The first text to specifically address joint disease in the horse! Written by 29 pioneers in the field, the book presents the latest information on basic joint pathobiology and translates these findings into practice-applicable guidance. Clinical studies,methods of diagnosis, rationales for treatment, and critical evaluations of treatment are presented to help readers make the best management choices for each patient. This book offers the ideal combination of solid scientific grounding and up-to-date clinical detail.
Section I: General Principles of Joint Pathobiology 1. General Anatomy and Physiology of Joints 2. Biomechanics 3. Traumatic Arthritis and Post-traumatic Osteoarthritis 4. Pathologic Manifestations of Joint Disease 5. Osteochondritis Dissecans 6. Subchondral Cystic Lesions 7. Infective (septic) Arthritis 8. Effect of Loading/Exercise on Articular Tissues Section II: General Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment 9. Principles of Diagnosis 10. Synovial fluid and serum biomarkers Section III: Principles of Therapy of Traumatic Arthritis and Osteoarthritis 11. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs 12. Intraarticular Corticosteroids 13. Hyaluronan 14. Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (Adequan(R)) 15. Potential Use of Pentosan Polysulfate for the Treatment of Equine Joint Disease 16. Biological Therapies 17. Stem Cells 18. Rehabilitation 19. Use of oral joint supplements in equine joint disease Section IV: Specifics of Anatomy, Clinical Diagnosis, Imaging Diagnosis and Treatment by Region 20. Distal limb 21. Fetlock 22. Carpus 23. Elbow and Shoulder 24. Tarsus 25. Stifle 26. Hip Section V: New Frontiers 27. Arthritis Research, Some Present and Future Direction in Joint Disease
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