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Equine Surgery, 5th Edition


Jorg A. Auer / John A. Stick

5 th

1896 Pages

775 illustrations


222 X 281 mm


New to this edition
  • NEW! Expert Consult site offering 40+ videos of surgeons performing techniques
  • NEW! Expansion of minimally invasive surgical techniques.
  • NEW! Current advances in imaging detect musculoskeletal conditions in the sports horse.

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246,95 € IVA incl.

  • Equine Surgery, 5th Edition 

    By Jorg A. Auer, Dr Med Vet, MS, Diplomate ACVS, ECVS, Professor of Surgery, Director, Veterinary Surgery Clinic, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland and John A. Stick, DVM, Diplomate ACVS, Professor and Chief of Staff, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

    Equip yourself for success with the only book on the market that covers all aspects of equine surgery! Equine Surgery, 5th Edition prepares you to manage each surgical condition by understanding its pathophysiology and evaluating alternative surgical approaches. Explanations in the book describe how to avoid surgical infections, select and use instruments, and perfect fundamental surgical techniques including incisions, cautery, retractions, irrigation, surgical suction, wound closure, dressings, bandages, and casts. In addition to diagnostic imaging and orthopedic coverage, it includes in-depth information on anesthesia, the integumentary system (including wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting), the alimentary system, respiratory, and urogenital systems.


    • Complete coverage of all the information needed to study for the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Examinations makes this edition an excellent study tool.
    • Section on anesthesiology and pain management prepares you to manage these critical aspects of any surgery. 
    • Extensive, up-to-date orthopedic coverage includes joint disorders and joint trauma.
    • Section on integumentary system contains information on wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting. 
    • Section on the alimentary system covers postoperative care, complications and reoperation guidelines.
    • New techniques in vascular surgery keep you up-to-date with best practices.

    New To This Edition:

    • NEW! Expert Consult site offering 40+ videos of surgeons performing techniques so that you can quickly access drug and equipment information. 
    • NEW! Expansion of minimally invasive surgical techniques includes laser ablation procedures, implantation of plates against bones in orthopedic procedures, and laparoscopic procedures for soft tissue injuries.
    • NEW! World-renowned contributors, featuring two new associate editors include over 70 of the most experienced and expert equine specialist surgeons, each providing current and accurate information. 
    • NEW! Current advances in imaging detect musculoskeletal conditions in the sports horse.

    Table Of Contents:

    Section I: Surgical Biology
    1. Shock: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Physiologic Response to Trauma
    2. The Systemic Inflammatory Response
    3. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Therapy
    4. Hemostasis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion
    5. Wound Healing
    6. Metabolism and Nutritional Support of the Surgical Patient
    7. Surgical Site Infection 
    8. Regenerative Medicine 

    Section II: Surgical Methods
    9. Hygiene in the Surgical Area: Surgical Textiles, Instrument, Processing, Antiseptics and Disinfection 
    10.Preparation of Surgery: Decision Making / Operative Risk, Patient, Facility, Operating Team, Report  
    11.Surgical Instruments 
    12.Surgical Techniques
    13.Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
    15.Lasers in Veterinary Surgery
    16.Suture Materials and Patterns, 
    17.Drains, Bandages, and External Coaptation

    Section III: Recent Advances in Anesthesia
    18.Balanced Inhalation Anesthesia
    19.Modern Injection Anesthesia for Horses
    20.Anesthesia and Analgesia for Foals
    21.Recovery from Anesthesia
    22.Complications of Inhalation Anesthesia and Their Management
    23.Chemical Restraint for Standing Procedures
    24.Equine Pain Management

    Section IV: Integumentary System       
    25.Principles of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    26.Skin Grafting
    27.Management of Superficial Wounds, Deep and Chronic Wounds, Sinus Tracts, and Fistulas
    28.Skin Conditions Amenable to Surgery

    Section V:  Alimentary System
    Upper Alimentary System 

    29.Oral Cavity and Salivary Glands  
    31.Stomach and Duodenum
    32.Spleen and Liver
    Lower Alimantary System
    33.Colic: Diagnosis, Surgical Decision, Preoperative Management, and Surgical Approaches to the Abdomen
    34.Principles of Intestinal Surgery and Determination of Intestinal Viability
    35.Jejunum and Ileum 
    37.Large Colon
    38.Transverse and Small Colon 
    39.Rectum and Anus 
    40.Abdominal Hernias
    41.Postoperative Care, Complications, And Reoperation Of The Colic Patient

    Section VI:   Respiratory System       
    42.Overview of the Upper Airway Function    
    43.Diagnostic Techniques in Equine Upper Respiratory Tract Disease  
    44.Nasal Passages and Paranasal Sinuses  
    47.Guttural Pouch      
    49.Thoracic Disorders
    Section VII:   Nervous System                 
    50.Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
    51.Diagnostic Procedures      
    52.Pharmaceutical Considerations for Treatment of the Central Nervous System
    53.Vertebral Column and Spinal Cord
    54.Neurocranium and Brain
    55.Peripheral Nerve Injuries

    Section VIII: Eye and Adnexa                 
    56.Surgery of the Globe and Orbit     
    57.Adnexal Surgery    
    58.Surgery of the Ocular Surface
    59.Intraocular Surgery   
    Section IX: Reproductive System   
    61.Penis and Prepuce   
    62.Vulva, Vestibule, Vagina and Cervix
    63.Uterus and Ovaries

    Section X:  Urinary System       
    64.Diagnostic Techniques and Principles of Urinary Tract Surgery     
    65.Kidneys and Ureters 

    Section XI: Diagnostic Imaging 
    70.Nuclear Scintigraphy
    71.Computed Tomography
    72.Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Section XII: Musculoskeletal System
    73.Diagnostic and Regional Surgical Anesthesia of the Limbs and Axial Skeleton
    74.Emergency Treatment and Transportation of Equine Fracture Patients
    75.Bone Biology and Fracture Healing
    76.Metallic Instruments and Implants
    77.Principles of Fracture Treatment
    78.Bone Grafts and Bone Replacements
    79.Synovial Joint Biology and Pathobiology
    80.Medical Treatment of Joint Disease
    81.Surgical Treatment of Joint Disease
    82.Arthrodesis Techniques
    83.Management of Bursitis
    84.Diagnosis and Management of Tendon and Ligament Disorders
    85.Biology and Management of Muscle Disorders and Diseases
    86.Synovial and Osseous Infections         
    87.Angular Limb Deformities        
    88.Flexural Limb Deformities    
    89.Osteochondrosis Dissecans
    90.Subchondral Bone Cysts (SCLs)  
    92.Phalanges and Metacarpophalangeal and Metatarsophalangeal Joints 
    93.Third Metacarpal / Metatarsal Bones
    94.Vestigial Metacarpal and Metatarsal Bones 
    96.Radius and Ulna
    102.Femur and Pelvis
    103.Temporomandibular Joint Disorders   
    104.Craniomaxillofacial Disorders
    105.Postoperative Rehabilitation for the Orthopedic Patient

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