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From basic procedures like spays, castrations, and declaws to advanced surgeries like craniotomy, vertal slots, and lung lobectomy, Fossums Small Animal Surgery, 5th Edition is the go-to, full-color guide for everything that general veterinarians and vet students need to know about both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Five editors bring their expert perspective as they discuss the latest advances in key areas such as imaging modalities, regenerative medicine, minimally invasive surgery, and neurology. With each book adoption, youll also have access to the Expert Consult website, which includes a fully searchable version of the book plus step-by-step video clips and animations of surgical procedures, aftercare instruction handouts, case presentations, references linked to full text articles on PubMed, and an extensive image collection. There is no better resource to keep you up to date on the latest advances and techniques in small animal surgery!

Theresa Fossum

Theresa (Terry) W. Fossum is the Vice President for Research and Strategic Initiatives and a Professor of Veterinary Surgery at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. She was appointed as a special assistant to the Secretary of Energy in October 2017 to assist the Department of Energy in developing its STEM and Workforce Initiatives. Dr. Fossum graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. After completing an internship at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital the following year, she went on to do a surgery residency and Master’s degree at the Ohio State University. She received board certification in Surgery (ACVS) in 1987 and joined the faculty at Texas A&M University (TAMU) later that year, where she eventually held an Endowed Chair in Veterinary Surgery. In 1992, she completed a PhD in Veterinary Microbiology. Dr. Fossum is a world renowned veterinary surgeon and was the founder and served as the Clinical Director of the Michael E. DeBakey Institute at TAMU. She has presented thousands of hours of continuing education in the US and worldwide and in 2007 was named “Continuing Education Presenter of the Year” at the Western Veterinary Conference. Additionally, she has mentored numerous surgery residents and graduate students throughout her career. Dr. Fossum is a previous recipient of the Wiley Distinguished Professor of Veterinary Medicine Award and the Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teacher Award at Texas A&M University. Dr. Fossum has authored or co-authored over 100 manuscripts in refereed journals. In 2004, she received the Texas Society for Biomedical Research Award in recognition and appreciation for her many years of dedicated service to the science, research and medical communities in the State of Texas. She is a Distinguished Alumnus at The Ohio State University and received the Texas A&M University System “Innovator of the Year Award”. She currently serves on the Board of Directors at WVC and is a Trustee of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Part 1: General Surgical Principles

1. Principles of Surgical Asepsis

2. Care and Handling of Surgical Equipment and Supplies

3. Surgical Facilities and Maintenance of the Surgical Environment

4. Preoperative and Intraoperative Care of the Surgical Patient

5. Preparation of the Operative Site

6. Preparation of the Surgical Team

7. Surgical Instrumentation

8. Biomaterials, Suturing and Suture Patterns

9. Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Selection

10. Nutritional Management of the Surgical Patient

11. Fundamentals of Physical Rehabilitation

12. Principles of Anesthesia and Anesthetics

13. Pain Management and Acupuncture

14. Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Regenerative Medicine

Part II: Soft Tissue Surgery

15. Surgery of the Integumentary System

16. Surgery of the Eye

17. Surgery of the Ear

18. Surgery of the Digestive System

19. Surgery of the Liver

20. Surgery of the Extrahepatic Biliary System

21. Surgery of the Endocrine System

22. Surgery of the Hemolymphatic System

23. Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter

24. Surgery of the Bladder

and Urethra

25. Surgery of the Reproductive and Genital Systems

26. Surgery of the Cardiovascular System

27. Surgery of the Upper Respiratory System

28. Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Lungs and Thoracic Wall

29. Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Pleural Cavity and Diaphragm

Part III: Orthopedics

30. Fundamentals of Orthopedic Surgery and Fracture Management

31. Management of Specific Fractures

32. Diseases of the Joints

33. Management of Muscle and Tendon Injury or Disease

34. Other Diseases of Bones and Joints

Part IV: Neurosurgery

35. Neurodiagnostic Overview for the Small Animal Surgeon

36. Neurologic Examination and Relevant Neuroanatomy

37. Surgery of the Brain

38. Surgery of the Cervical Spine

39. Surgery of the Thoracolumbar Spine

40. Surgery of the Cauda Equina

41. Nonsurgical Disorders of the Brain and Spine

42. Peripheral Nervous System Disorders

  • Autor/es Theresa Welch Fossum
  • Fecha de edición enero 2018
  • Nº Páginas 1640
  • Encuadernación Tapa dura
  • Tamaño 21'5 X 27'5
  • Idioma Inglés

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