The Gastrointestinal Tract - Small Animal Surgery - Veterinary book

The Gastrointestinal Tract. Clinical Cases. Small Animal Surgery

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This manual on surgery, gathering 30 clinical cases, provides the reader with a better understanding to perform surgeries in dogs and cats with gastrointestinal disorders. Both simple and complex cases are addressed, detailing patient’s history, physical examination, surgical preparation and technique, as well as additional considerations. It is the intention of the authors of this book to present a series of assorted surgical cases related to the digestive system. Surgical situations of dogs and cats with a more frequent presentation, but because of that none less challenging, will be included. Some less commonly presentations, with their own puzzling demands, will be also addressed.

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This new book on veterinary surgery focuses on the gastrointestinal tract and accessory organs of digestion in small animals. Its educational approach, through the description of 30 surgical cases, provides the reader with a better understanding when it comes to perform surgeries in dogs and cats with gastrointestinal disorders. Both simple cases and more complex ones are addressed, covering a wide range of situations that the veterinary surgeon may be faced with in the practice. For each case, the authors include the case history, the physical examination, the surgical preparation and technique, as well as additional considerations and tips when necessary.

Authors:

Rodolfo Brühl Day (coord.)

Dr Brühl Day (DVM) graduated from the Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina) in 1977, with honours (Magna cum Laude) and Gold Medal for best GPA. After a Residency in Small Animal Surgery in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (University of California, Davis) in 1984, he has become a Charter Diplomate in Small Animal Surgery from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (1998), specialist in University Teaching with orientation to Veterinary and Biological Sciences (2000), and a Diplomate of the Latin-American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (2002). He has taught in several universities throughout his extensive career (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Buenos Aires; University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, California, United States; and Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Saint Kitts, West Indies). Since 2008 he is Professor of Small Animal Surgery, Director of the Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Academic Program, and Staff Surgeon at the Small Animal Clinic in St. George’s University (School of Veterinary Medicine, Grenada, West Indies). Dr Brühl Day has been awarded with many scholarships, awards and distinctions and has contributed in a number of publications in books, journals and handouts. He has also participated in courses, seminars and taken several CE courses throughout his career. Since 1995 he is a member of the Editorial Board of the scientific section Selecciones Veterinarias of Editorial Intermédica, Buenos Aires.

María Elena Martínez

Dr Martínez (DVM) graduated from the Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina) in 1991. As a specialist in Small Animals Surgery and Anaesthesiology, she has been tutoring and teaching in the University of Buenos Aires from 1998 to 2006. In 2002, she became a Diplomate in Small Animal Surgery and is currently Head of the Surgery Service in the course on Veterinary Neurology. She has gained experience in several countries like United States (Missouri University), Brasil (Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina), and Colombia (Fundación Universitaria San Martín). She is a member of Neurolatinvet and a founding member of Neurovet-Argentina (Argentinean Association of Veterinary Neurologists).

Pablo Meyer

Dr Pablo Meyer (DVM) graduated from the Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina) in 1986. Since 2003, he is a Diplomate in Small Animal Surgery, and lecturer on skin surgery and reconstruction in the specialisation course on Surgery in small animals. He is also a surgeon of the Surgery Service of the Teaching Hospital of the Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias of the University of Buenos Aires (HEMV-UBA), and lecturer at the Service of Oncology. Author of various works in this field, he has participated in several conferences and contributed in specialised journals focusing in surgery and oncology.

Table of Contents:

1. Cases involving the oral cavity and pharynx

      Lip neoplasia

      Zygomatic gland mucocoele

      Linear foreign body entrapped under the tongue in a cat

      Severe facial trauma

      Cricopharyngeal achalasia

      Glossectomy

      Transverse glossectomy

      Wedge glossectomy

2. Cases involving the thoracic oesophagus

      Oesophageal foreign body in a dog

      Linear foreign body in a cat

      Combined technique for removal of a foreign body

      Megaoesophagus

      Hiatal hernia

3. Cases involving the digestive organs in the abdomen

      Stomach foreign body

      Canine acute gastric dilatation-volvulus

      Y-U pyloroplasty

      Chemical peritonitis due to traumatic rupture of the pancreas

      Mesenteric torsion

      Duodenal foreign body

      Extrahepatic shunt

      Multiple extrahepatic shunts and intrahepatic shunt

      Biliary peritonitis associated with extrahepatic biliary rupture

      Biliary mucocoele

      Rupture of the gallbladder

      Gallbladder lithiasis

      Caecal neoplasia

      Splenic torsion

4. Techniques applied in gastrointestinal disorders

      Mouth examination

      Oesophagostomy tube placement for feeding (E-tube)

      Jejunostomy tube placement for feeding (J-tube)

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Author
José Rodríguez
María Elena Martínez
Pablo Meyer
Rodolfo Brühl Day
Page count
208
Trim size
23 x 29.7 cm
Pub date
2015
Product type
Hardcover
Number of images
480

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The Gastrointestinal Tract. Clinical Cases. Small Animal Surgery

This manual on surgery, gathering 30 clinical cases, provides the reader with a better understanding to perform surgeries in dogs and cats with gastrointestinal disorders. Both simple and complex cases are addressed, detailing patient’s history, physical examination, surgical preparation and technique, as well as additional considerations. It is the intention of the authors of this book to present a series of assorted surgical cases related to the digestive system. Surgical situations of dogs and cats with a more frequent presentation, but because of that none less challenging, will be included. Some less commonly presentations, with their own puzzling demands, will be also addressed.

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