. Spleen 71. Lymphatics and Lymph Nodes 72. The Tonsils 73. The Thymus Section 9 Nervous System 74. Neurological Examination and Localization 75. Electrodiagnosis 76. Neuroradiology 77. Pathogenesis of Diseases of the Central Nervous System 78. Surgical Approaches in Central Nervous System Surgery 79. Atlantoaxial Conditions and Wobbler Syndrome 80. Intervertebral Disk Disease 81. Miscellaneous Spinal Conditions and Peripheral Nerve Injuries 82. Lumbosacral Syndrome 83. Vertebral Fractures and Luxations 84. Intracranial Surgery 85. Neuro-oncological Surgery of the Vertebral Column and Spinal Cord Section 10 Eye and Adnexa 86. Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery 87. Surgery of the Eyelids 88. Conjunctiva 89. The Nasolacrimal System 90. Third Eyelid 91. Cornea and Sclera 92. Iris and Ciliary Body 93. Lens 94. Vitreous and Retina 95. Orbit 96. Glaucoma 97.Ophthalmic Emergencies Section 11 Reproductive System 98. Ovary and Uterus 99. Vagina, Vestibule, and Vulva 100. Normal and Abnormal Parturition 101. Cesarean Section 102. Testes and Epididymis 103. Penis, Prepuce, and Scrotum 104.Prostate Section 12 Urinary System 105. Development of the Urinary System 106. Physiology of the Urinary Tract 107. Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Urinary Tract Diseases 108. Principles of Urinary Tract Surgery 109. Kidneys 110. Ureters 111.Urinary Bladder 112. The Urethra 113. Lower Urinary Tract Diseases 114. Medical Treatment of Urolithiasis 115. Prevention of Acute Renal Failure Section 13 Endocrine System 116. Hypophysectomy 117. Adrenalectomy 118.Thyroid Gland 119. Parathyroid Gland 120. Endocrine Pancreas Section 14 Ear 121. Pinna 122. External Ear Canal 123. Middle Ear 124. Clinical Evaluation of Auditory Function Section 15 Musculoskeletal System 125. Connective Tissue of the Musculoskeletal System 126. Fracture Biology and Biomechanics 127. Treatment of Open Fractures 128. Internal Fracture Fixation 129. External Skeletal Fixation 130. External Coaptation 131. Delayed Unions, Nonunions, and Malunions 132.Orthopedic Infections 133. Bone Grafts 134. Scapula 135. Luxation of the Scapulohumeral Joint 136. Fractures of the Humerus 137. Elbow Luxation 138. Canine Elbow Dysplasia 139. Fractures of the Radius and Ulna 140. Carpus and Digits 141.Fractures of the Pelvis 142. Coxofemoral Luxations 143. Hip Dysplasia: Pathogenesis 144. Canine Hip Dysplasia: Diagnosis and Nonsurgical Treatment 145. Surgical Treatment of Canine Hip Dysplasia 146. Fractures of the Femur 147.Stifle Joint 148. Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy 149. Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula 150. The Tarsus and Metatarsus 151. Arthrodesis 152. Amputations 153. Maxillofacial Fractures 154. Osteoarthritis 155. Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis 156. Miscellaneous Orthopaedic Disorders 157. Perthes' Disease 158. Muscle and Tendon Disorders 159. Limb-Sparing Surgery for Dogs with Bone Neoplasia 160. Small Animal Arthroscopy Section 16 Oncology 161. Biology of Neoplastic Disease 162. Diagnosis of Neoplasia 163. Surgical Therapy 164. Veterinary Radiation Therapy 165. Chemotherapy of Neoplasia 166. Skin and Subcutis 167. Alimentary Tract, Liver, and Pancreas 168. Cardiac and Pericardial Neoplasia 169.Hematopoietic Neoplasia 170. Tumors Involving the Central and Peripheral Nervous System 171. Eye and Orbit 172. Reproductive Oncology 173. Urinary System 174. Musculoskeletal System 175. Respiratory Tract Neoplasia 176. Tumors of the Mandible, Maxilla, and Calvarium Section 17 Anesthesia 177. Pain Management for the Surgical Patient 178. Patient Monitoring 179. Operating Room Emergencies 180. Elective Soft Tissue and Orthopaedic Procedures 181. Trauma or Shock Patient 182.Urinary System 183. Anesthesia for the Patient with Central Nervous System or Ophthalmic Disease 184. Respiratory System 185. Cardiovascular System 186. Hepatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery 187. Endocrine System 188. Anesthesia for the Pediatric and Geriatric Patient 189. Cesarean Section 190. Triage and Initial Support of the Trauma Patient 191. Postoperative Patient Care 192. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 193. Positive-Pressure Ventilation Section 18 Dentistry 194.Applied Oral Anatomy and Histology 195. Oral Pathology 196. Periodontal and Oral Inflammatory Disease 197. Periodontics 198. Endodontics 199. Restorative Dentistry 200. Orthodontics 201. Exodontics Appendix: Normal Laboratory Values for the Dog and Cat Index

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Handbook / Manual
By: D Slatter
2800 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs, 2 vol. set
Publisher: Saunders
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