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Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery

  • ID: 4290540
  • Book
  • 296 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery

Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery offers state–of–the–art, detailed guidance on performing neurosurgical techniques in dogs and cats. Well illustrated throughout, the book provides comprehensive information on neurosurgical techniques both basic and advanced. Taking a complete approach to veterinary neurosurgery, from indications and surgical anatomy to procedures and post–operative care, Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery is an up–to–date, complete reference for the veterinary neurosurgeon.

Each procedure chapter discusses indications and surgical anatomy, with the heart of the chapter devoted to describing the technique. Chapters also cover diagnostic evaluations, surgical planning, instrumentation, and post–operative care. A companion website provides video clips of many procedures. Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery is an essential resource for anyone performing neurosurgical procedures.

Key features

Presents an up–to–date, detailed reference on veterinary neurosurgery techniques, covering skills ranging from basic to advanced
Provides guidance on why, when, and how to perform neurosurgical procedures Includes information on diagnostic evaluation, surgical planning, and instrumentation as well as step–by–step descriptions of specific procedures
Copublished with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Offers video clips on a companion website

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ACVS Foreword

ACVIM Foreword

About the Companion Website

Section I Diagnostics and Planning

1 Neurosurgical InstrumentationMichelle Oblak and Brigitte A. Brisson

2 Orthopedic Implants in NeurosurgeryNoel M.M. Moens

3 Minimum Database for Intracranial SurgeryTheresa E. Pancotto

4 Advanced Imaging: Intracranial SurgerySimon Platt and J. Fraser McConnell

5 Cisternal Cerebrospinal Fluid TapsNora Ortinau

6 Minimum Database: Spinal SurgeryLuis Gaitero and Brigitte A. Brisson

7 Advanced Imaging: Spinal SurgeryStephanie Nykamp

8 Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid TapsLuis Gaitero

9 Muscle and Nerve BiopsyMichaela Beasley

Section II Intracranial Procedures

10 Transfrontal CraniotomyAne Uriarte and Rodolfo Cappello

11 Lateral (Rostrotentorial) Craniotomy/CraniectomyAndy Shores

12 Suboccipital Craniectomy/Foramen Magnum DecompressionErin Y. Akin and Andy Shores

13 Surgical Treatment of Skull TumorsMichelle Oblak and Andy Shores

14 Shunt Placement and Marsupialization in Treatment of Hydrocephalus and Quadrigeminal DiverticulaWilliam Thomas and Jill Narak

Section III Spinal Procedures

15 Atlantoaxial SubluxationFred Winneger

16 Dorsal Cervical Decompression (Laminectomy/Hemilaminectomy and Laminotomy)James M. Fingeroth

17 Ventral SlotRonaldo C. da Costa

18 Lateral Cervical ApproachAmy Fauber and Robert Bergman

19 Cervical Distraction and StabilizationBianca Hettlich

20 Thoracolumbar HemilaminectomyAndy Shores

21 Intervertebral Disc FenestrationBrigitte A. Brisson

22 Thoracolumbar Lateral CorpectomyPierre Moissonnier

23 Pediculectomy/Mini–HemilaminectomyBrigitte A. Brisson

24 Dorsal Laminectomy in the Thoracolumbar RegionCory Fisher and Andy Shores

25 Vertebral Fracture and Luxation RepairBianca Hettlich

26 Lumbosacral Decompression and ForaminotomyTrevor Bebchuck

27 Surgical Management of Spinal NeoplasiaMark S. Levy

Section IV Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation

28 Guidelines for Postoperative Medical Care of the Neurosurgical PatientDebbie Reynolds and Brigitte A. Brisson

29 Physical Rehabilitation of the Neurosurgical PatientMaría Pérez Hernández and Ruby Lynn Carter


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