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With detailed coverage of surgical procedures, Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal is an authoritative, two-volume reference on the art and science of small animal surgery. Expert contributors discuss surgical principles and procedures for topics ranging from surgical biology and perioperative care, to neurosurgery orthopedic surgery,�and soft tissue surgery, always supported by evidence-based research and complete surgical instructions. More procedures are covered with greater detail than in comparable books, and a greater emphasis on pathophysiology shows how it relates to diagnosis, treatment, and overall case management. Experienced Coeditors Karen Tobias and Spencer Johnston provide the definitive reference for veterinary surgery, invaluable preparation for the ACVS and ECVS board examinations. Blend of clinical and basic science information provides the best possible understanding of clinical issues surrounding operative situations. Specific procedures are covered in great detail and are brought to life with full-color drawings and photographs. Highly recognized contributors provide authoritative coverage that is useful for surgical specialists as well as practicing veterinarians who perform surgery or refer cases for surgery. Detailed coverage of small animal surgery provides excellent preparation for the written examination of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, and the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Comprehensive coverage includes surgical biology, surgical methods and perioperative care, neurosurgery, and orthopedics in Volume I; soft tissue surgery is covered in Volume II. 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 and pain provide indispensable resources for practicing surgeons. Treatment of cancers in small animals is covered in chapters on surgical oncology, tumors of the spine, and musculoskeletal neoplasia. Extensive references to published studies show the factual basis for the material. The companion website includes all of the images in the book for�convenient access, �plus references linked to original abstracts on PubMed.
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Volume I: Surgical Principles, Neurosurgery, and Orthopedic Surgery Section I: Surgical Biology 1. Inflammatory Response 2. Molecular and Cellular Biology: Genomics 3. Biomarkers in Clinical Medicine 4. Stem Cells and Regenerative Therapy 5. Fluid Therapy 6. Shock 7. Bleeding and Hemostasis 8. Metabolism and Nutritional Needs of Surgical Patients 9. Wound Healing and Management of Devitalized Tissues 10. Wound Infections and Antimicrobial Use 11. Evidence-Based Medicine and Outcomes Assessment Section II: Surgical Methods and Perioperative Care 12. Sterilization 13. Instrumentation 14. Preparation of the Patient, Operating Team, and Operating Room for Surgery 15. Monitoring for Surgical Infection 16. Surgical Modalities 17. Suture Material, Tissue Staplers, Ligation Devices, and Closure Methods 18. Tissue Handling and Technique in the Use of Operative Tools 19. Surgical Hemostasis 20. Bandages and Drains 21. Biopsy Methods and Sample Procurement 22. Pain management and Sedation 23. Anesthesia Principles and Monitoring 24. Basics of Minimally Invasive Surgery 25. Principles of Oncologic Surgery Section III: Neurosurgery 26. Neurologic Examination 27. Neurodiagnostics 28. Imaging of the Neurologic System 29. Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology of CNS Disease and Injury 30. Infectious and Inflammatory Conditions of the Nervous System 31. Cervical Spine 32. Thoracolumbar Spine 33. Lumbosacral Spine 34. Spinal Fracture and Luxation 35. Surgical Management of the Brain-Injured Pet 36. Intracranial Neoplasia 37. Management of Congenital Brain Malformations 38. Anesthesia for Intracranial Surgery 39. Spinal Neoplasia Section IV: Musculoskeletal System 40. Connective Tissues 41. Fracture Biology and Biomechanics 42. Open Fractures 43. Internal Fracture Fixation 44. External Skeletal Fixation 45. External Coaptation 46. Delayed Unions, Nonunions, Malunions 47. Angular Limb Deformity: Principles of Treatment 48. Orthopedic Infections 49. Bone Grafts and Substitutes 50. Scapula 51. Scapulohumeral Joint 52. Fractures of the Humerus 53. Developmental Conditions of the Canine Elbow 54. Total Elbow Replacement 55. Radius and Ulna 56. Carpus and Digits 57. Fractures of the Pelvis 58. Coxofemoral Luxation 59. Canine Hip Dysplasia: Pathogenesis and Diagnosis 60. Canine Hip Dysplasia: Treatment 61. Fractures of the Femur 62. Stifle Joint 63. Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula 64. Tibiotarsal Joint, Tarsus, and Metatarsus 65. Amputations 66. Dentistry for the Surgeon 67. Mandible and Maxillofacial Fractures 68. Arthritis 69. Miscellaneous Orthopedic Diseases 70. Muscle and Tendon Disorders 71. Small Animal Arthroscopy 72. Canine Appendicular Osteosarcoma 73. Osteochondrosis 74. Gait Analysis Volume II: Soft Tissue Surgery Section I: Skin and Reconstruction 75. Primary Wound Closure 76. Open Wounds 77. Tension-Relieving Techniques 78. Local or Subdermal Plexus Flaps 79. Axial Pattern and Myocutaneous Flaps 80. Grafts 81. Burns 82. Specific Disorders Section II: Abdomen 83. Spleen 84. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Hernias 85. Diaphragmatic Hernias and PPDH 86. Peritoneal Effusion and Peritonitis Section III: Digestive System 87. Soft Tissue of the Oral Cavity 88. Salivary Glands 89. Mandibulectomy and Maxillectomy 90. Esophagus 91. Stomach 92. Small Intestines 93. Colon 94. Rectum and Anus 95. Liver and Biliary System 96. Hepatic Vascular Anomalies 97. Pancreas 98. Feeding Tubes Section IV: Respiratory System 99. Nasal Planum, Nasal Cavity, and Sinuses 100. Palate 101. Larynx 102. Trachea and Bronchi 103. Lungs Section V: Thorax 104. Thoracic Wall 105. Thoracic Cavity Section VI: Cardiovascular System 106. Cardiac Surgery 107. Pericardial Surgery 108. Vascular Surgery Section VII: Urogenital System 109. Ovaries and Uterus 110. Vagina, Vestibule, and Vulva 111. Testes and Scrotum 112. Penis and Prepuce 113. Prostate 114. Kidneys 115. Ureters 116. Bladder 117. Urethra 118. Sphincter Mechanism Incontinence 119. Renal Transplant Section VIII: Endocrine System 120. Adrenal Glands 121. Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands Section IX: The Ear 122. Pinna and External Ear Canal 123. Middle and Inner Ear Section X: The Eye 124. Basic Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures 125. Emergency Ophthalmic Surgery

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"Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal has finally arrived. This textbook has been eagerly anticipated by many veterinary surgeons...Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal is a two -volume reference text that covers in great detail all aspects of small animal surgery...The book contains key up-to-date references, giving a sound review of the evidence and a factual base behind the content...This textbook is a 'must-have' for surgical specialists, training specialists and veterinarians who perform surgery or regularly refer cases for surgery. It is definitely not a light read, but then again, surgical procedures, no matter how routine, should not be taken lightly." Vet Record, June 2012 "Tobias's two-volumes provide a very broad overview of small animal veterinary surgery from the history of the science to the latest advanced surgical techniques such as brain surgery or microcamera thoracoscopy. The authors (authors more than 150 specialists) take in to account all aspects of the condtions from the diagnosis to post op care. Anaesthesia and pain management are not overlooked...(The book is) well illustrated? with drawings and pictures and references are either available online? or at the end of the chapters." Vet Today, March 2013

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