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Clinical Manual of Small Animal Endosurgery

Clinical Manual of Small Animal Endosurgery

Alasdair Hotston Moore (Editor), Rosa Angela Ragni (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-33786-8 May 2012 Wiley-Blackwell 336 Pages




A practical and comprehensive guide to rigid endoscopy and endosurgery in small animal practice. Fully illustrated throughout, it covers the clinical treatment of small animals from pre-operative through to post-operative care. With reference to specific procedures, this manual includes guidance on the selection of equipment, surgical techniques, anaesthesia and possible complications. A specialist chapter advising on the treatment of birds, reptiles and small mammals is also included.

Clinical Manual of Small Animal Endosurgery will enable veterinarians to develop and improve their endoscopic techniques in clinical practice, as well as providing guidance on referral options for more complex cases.

• Provides comprehensive information on how to perform rigid endoscopic investigations and procedures.
• The focus is on dogs and cats with a specialist chapter covering the treatment of exotic small animals
• Contains many full colour clinical photographs
• Written and edited by experts in the field

Contributors vii

Foreword ix

Preface xi

1 Rigid Endoscopy 1
Alasdair Hotston Moore and Rosa Angela Ragni

2 Diagnostic Arthroscopy 31
Martin R. Owen

3 Operative Arthroscopy 67
Martin R. Owen

4 Diagnostic Laparoscopy 99
Alasdair Hotston Moore and Rosa Angela Ragni

5 Operative Laparoscopy 135
Lynetta J. Freeman

6 Thoracoscopy 169
Romain Pizzi

7 Urethrocystoscopy and the Female Reproductive Tract 209
Philip J. Lhermette

8 Endoscopy of the Upper Respiratory Tract: Rhinosinusoscopy, Pharyngoscopy and Tracheoscopy 231
David S. Sobel

9 Endoscopy of the Canine and Feline Ear: Otoendoscopy 255
David S. Sobel

10 Small Exotic Animal Endosurgery 273
Romain Pizzi

Index 307

“This is a text which should form part of the library of any specialist in minimally invasive veterinary procedures, as much for its quality and the range of its studies as for its up to date information.”  (Clínica Veterinaria Casa de Campo, 1 April 2013)

“I think this book is worth  the money to help you get started, and I believe will help the more experienced surgeons in their steep learning curve with endosurgical procedures.”  (Veterinary Practice News, 1 April 2012)

“This is a nice handbook on the rapidly expanding field of minimally invasive surgery and will serve as a helpful reference for practitioners interested in this field.”  (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 March 2013)

“Experts discuss the surgeries, counter indications and complications, and treatment options in a powerful survey highly recommended for any veterinary clinician's reference library.”  (Midwest Book Review, 1 March 2013)

“Clinical Manual of Small Animal Endosurgery provides a practical, comprehensive guide to rigid endoscopy and endosurgery in small animal practices, is packed with illustrations, and covers pre-operative through post-operative care.”  (Bookwatch, 1 January 2013)

“The illustrations particularly will make this a must-have text for endoscopists of the future, which should include both practitioners and specialists. It is certainly a welcome addition to my bookshelf.”  (Veterinary Record, 8 December 2012)

“This is a good manual for those wishing to learn more about veterinary endosurgery as a whole. The soft tissue applications of endosurgery are well covered with very helpful illustrations.”  (Doody’s, 26 October 2012)