Small Animal Surgery

Small Animal Surgery : Expert Consult - Online and Print

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The fourth edition of "Small Animal Surgery" serves as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery. Coverage includes basic procedures such as spays, castrations, and declaws, as well as more advanced surgeries like craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. New contributors bring a fresh perspective and discuss the latest advances in key areas such as imaging modalities, regenerative medicine, minimally invasive surgery, and neurology. Access to a companion website provides a fully searchable version of the book, bi-monthly content updates, videos, aftercare instructions, case presentations, and a fracture more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1640 pages
  • 226.06 x 281.94 x 66.04mm | 3,764.8g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • Approx. 4480 illustrations (4480 in full color)
  • 0323077625
  • 9780323077620
  • 86,226

Review quote

"Fossum's 1629 pages is completed by video clips and on-going updates which are available online. In the fourth edition of what has already become a must have for any small animal practice, students and practitioners alike will find step-by-step guidance for nearly every procedure...(The book is) well illustrated? with drawings and pictures and references are either available online or at the end of the chapter." Vet Today, March 2013show more

Table of contents

Part I: General Surgical Principles * Principles of Surgical Asepsis * Sterilization and Disinfection * Surgical Facilities, Equipment, and Personnel and Care and Maintenance of the Surgical Environment * Preoperative and Intraoperative Care of the Surgical Patient * Preparation of the Operative Site * Preparation of the Surgical Team * Surgical Instrumentation * Biomaterials, Suturing, and Suture Patterns * Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Selection * Nutritional Management of the Surgical Patient * Fundamentals of Physical Rehabilitation * Perioperative Multimodal Analgesic Therapy * Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery * Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy * Advanced Imaging for Surgeons Part II: Soft Tissue Surgery * Surgery of the Integumentary System * Surgery of the Eye * Surgery of the Ear * Surgery of the Abdominal Cavity * Surgery of the Digestive System * Surgery of the Liver * Surgery of the Extrahepatic Biliary System * Surgery of the Endocrine System * Surgery of the Hemolymphatic System * Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter * Surgery of the Bladder and Urethra * Surgery of the Reproductive and Genital Systems * Surgery of the Cardiovascular System * Surgery of the Upper Respiratory System * Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Lungs and Thoracic Wall * Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Pleural Cavity and Diaphragm Part III: Orthopedics * Fundamentals of Orthopedic Surgery and Fracture Management * Management of Specific Fractures * Diseases of the Joints * Management of Muscle and Tendon Injury or Disease * Other Diseases of Bones and Joints Part IV: Neurosurgery * Neurodiagnostic Overview for the Small Animal Surgeon * Neurologic Examination and Relevant Neuroanatomy * Surgery of the Brain * Surgery of the Cervical Spine * Surgery of the Thoracolumbar Spine * Surgery of the Cauda Equina * Nonsurgical Disorders of the Brain and Spine * Peripheral Nervous System Disordersshow more