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"Photography for me is different than some other facets of dentistry. It has a power that is unspoken and transformative. With just a visual image, you can change the mind-set of a patient and elicit emotion from both the subject and the photographer. It is art. It is dynamic. It is simple. It is complex. It is powerful." Amanda Seay, DDS, FAACD, FAGD
The ten chapters of the volume answer these ten fundamental questions and the clinician who faces an apical pathology of endodontic origin will therefore have the solutions. The aim of this text/atlas is to provide a guide to the diagnostic approach and to the execution of endodontic retreatments of complex cases.
For the general dentist and the experienced endodontist alike, NuEndo is both a guide and a reference tool for the complex processes of endodontic diagnosis, prognosis, and case selection. You will come to fully understand the dynamics of the pulpal-dentin complex, the underlying conditions related to pulpal and periapical disease, and the methods surrounding its assessment.
Successfully managing emergency patients and those with critical illness requires knowledge and skills often not adequately covered in veterinary and veterinary technician training programs. The Authors have created a comprehensive resource to use to grasp the issues and scope of problems inevitably encountered in clinical practice. The book's format is designed to allow readers to digest the broad range of topics inherent to feline emergency and critical care medicine.
The extraction of impacted dental elements is often referred to by maxillofacial surgeons. However, it can be handled as routinely as any other type of extraction. Piezoelectric surgery of impacted teeth, which involves reproducible procedures using a step-by-step approach in all types of cases, also allows dentists who approach the extraction of impacted elements less frequently to carefully prepare for the procedure and perform it, thereby minimizing possible post-surgical issues for the patient, such as biological risks. Using the most innovative techniques, including the application of ultrasound in oral surgery and piezoelectric surgery, the author provides an indispensable tool to train and update dentists who intend to perform all types of extractions.
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The previous editions of this manual have enjoyed great appreciation; the didactic effectiveness, the clarity and coherence of the book have made it a reference for many students, as well as a practical guide for professionals and specialists. For this third edition, the majority of the chapters have been rewritten and new clinical cases have been added. The book is based on lavishly illustrated clinical cases. Also, given their frequency in oral surgery, proper space at the end of the book is given to the most common post-surgical complications, strategies of prevention, and management.
The Vertical Dimension is essential for a correct occlusal reconstruction and for rehabilitating the whole Stomatognathic System. The book offers a clear path towards the best possible management of the vertical dimension within which function's restoration and esthetic result coincide.
This new book in the Small Animal Surgery series reviews some of the surgical errors and complications that may occur in daily practice when performing surgery. It is intended for surgeons starting their professional careers and residents, as well as experienced veterinary surgeons, since it must not be forgotten that errors can occur at any time, no matter how much experience one may have.
The CBCT (Cone Beam Computed Tomography) is a real breakthrough for dentistry because it offers many advantages: low radiation dose to patients, high definition with very small voxels, the possibility to see the tooth and the surrounding structures in three different planes, overcoming any anatomical overlapping. The introductory chapters provide the reader with the knowledge and basic tools to understand the CBCT. Everything else is an atlas, highly enjoyable, which includes the use of CBCT in both clinical and surgical dentistry, and describes in details not only the diagnostic phase but also the operational use to program the individual case, and control the future outcome.
This book is unique, developed by the main worldwide experts in this issue. It is an extremely valuable tool for any veterinary practitioner willing to deepen into physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of feline endocrine diseases, with an approach and contents never published so far. the most common endocrine conditions in cats are deeply discussed and addressed: hyperthyroidism, type-II diabetes mellitus, and growth hormone excess.
The aim of this guide is to provide both the vet and the student with a quick reference guide to enable them to easily recognize the most common ophthalmological ailments seen in daily practice. More than 700 images from real cases to easily recognize the most common ophthalmological ailments seen in daily practice.
Mountain Emergency Medicine has seen exponential development due to the ever-increasing number of people who hike or trek as well as practice extreme sports. Emergency physicians and nurses need to be equipped with the necessary training to be able to manage “on the field” accidents and sicknesses as well as their own physical security. Theoretical knowledge is generally of high level but practical expertise is dangerously lacking in many operators. Furthermore, treatment modalities on the field have not been completely codified and are not supported by internationally-accepted guidelines. This book is the first to offer a complete and thorough approach to this field of Emergency Medicine based on the latest research findings.
A visual guide with a strongly educational approach covering the main joints in the limbs of the dog. It shows the anatomical elements of each of these joints in three-dimensional diagrams. The views chosen for each case have been selected for a practical purpose, showing the position of the elements involved in the most commonly used surgical approaches. It also describes the key orthopaedic conditions affecting each joint and the most commonly used surgical approaches. It contains a large number of images and illustrations, and a selection of views presented in digital video format.
