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The Equine Acute Abdomen, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-06321-6
904 pages
October 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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Written and edited by leading experts on equine digestive diseases, The Equine Acute Abdomen, Third Editionis the preeminent text on diagnosing and treating acute abdominal diseases in horses, donkeys, and mules. 
  • 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
  • A companion website features video clips and images from the book available for download
  • Provides an invaluable resource to equine surgery and internal medicine specialists, researchers, practitioners, and students who deal with colic 
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Table of Contents

Editors

List of Contributors

Preface and Dedication

About the Companion Website

PART I. NORMAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

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

Chapter 2. Intestinal Epithelial Stem Cells
Liara M. Gonzalez

Chapter 3. Gastric Secretory Function
Michael J. Murray

Chapter 4. Small Intestinal Function
Anthony T. Blikslager

Chapter 5. Large Intestinal Function
Marco Lopes and Philip J. Johnson

Chapter 6. Liver Function
Tim Mair

Chapter 7. The Equine Intestinal Microbiota
J. Scott Weese

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

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

PART II. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES

Chapter 10. Pathophysiology of Gastric Ulcer Disease
Michael J. Murray

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

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

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

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

Chapter 15. Pathophysiology of Enteritis and Colitis
Harold C. McKenzie, III

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

PART III. INTESTINAL PARASITISM

Chapter 17. Intestinal Parasitism
Chris Proudman

PART IV. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COLIC

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

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

PART V. DIAGNOSIS OF GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE

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

Chapter 21. Investigations of Chronic and Recurrent Colic
Nathaniel A. White

Chapter 22. Alternative Diagnostic Techniques
Nathaniel A. White and Anne Desrochers

Chapter 23. Imaging of the Abdomen
Anne Desrochers

Chapter 24. Decision for Surgery and Referral
Nathaniel A. White

Chapter 25. Prognosticating Equine Colic
Nathanial A. White

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

PART VI. MEDICAL MANAGEMENT

Chapter 27. Medical Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases
Tim Mair

Chapter 28. Treatment of Shock
Kevin T. T. Corley

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

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

PART VII. COLIC IN THE FOAL

Chapter 31. Diagnosis of Colic in the Foal
Martin Furr

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

Chapter 33. Medical Management of Colic in the Foal
Martin Furr

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

Chapter 35. Anesthesia of Foals with Colic
Cynthia M. Trim

Chapter 36. Specific Diseases of the Foal
Martin Furr

Chapter 37. Liver Diseases in Foals
Tim Mair and Tom Divers

PART VIII. COLIC IN THE DONKEY

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

PART IX. NUTRITIONAL MANAGEMENT

Chapter 39. Nutritional Management of the Colic Patient
Shannon Pratt-Phillips and Ray Geor

PART X. ANESTHESIA FOR ABDOMINAL SURGERY

Chapter 40. Anesthesia for Horses with Colic
Cynthia M. Trim

PART XI. SURGERY FOR ACUTE ABDOMINAL DISEASE

Chapter 41. Preparation of the Patient for Abdominal Surgery
Anna K. Roetting

Chapter 42. Surgical Exploration and Manipulation
Anna K. Roetting

Chapter 43. Intestinal Viability
Liara M. Gonzalez

Chapter 44. Small Intestinal Resection and Anastomosis
Anna K. Roetting

Chapter 45. Large Colon Enterotomy, Resection, and Anastomosis
Joanne Hardy

Chapter 46. Abdominal Closure
Vanessa L. Cook

PART XII. INTENSIVE CARE AND POSTOPERATIVE CARE

Chapter 47. Monitoring Treatment for Abdominal Disease
Tim Mair

Chapter 48. Postoperative Complications
Diana M Hassel

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

PART XIII. SPECIFIC DISEASES OF HORSES

Chapter 50. Diseases of the Stomach
Michael J. Murray

Chapter 51. Diseases of the Liver and Liver Failure
Tim Mair and Tom Divers

Chapter 52. Diseases of the Small Intestine
Debra C. Archer

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

Chapter 54. Specific Diseases of the Ascending Colon
Joanne Hardy

Chapter 55. Diseases of the Descending Colon
John F. Peroni

Chapter 56. Grass Sickness
Tim Mair

Chapter 57. Rectal Tears
Canaan M. Whitfield-Cargile and Peter C. Rakestraw

Chapter 58. Malabsorption Syndromes
Tim Mair and Tom Divers

Chapter 59. Colic and Pregnant Mares
Elizabeth M. Santschi

Chapter 60. Colic from Alternative Systems: “False Colic”
Tim Mair

Chapter 61. Abdominal Trauma
John F. Peroni

Chapter 62. Abdominal Abscesses and Neoplasia
Jan F. Hawkins

Index

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Author Information

The editors

ANTHONY T. BLIKSLAGER, DVM, PHD, DACVS, is Professor of Equine Surgery and Gastroenterology in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

NATHANIEL A. WHITE II, DVM, MS, DACVS, is Professor Emeritus of Equine Surgery at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, in Leesburg, Virginia, USA.

JAMES N. MOORE, DVM, PHD, DACVS, is Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Educational Resources, in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, USA.

TIM S. MAIR, BVSc, PHD, DEIM, DESTS, DECEIM, Assoc. ECVDI, FRCVS, is an equine practitioner and Director at Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic in Maidstone, UK.

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