Advances in Equine Laparoscopy (AVS Advances in Veterinary Surgery)

Advances in Equine Laparoscopy (AVS Advances in Veterinary Surgery)

By: Claude A. Ragle (editor)Hardback

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Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation and Wiley-Blackwell, Advances in Equine Laparoscopy presents a state-of-the-art reference on laparoscopic skills and procedures in the horse. Chapters are written by the leading experts in the field, and each section includes a practical review of the published literature. Encompassing instrumentation, basic principles, and specific techniques, Advances in Equine Laparoscopy offers an up-to-date, reliable resource for comprehensive information about equine laparoscopy. This current, well-referenced text begins with a section on the fundamentals of laparoscopy, then moves into sections on the clinical application of laparoscopic techniques in the standing or recumbent horse. A companion website offers eight video clips demonstrating selected procedures at Advances in Equine Laparoscopy is an invaluable guide for equine surgical specialists and equine clinicians interested in laparoscopic techniques.

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Claude A. Ragle, DVM, DACVS, DABVP (Equine) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.


Contributors ix Foreword xi John P. Walmsley Foreword xv Mark D. Markel, Chair of the Board of Trustees ACVS Foundation Preface xvii Acknowledgment xix Section I Laparoscopic Skills and Instrumentation 3 1 Foundations of Laparoscopy 5 John P. Caron 2 Fundamental Laparoscopic Skills 13 Claude A. Ragle and Boel A. Fransson 3 Suturing and Knot-Tying Techniques 21 Fabrice Rossignol and Josef Boening 4 Fundamentals of Energy Sources 35 Scott E. Palmer 5 Reusable Equipment 41 Christopher J. Chamness 6 Disposable Equipment 57 John C. Huhn Section II Laparoscopy in the Standing Horse 69 7 Sedation and Analgesia in the Standing Horse 71 Tamara Grubb 8 Diagnostic Techniques 83 Dean A. Hendrickson 9 Evaluation of Horses with Signs of Acute and Chronic Abdominal Pain 93 Andreas Klohnen 10 Closure of the Nephrosplenic Space 119 Michael Roecken 11 Adhesiolysis 129 Dean A. Hendrickson and Kayla Cochran 12 Mesenteric Rent Repair 135 Dean A. Hendrickson 13 Cryptorchidectomy 139 Dwayne H. Rodgerson 14 Peritoneal Flap Hernioplasty Technique for Preventing the Recurrence of Acquired Strangulating Inguinal Herniation in the Stallion 149 Hans Wilderjans 15 Inguinal Hernioplasty Using Cyanoacrylate 161 Fabrice Rossignol, Celine Mespoulhes-Riviere, and Josef Boening 16 Intersex Gonadectomy 167 Donna L. Shettko and Dean A. Hendrickson 17 Bilateral Ovariectomy in the Mare 177 Claude A. Ragle 18 Ovariectomy for the Removal of Large Pathologic Ovaries in Mares 189 Hans Wilderjans 19 Imbrication of the Mesometrium to Restore Normal, Horizontal Orientation of the Uterus in the Mare 203 Palle Brink, Jim Schumacher, and John Schumacher 20 Nephrectomy 211 Michael Roecken 21 Repair of the Ruptured Equine Bladder 221 Dean A. Hendrickson and Monika Lee 22 Equine Thoracoscopy 229 John Peroni Section III Laparoscopy in the Recumbent Horse 239 23 General Anesthesia in the Recumbent Horse 241 Tamara Grubb 24 Colopexy 253 David G. Wilson 25 Mesh Incisional Hernioplasty 257 John P. Caron 26 Cryptorchidectomy 267 John P. Caron 27 Inguinal Hernioplasty 277 Fabrice Rossignol and Josef Boening 28 Inguinal Herniorrhaphy in the Foal 287 John P. Caron 29 Ovariectomy in the Mare 295 Ted Fischer 30 Ovariohysterectomy in the Mare 301 Claude A. Ragle 31 Laparoscopic- and Endoscopic-Assisted Removal of Cystic Calculi 311 Michael Roecken 32 Splenectomy 323 Ceri Sherlock and John Peroni 33 Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy 329 Dwayne H. Rodgerson Index 335 This book is accompanied by a companion website: The website includes: Video clips demonstrating selected techniques

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/12/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780470958773
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780470958773
  • weight: 1010
  • ISBN10: 0470958774

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