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Veterinary sutures handbook (expanded edition)

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This edition of the Veterinary suture handbook expands the contents of the previous edition with updated and more practical information. It includes basic aspects such as the different types of sutures, their characteristics and those of the instruments used, and the latest and most innovative materials. It also provides detailed descriptions of their use and advice on how to apply them to ensure the best results. In addition, the authors give greater relevance to the suturing of the different organs according to their characteristics and to new techniques, and a whole chapter is dedicated to eye surgery.

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This edition of the Veterinary suture handbook expands the contents of the previous edition with updated and more practical information. It includes basic aspects such as the different types of sutures,

their characteristics and those of the instruments used, and the latest and most innovative materials. It also provides detailed descriptions of their use and advice on how to apply them to ensure the best

results. In addition, the authors give greater relevance to the suturing of the different organs according to their characteristics and to new techniques, and a whole chapter is dedicated to eye surgery.

KEY FEATURES:

➜ Updated and practical information with detailed descriptions.

➜ Information about latest and most innovative materials.

➜ Practical tips to suture the different tissues.

➜ Information about laparoscopic sutures included.

Authors

JOSÉ MARÍA CARBONELL TATAY

Graduate in veterinary medicine from the University of Córdoba (Spain). In 1989 he founded the Taibaira small animal veterinary hospital in Teulada–Moraira (Alicante), which he still manages and where he is currently Head of General Surgery and Orthopaedics and Traumatology. He is also co-owner of the La Nao de Jávea veterinary practice in Alicante (Spain).

JULIÁN RODRÍGUEZ FERNÁNDEZ

Graduate in veterinary medicine from the University of Zaragoza (Spain). He co-owns and works as a small animal veterinary surgeon at the La Nao and Ambra veterinary clinics in the Spanish towns of Jávea and Pego, respectively.

Table of contents

1. Sutures

     Definition

     Classification of suture materials

     Advantages and disadvantages of each suture material

2. Basic suture instruments

     Needle holders

     Dissecting forceps

3. Suture threads

     Characteristics

     Description of the most common suture threads

4. Surgical needles

     Key design elements for surgical needles

     Surgical needle selection criteria

     Parts of the needle

5. Key tips for successful sutures

6. Tissue repair

     Wound suturing

     Wound classification

     Basic tips for wound closure

     Vascular clips and ligatures

7. Surgical knots

     The human factor in surgical knot security

     Surgical knot tying techniques

8. Sutures in different tissues

     Skin

     Subcutaneous tissue

     Fascial and aponeurotic tissues

     Muscle tissues

     Gastrointestinal tract

     Blood vessels

     Nerves

     Tendons

     The urinary tract

     Parenchymal organs

     Other sutures

9. Sutures in ophthalmology

     The appendages of the eye

     The eyeball

     Adhesives in ophthalmology

10. Mechanical sutures

     Classification and description

11. Sutures in laparoscopic surgery

     Manual suturing

     Suturing procedure

12. Tissue adhesives

     Cyanoacrylate-based tissue adhesives

     Biological adhesives or fibrin sealants

13. Regulatory control of suture characteristics

14. Sterile suture materials: manufacturing processes and current legislation

15. References

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Author
José María Carbonell Tatay
Julián Rodríguez Fernández
Page count
216
Trim size
17 x 24 cm
Pub date
2018
Product type
Hardcover
Number of images
170

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Veterinary sutures handbook (expanded edition)

This edition of the Veterinary suture handbook expands the contents of the previous edition with updated and more practical information. It includes basic aspects such as the different types of sutures, their characteristics and those of the instruments used, and the latest and most innovative materials. It also provides detailed descriptions of their use and advice on how to apply them to ensure the best results. In addition, the authors give greater relevance to the suturing of the different organs according to their characteristics and to new techniques, and a whole chapter is dedicated to eye surgery.

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