Oncology in Senior Animals with Clinical Cases
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Oncology in Senior Animals with Clinical Cases

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The book Oncology in senior animals shows the neoplasms most commonly diagnosed in animals in the senior age range and describes their most common clinical signs, diagnostic approach, prognosis and treatment. It includes clinical cases.

Juan Carlos Cartagena Albertus

Juan Carlos Cartagena Albertus graduated from the University of Zaragoza in 1987. He is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), holds a Master of Science (MSc), is certified in oncology and soft tissue surgery with the Spanish Small Animal Veterinary Association (AVEPA), holds a University Master in Veterinary Practice & Therapeutic Investigation, a General Practitioner Certificate (GP Cert.) in Ophthalmology, a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (PgC Cert. AVP) from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and earned recognition as a university specialist in endoscopy and minimally invasive surgery from the University of Extremadura (Spain). He is also a member of the European Society of Veterinary Oncology (ESVONC) and the AVEPA Oncology and Soft Tissue Surgery working groups.

He works at Broadway Veterinary Hospital in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (UK).

Adrián Romairone Duarte

Adrián Romairone Duarte graduated in veterinary medicine in 1987 from the General Pico Faculty of Veterinary Sciences at the National University of La Pampa in Argentina. His degree was recognized as equivalent to the Spanish Degree in Veterinary Medicine by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Sciences in 1990. He holds a diploma in advanced studies from the University of León (2007) and obtained his PhD from the same university in 2016.

He has worked as a clinical veterinary surgeon since 1987. He is the owner of Centro de Diagnóstico Veterinario, a clinic that specialises in the diagnosis of pets and birds of prey. He is also the owner and editor of the website www.diagnosticoveterinario.com.

His areas of interest include clinical oncology, diagnostic cytology, oncologic, trauma, and soft tissue surgery, and medical and surgical pathology applied to birds of prey in the wild and captivity (e.g., birds of falconry).

He is particularly interested in necropsy as a tool for diagnosing common diseases in birds of prey and in forensic investigations of anthropogenic causes of death in these animals.

1. General aspects of senior oncology

General aspects of senior oncology

Oncology in senior animals

Introduction

What are the clinical effects of age?

Are senior patients more likely to get cancer because of their age?

Treating the senior patient

The oncology visit

Paraneoplastic syndromes

Introduction

Causes and origin of paraneoplastic syndromes

Paraneoplastic syndromes and early diagnosis in oncology

Paraneoplastic syndromes by body system

Miscellaneous manifestations

2. Most common neoplasms in senior oncology

Cutaneous tumours

Introduction

Prevalence of cutaneous tumours

Aetiology

Assessing a cutaneous tumour

Cytology

Biopsy

Staging

Most common cutaneous tumours

Squamous cell carcinoma

Mast cell tumour

Cutaneous melanoma

Cutaneous lymphoma

Histiocytoma

Cutaneous plasmacytoma

Fibrovascular papillomas

Basal cell carcinoma

Hepatoid adenoma

Injection-site sarcoma

Digestive tumours in senior patients

Oral tumours

Introduction

Classification

Oral melanoma

Squamous cell carcinoma

Fibrosarcoma

Epulides

Gastrointestinal tumours

General clinical signs

Gastrointestinal tumours in dogs

Gastrointestinal tumours in cats

Eyelid and orbital tumours

Introduction

Nuclear sclerosis

Iris atrophy

Eyelid tumours in senior dogs and cats

Meibomian gland adenomas and adenocarcinomas

Melanomas

Histiocytomas

Mast cell tumours

Hidrocystoma

Peripheral nerve sheath tumours

Squamous cell carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma

Fibrosarcomas

Orbital tumours in senior dogs and cats

Introduction to orbital disorders

Introduction to orbital tumours

Orbital tumours in cats

Musculoskeletal tumours in senior patients

Osteosarcoma

Tumour presentation and behaviour

Clinical signs

Aetiology

Diagnosis

Treatment

Clinical course and prognosis in canine and feline osteosarcoma

Soft tissue sarcomas

Introduction

Injection-site sarcoma in cats

Haemolymphatic system tumours in senior patients

Introduction

Canine lymphoma

Introduction

Epidemiology

Clinical presentation

Diagnosis

Treatment

Leukaemia

Classification

Malignant lymphoproliferative disorders

Myeloproliferative diseases

Myelodysplastic syndromes

How to identify leukaemia

Treating leukaemia

Feline leukaemia

3. Common clinical cases in senior oncology

Common clinical cases in senior oncology

Anaemia due to hyperoestrogenism caused by a tumour

Clinical history

Clinical examination

Diagnostic tests

Treatment

Theoretical aspects

Squamous cell carcinoma in senior cats

Introduction

Clinical examination

Diagnostic tests and definitive diagnosis

Medical and surgical treatment

Clinical course

Theoretical aspects

Vaginal polyps in senior patients

Introduction

Clinical history

Clinical examination

Diagnostic tests

Treatment options

Theoretical aspects

Oral canine melanoma

Clinical history

Surgical treatment

Immunotherapy

Eyelid mast cell tumour in a cat

Clinical history

Clinical examination

Diagnostic tests

Diagnosis

Treatment

Clinical course

Theoretical aspects

Nasal lymphoma in a cat

Clinical history

Clinical examination

Diagnostic tests

Diagnosis

Treatment

Prognosis

Theoretical aspects

Mediastinal lymphoma in a cat

Clinical history

Clinical examination

Diagnostic tests

Treatment

Theoretical aspects

References

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  • Idioma Inglés
  • Año de edición 2019
  • Nº Páginas 160
  • Encuadernación Tapa dura
  • Tamaño 22 X 28
  • Autor/es Adrián Romairone Duarte, Juan Carlos Cartagena Albertus

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