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Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery

Andy Shores (Editor), Brigitte A. Brisson (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-43328-7
296 pages
October 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery offers state-of-the-art, detailed guidance on performing neurosurgical techniques in dogs and cats, from indications and surgical anatomy to procedures and post-operative care.

  • 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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Table of Contents

Contributors

ACVS Foreword

ACVIM Foreword

About the Companion Website

Section I Diagnostics and Planning

1 Neurosurgical Instrumentation
Michelle Oblak and Brigitte A. Brisson

2 Orthopedic Implants in Neurosurgery
Noel M.M. Moens

3 Minimum Database for Intracranial Surgery
Theresa E. Pancotto

4 Advanced Imaging: Intracranial Surgery
Simon Platt and J. Fraser McConnell

5 Cisternal Cerebrospinal Fluid Taps
Nora Ortinau

6 Minimum Database: Spinal Surgery
Luis Gaitero and Brigitte A. Brisson

7 Advanced Imaging: Spinal Surgery
Stephanie Nykamp

8 Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid Taps
Luis Gaitero

9 Muscle and Nerve Biopsy
Michaela Beasley

Section II Intracranial Procedures

10 Transfrontal Craniotomy
Ane Uriarte and Rodolfo Cappello

11 Lateral (Rostrotentorial) Craniotomy/Craniectomy
Andy Shores

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

13 Surgical Treatment of Skull Tumors
Michelle Oblak and Andy Shores

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

Section III Spinal Procedures

15 Atlantoaxial Subluxation
Fred Winneger

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

17 Ventral Slot
Ronaldo C. da Costa

18 Lateral Cervical Approach
Amy Fauber and Robert Bergman

19 Cervical Distraction and Stabilization
Bianca Hettlich

20 Thoracolumbar Hemilaminectomy
Andy Shores

21 Intervertebral Disc Fenestration
Brigitte A. Brisson

22 Thoracolumbar Lateral Corpectomy
Pierre Moissonnier

23 Pediculectomy/Mini-Hemilaminectomy
Brigitte A. Brisson

24 Dorsal Laminectomy in the Thoracolumbar Region
Cory Fisher and Andy Shores

25 Vertebral Fracture and Luxation Repair
Bianca Hettlich

26 Lumbosacral Decompression and Foraminotomy
Trevor Bebchuck

27 Surgical Management of Spinal Neoplasia
Mark S. Levy

Section IV Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation

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

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

Index

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Author Information

The editors

Andy Shores, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM (Neurology) is Clinical Professor and Chief of Neurosurgery and Neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA and the Veterinary Specialty Center in Starkville, Mississippi, USA.

Brigitte A. Brisson, DMV, DVSc, DACVS, is Professor of Small Animal Surgery in the Department of Clinical Studies at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

This book is accompanied by a companion website: www.wiley.com/go/shores/neurosurgery

The website provides video clips of procedures.

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