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The Equine Acute Abdomen. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 4226301
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  • 904 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Written and edited by leading experts on equine digestive diseases, The Equine Acute Abdomen, Third Edition, is the preeminent text on diagnosing and treating acute abdominal diseases in horses, donkeys, and mules. It provides the critical information practitioners need to effectively diagnose and treat any disease of the stomach, intestines, peritoneum, liver, and abdominal wall in horses.

The Equine Acute Abdomen, Third Edition, features contributions from 39 internationally recognized experts in their fields. It covers all clinical aspects of acute equine abdominal disorders for clinicians and veterinary students. The all–inclusive text features normal anatomy, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment planning, medical and surgical treatments, postoperative care, complications, and critical care. Topics covered in detail include physiology, pathophysiology, intestinal motility, gastric ulcers, intestinal parasitism, epidemiology, prognosis, decision for surgery, shock and fluid therapy, abdominal imaging, pain management, nutritional management, anesthesia, intestinal viability, colitis, microbiome, biosecurity, gastrointestinal diseases in foals, laminitis, abdominal trauma, and details on specific diseases.

The definitive guide to acute abdominal disorders in equine patients, fully updated and revised to reflect the latest developments in the field
Lavishly illustrated with more than 450 color illustrations, photographs, line drawings, and figures
Features video clips and images from the book, available to download on a companion website
Provides an invaluable resource to equine surgery and internal medicine specialists, researchers, practitioners, and students who deal with colic

Companion website

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Editors viii

List of Contributors ix

Preface and Dedication xiii

About the Companion Website xiv

Part I Normal Anatomy and Physiology 1

1 Gross and Microscopic Anatomy of the Equine Gastrointestinal Tract 3Thomas M. Krunkosky, Carla L. Jarrett, and James N. Moore

2 Intestinal Epithelial Stem Cells 19Liara M. Gonzalez

3 Gastric Secretory Function 24Michael J. Murray

4 Small Intestinal Function 27Anthony T. Blikslager

5 Large Intestine Function 41Marco A. F. Lopes and Philip J. Johnson

6 Liver Function 55Tim S. Mair

7 The Equine Intestinal Microbiota 58J. Scott Weese

8 Effects of Feeding on Equine Gastrointestinal Function or Physiology 66Marco A. F. Lopes and Philip J. Johnson

9 Intestinal Motility and Transit 78Jorge E. Nieto and Peter C. Rakestraw

Part II Pathophysiology of Gastrointestinal Diseases 97

10 Pathophysiology of Gastric Ulcer Disease 99Michael J. Murray

11 Pathophysiology of Gastrointestinal Obstruction and Strangulation 102Anthony T. Blikslager

12 Pathophysiology of Pain 119Casper Lindegaard, Karina B. Gleerup, and Pia Haubro Andersen

13 Pathophysiology and Treatment of Postoperative Ileus 140Jorge E. Nieto and Peter C. Rakestraw

14 Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Adhesions 153P. O. Eric Mueller

15 Pathophysiology of Enteritis and Colitis 166Harold C. McKenzie III

16 Pathophysiology of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome 183Clare E. Bryant and James N. Moore

Part III Intestinal Parasitism 193

17 Intestinal Parasitism 195Christopher J. Proudman

Part IV Epidemiology of Colic 205

18 Epidemiology of Colic: Principles for Practice 207Noah D. Cohen

19 Epidemiology of Colic: Risk Factors 215Noah D. Cohen

Part V Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Disease 221

20 Diagnostic Approach to Colic 223Anne Desrochers and Nathaniel A. White II

21 Investigations of Chronic and Recurrent Colic 263Nathaniel A. White II

22 Alternative Diagnostic Techniques 266Nathaniel A. White II and Anne Desrochers

23 Imaging of the Abdomen 271Anne Desrochers

24 Decision for Surgery and Referral 285Nathaniel A. White II

25 Prognosticating Equine Colic 289Nathaniel A. White II

26 Biosecurity in the Management of Equine Gastrointestinal Disease 301Harold C. McKenzie III

Part VI Medical Management 311

27 Medical Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases 313Tim S. Mair

28 Treatment of Shock 331Kevin Corley

29 Diagnosis and Treatment of Peritonitis and Hemoperitoneum 361John F. Peroni

30 Diagnosis of Enteritis and Colitis in the Horse 376Harold C. McKenzie III

Part VII Colic in the Foal 411

31 Diagnosis of Colic in the Foal 413Martin Furr

32 Imaging of the Foal with Colic and Abdominal Distention 418Martin Furr

33 Medical Management of Colic in the Foal 422Martin Furr

34 Surgical Management of Colic in the Foal 426Sarah M. Khatibzadeh and James A. Brown

35 Anesthesia of Foals with Colic 437Cynthia M. Trim

36 Specific Diseases of the Foal 452Martin Furr

37 Liver Diseases in Foals 459Tim S. Mair and Thomas J. Divers

Part VIII Colic in the Donkey 469

38 Colic in the Donkey 471Alexandra K. Thiemann, Karen J. Rickards, Mulugeta Getachew, and Georgios Paraschou

Part IX Nutritional Management 489

39 Nutritional Management of the Colic Patient 491Shannon E. Pratt ]Phillips and Raymond J. Geor

Part X Anesthesia for Abdominal Surgery 509

40 Anesthesia for Horses with Colic 511Cynthia M. Trim

Part XI Surgery for Acute Abdominal Disease 539

41 Preparation of the Patient for Abdominal Surgery 541Anna K. Rötting

42 Surgical Exploration and Manipulation 549Anna K. Rötting

43 Intestinal Viability 570Liara M. Gonzalez

44 Small Intestinal Resection and Anastomosis 581Anna K. Rötting

45 Large Colon Enterotomy, Resection, and Anastomosis 597Joanne Hardy

46 Abdominal Closure 604Vanessa L. Cook

Part XII Intensive Care and Postoperative Care 611

47 Monitoring Treatment for Abdominal Disease 613Tim S. Mair

48 Postoperative Complications 624Diana M. Hassel

49 Laminitis Associated with Acute Abdominal Disease 639James K. Belknap and Andrew H. Parks

Part XIII Specific Diseases of Horses 663

50 Diseases of the Stomach 665Michael J. Murray

51 Diseases of the Liver and Liver Failure 673Tim S. Mair and Thomas J. Divers

52 Diseases of the Small Intestine 704Debra C. Archer

53 Diseases of the Cecum 737James N. Moore and Joanne Hardy

54 Specific Diseases of the Ascending Colon 748Joanne Hardy

55 Diseases of the Descending Colon 775John F. Peroni

56 Equine Grass Sickness 783Tim S. Mair

57 Rectal Tears 790Canaan M. Whitfield ]Cargile and Peter C. Rakestraw

58 Malabsorption Syndromes 804Tim S. Mair and Thomas J. Divers

59 Colic and Pregnant Mares 819Elizabeth M. Santschi

60 Colic from Alternative Systems: False Colics 831Tim S. Mair

61 Abdominal Trauma 843John F. Peroni

62 Abdominal Abscesses and Neoplasia 848Jan F. Hawkins

Index 855

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Anthony T. Blikslager
Nathaniel A. White II
James N. Moore
Tim S. Mair
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