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Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery. 4th Edition

  • ID: 4451615
  • Book
  • April 2018
  • 880 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A one–stop reference for the surgical treatment of wounds in small animal patients

Wound management and reconstructive surgery are among the most challenging and innovative subspecialties of veterinary surgery for the management of traumatic injuries and neoplastic conditions commonly encountered in small animals. Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition presents detailed procedures for surgical reconstruction and essential information on the principles of wound healing and wound management for dogs and cats. Coverage encompasses the pathophysiology and management of the wide variety of wounds encountered in small animal practice and the most current reconstructive techniques for closing the most challenging defects.

This updated edition is presented with additional full color images and now includes color in each illustration, to enhance the reader s understanding of each subject and successful execution of the surgical techniques covered. It imparts new and updated information on a wide variety of topics, including skin and muscle flap techniques, skin fold disorders, facial and nasal reconstructive surgery, foot pad surgery, and urogenital reconstructive surgery, and includes a new chapter on reconstructive surgery of the pinna.

  • Provides a key reference for general practitioners, surgeons, surgical residents, veterinary students, and small animal technicians in a single source
  • Discusses current and new wound management and reconstructive surgical techniques for all body regions, including the face, ear, mouth, eye, nose, trunk, external genitalia, and foot
  • Contains 35 brand–new color plate illustrations, updated and enhanced color plate illustrations, and additional clinical photographs throughout
  • Features a new chapter dedicated to the surgical management of pinnal injuries and disorders, including new reconstructive surgical options developed by the author
  • Includes information boxes to emphasize important points and the author s personal observations, drawing on more than forty years of surgical experience

Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition is a valuable one–stop reference for veterinary surgeons, residents, and small animal practitioners.

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1. The Skin

2. Basic Principles of Wound Healing

3. Basic Principles of Wound Management

4. Topical Wound Care Products and Their Use

5. Dressings, Bandages, External Support, and Protective Devices

6. Common Complications in Wound Healing

7. Management of Specific Wounds

8. Regional Considerations

9. Tension–Relieving Techniques

10. Skin–Stretching Techniques

11. Local Flaps

12. Distant Flap Techniques

13. Axial Pattern Skin Flaps

14. Free Grafts

15. Facial Reconstruction

16. Myocutaneous Flaps and Muscle Flaps

17. Oral Reconstructive Surgical Techniques

18. Foot Pad Reconstruction

19. Major Eyelid Reconstruction

20. Nasal Reconstruction Techniques

21. Cosmetic Closure Techniques

22. Preputial Reconstructive Surgery

23. Pinnal Reconstructive Surgery

24. Miscellaneous Reconstructive Surgical Techniques


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Michael M. Pavletic
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