The common idea that edentulism can always be solved with implants is questioned in this book given that the most recent literature highlights the higher risk of implant prosthodontics than traditional conventional toothborne prosthodontics. This book represents a procedural guide to the fabrication of full veneer crowns with vertical margin design. The preparation of the natural tooth as a prosthetic pillar is certainly a “traditional” procedure that is still one of the most common activities that dentists perform today and the so-called “vertical” preparation is given full credit in this book.
The introduction of osseointegrated dental implants soon 50 years ago has indeed revolutionized dentistry. The scientific evaluation of their use has shown good and increasingly successful treatment outcomes. A prerequisite though is the availability of sufficient bone volumes to ensure integration and acceptable aesthetic results. In this book various surgical techniques, using different augmentation materials, are described and explained. The aim has been to highlight minimally invasive surgical techniques, which leads to less risk of morbidity and reduces treatment time. Readers will enjoy a comprehensive atlas providing some practical advice for everyday surgical practice based on solid scientific evidence.
Electrocardiography of the dog and cat, 2nd edition provides all the theoretical and practical information necessary to understand and identify rhythm abnormalities. This text will be particularly useful to accurately diagnose complex arrhythmias using precise electrocardiographic criteria that the authors have developed by confirming mechanisms of arrhythmias with intracardiac electrophysiologic studies. This book is a must-have reference for anyone interested in learning the basics of electrocardiography and those who face the challenge of interpreting the most complex arrhythmias in a clinical or research setting.
In 23 chapters, the treatment of pediatric patients is examined in every aspect: from the approach to the patient, to prevention, to conservative treatment in carious pathology. A review of the endodontics and pharmacotherapy are some of the available updates, which complete the comprehensive overview of the discipline, along with the new chapters on miofunctional therapy, on the dental treatment of snoring and nocturnal apnoea syndrome, on the treatment of patients with disabilities.
Atlases of cytology are an essential tool in small animal practice. Diagnostic cytology, which is used extensively in routine clinical practice, requires the most comprehensive cell identification possible. This is best achieved with the help of numerous images that reflect the most characteristic and distinguishing features of the different cytological patterns, and this book will therefore be of great use to the reader in the diagnostic process of many pathologies.
Dental care is essential to prevent dental and oral health problems in dogs. It is nowadays a routine procedure for most veterinary practices. However, some dental pathologies are sometimes really difficult to diagnose and treat. With almost 400 high-quality images, clear anatomical illustrations, and descriptions of numerous diagnostic tests, this atlas constitutes a reference handbook for a quick visual identification with a clear orientation towards a precise diagnosis and treatment. In short, this is an essential tool for a better understanding of dental pathologies in dogs.
This book aims at being a quick visual guide to abdominal ultrasound in small animals. Each chapter contains the technique and normal appearance, examples of variations from normal, and technique exercises where applicable. The digital version includes scanning technique videos.
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a very common disorder, affecting a large percentage of the population. Often undiagnosed, it increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, arterial hypertension, diabetes and other chronic medical conditions. Dentists with expertise in sleep medicine can easily identify signs and symptoms of OSA, facilitate referral, and provide effective treatments in collaboration with medical providers. This text aims to provide an overview of relevant topics to dentists who want to include sleep medicine in their clinical practice.
This new volume of the collection “Small animal surgery” is a selection of the main surgical procedures explained in the previous volumes. The greatest asset of this book is that it is based on high-quality videos, which accompany each of the surgical techniques. These are classified according to the degree of difficulty. This book is the result of the author’s thorough and careful work and is an essential resource both for veterinary professionals in practice and students of veterinary surgery.
Microsurgical Endodontics, a term coined by the author himself, is a branch of Endodontics that allows to save dental elements otherwise lost and intended to be replaced with implants. The study of it means adding precious information to your knowledge in endodontics. There are many indications of intervention, always linked to the failure of a previous treatment and may include solutions that, once put into practice, can resolve clinically complicated situations in a single session. The text presents a complete examination of the diagnostic approaches, of the clinical procedures, of the necessary tools and of the possible complications that Microsurgical Endodontics involves.
In this practical atlas, the description of the anatomy of the dog’s joints provided in the previous edition has been completed and complemented with new tools, 3D animations, and self-evaluation tests that will help readers acquire knowledge and form a better understanding of joint anatomy and function – elements of great importance for each dog’s physical health and well-being.
The increasing demand for complex rehabilitative dental treatments in the adult patient and in developmental age raises the need for multidisciplinary therapies. The book is intended to trace the orthodontic-periodontal relationships, analyzing how orthodontic procedures can enhance the periodontal treatment plan, increasing its predictability, integrating it, interacting in the surgical approach and, at the same time, how Periodontology increases the potential and predictability of orthodontic treatments, synergically completing them.
Written by one of the most eminent specialists in Spain, this book enables veterinary surgeons to further their knowledge in physiotherapy and veterinary rehabilitation, as well as to discover the possibilities offered by this discipline in the treatment of musculoskeletal and nervous pathologies in pets.
