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Small Animal Thoracic Surgery

ISBN: 978-1-118-94341-0
264 pages
October 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

A state-of-the-art reference for all aspects of thoracic surgery in dogs and cats

Written by two of the foremost experts in this area of surgery, Small Animal Thoracic Surgery encompasses both basic and advanced thoracic surgery for dogs and cats. It provides a host of well-illustrated techniques for thoracic surgery, including classic open surgery, minimally invasive surgery, thoracoscopy, and image-guided hybrid surgery. This comprehensive and detailed book will help improve outcomes of thoracic cavity operations in small animal patients. 

Small Animal Thoracic Surgery provides the most current and complete information available on this challenging area of surgery. The book offers guidance for treating the many disorders that can affect the canine and feline thoracic cavity, including pleural effusions, pneumothorax, hernias, heart disease, and more.

Small Animal Thoracic Surgery:

  • Presents step-by-step descriptions of thoracic surgeries ranging from basic to advanced
  • Features high-quality illustrations that depict key steps for each procedure
  • Covers emerging minimally-invasive procedures, including thoracoscopy
  • Offers up-to-date information for surgical treatment of ailments of the heart and lungs
  • Provides video clips of procedures on a companion website

An invaluable reference for veterinary surgeons, Small Animal Thoracic Surgery is also an ideal aid for general practitioners who perform some of the basic procedures in their clinics.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

About the CompanionWebsite xi

Section I General Principles 1

1 Cardiopulmonary Function 3
E. Christopher Orton

2 Cardiopulmonary Monitoring and Supportive Care 15
E. Christopher Orton

3 Instrumentation 25
E. Christopher Orton

Section II Thoracic Approaches 31

4 Thoracotomy 33
E. Christopher Orton

5 Sternotomy 39
E. Christopher Orton

6 Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery 43
Eric Monnet and E. Christopher Orton

Section III ThoracicWall and Pleural Space 57

7 Thoracostomy and Pleural Drainage 59
Eric Monnet

8 ThoracicWall 65
Eric Monnet

9 Pleural Effusions 77
Eric Monnet

10 Pneumothorax 89
Eric Monnet

Section IV General Thoracic Surgery 95

11 Thymoma and MediastinalMasses 97
Eric Monnet

12 Esophagus 101
E. Christopher Orton

13 Vascular Ring Anomalies 111
Eric Monnet

14 Trachea 119
Eric Monnet

15 Lung 129
Eric Monnet

16 Diaphragm 139
E. Christopher Orton

SectionV Cardiac Surgery 147

17 Pericardium 149
Eric Monnet and E. Christopher Orton

18 Strategies for Cardiac Surgery 159
E. Christopher Orton

19 Patent Ductus Arteriosus 177
E. Christopher Orton

20 Pulmonary and Aortic Valves 183
E. Christopher Orton

21 Tricuspid andMitral Valves 197
E. Christopher Orton

22 Congenital Septal Defects 211
E. Christopher Orton

23 Cor Triatriatum and Double-Chambered Right Ventricle 225
E. Christopher Orton

24 Cardiac Neoplasia 231
E. Christopher Orton

25 Epicardial Pacemaker Implantation 237
Eric Monnet

Index 245

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Author Information

The authors
E. Christopher Orton, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS,
is a Professor of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

Eric Monnet, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ECVS, is a Professor of Small Animal Surgery at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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