Dr. Joaquín J. Sopena has gathered together for that work a remarkable team of national and international specialists in skin surgery in small animals, presenting a versatile work on clinical cases. The book will be structured in a practical and applied manner, aiming at providing a detailed description of each case, including the surgical technique and many pictures and step-by-step series. More than 30 clinical cases on skin surgery will serve as a guide for every vet in practice confronted for the first time to similar cases. This publication will be a reference guide for those veterinary surgeons whose intention is to improve clinical management of big wounds requiring one or several surgeries.
This publication explains step by step how to approach and carry out caudal abdomen surgeries, by means of photos, diagrams and real clinical cases. Real clinical cases are described, showing the most appropriate surgical interventions for each of them.. Essential both for practicing professionals and students of veterinary surgery.
This is a pioneering book in veterinary medicine. The reader will be able to visualize what really is happening in a diseased heart. Through three-dimensional representation and augmented reality; every disorder can be seen, almost touching the 3D model above the book. The pathologies' changes in blood flow can be visualized, bringing the reader even closer to the pathophysiological reality. The text addresses the major points of pathophysiology and diagnostic keys for the most common diseases, and the illustrations and pictures are a bridge between the 3D models and the text. Thus, the book succeeds in joining diagnosis, particularly a test such as echocardiography, to understand the pathophysiology.
The growing concern of dog owners for their pet’s health results in a greater demand for information and explanations from their vet. This atlas aims to assist vets in this communication task since it shows a series of high-quality illustrations, which clinicians will be able to use to transmit their messages in the most effective way possible. Each of the illustrations is thought to help in the different fields and specialties of canine clinical medicine. That is why this atlas has been structured by systems and shows many of the most common diseases in dogs. The clarity and precision of the drawings thought to facilitate and reduce the time spent on explanations to the owner, turn this atlas into another useful clinical tool
The aim of this book is to focus on problems unique to the feline alimentary tract in comparison to dogs and to discuss them in detail, but also to highlight areas where knowledge is lacking or can only be derived from comparison with other companion animal species or humans. Instead of being a comprehensive work of “all things GI” in the cat, this book aims to shine a light on topics that are novel, such as the microbiome or probiotics, and might not have been covered by other standard textbooks. This book focuses on “a medic’s perspective” on feline alimentary tract health, which starts with considering differential diagnoses in a structured way based on the most common clinical signs.
The book deals with the reconstruction of posterior teeth with direct and indirect adhesive techniques and consist of two volumes. This text, the second reconstruction volume, deals with indirect techniques, defining the current indications but also describing the Morphology Driven Preparation Technique (MDPT), an innovative cavity design applicable to all types of conventional adhesively cemented restorations. An essential added value are all the procedures to treat sub-gingival lesions tackled with restorative methods integrated with surgical procedures related to caries, fractures, cervical root resorption.
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The immunologist and bestselling author Attilio Speciani dispels the clichés about so-called ‘food intolerances’ and guides the reader to a healthy and better relationship with food. Colitis, migraines, hormonal changes, arthritis, autoimmune diseases, imbalances of metabolism and many other disorders, from the most common to the most severe, are often related to diet. There is a close relationship between food and health, and when the natural and physiological relationship with food changes, due to food excesses or the repeated introduction of food, the organism generates measurable inflammatory signals that induce and maintain many conditions or diseases.
The head and neck addresses the diseases that affect the head and neck structured by anatomical location, and the surgical procedures that are usually used to solve them. The diseases and surgical techniques are described in detail and the information provided is accompanied by numerous high-quality images and illustrations. The book also includes QR codes linked to videos for further information and to aid in the understanding of the techniques.
In this book, the authors have tried to show, in a brief and practical manner, the basic principles and techniques that veterinary surgeons, nurses and students should know, master and improve to enhance the surgical care provided to their patients.The book features chapters about the different methods and techniques to control bacterial contamination and surgical infection, both in terms of the fight against microorganisms and the surgeons’ and assistants’ practices in the operating theatre.
Servet presents the third volume of the publication “Small animal surgery”, which describes the main surgical procedures on the cranial abdomen of the dog, cat and ferret. This work, which has been acclaimed by professionals, stands out for the excellence of its images and the step-by-step description of each surgical technique using real clinical cases.
This book deals with the main orthopaedic conditions of the stifle joint in dogs and cats, so veterinary surgeons can assess, diagnose and treat the disorders commonly seen in their practice. It is intended to help veterinary clinicians make a correct diagnosis and prognosis and establish the most appropriate drug or surgical treatment for each case. Orthopaedic pathologies of the stifle joint contains plenty of high-quality images and illustrations as well as links to videos through QR codes, which provide additional information and contribute to making the book even more practical.