Small animal surgical emergencies
Small animal surgical emergencies
4th ed., 758 pages, 250 ill., John Wiley & Sons, July 2022
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Small Animal Surgical Emergencies
A comprehensive and up-to-date guide in emergency surgical intervention for veterinary professionals
Small Animal Surgical Emergencies, Second Edition continues to be an important resource focusing on surgical emergencies, combining the work of surgical specialists and critical care specialists, and filling a void in educating and informing veterinarians.
The new edition of this book provides updated information on an array of topics such as preoperative stabilization, new and innovative treatment options, and aftercare. Each chapter covers step-by-step information on emergency stabilization, diagnostic approach, operative techniques, postoperative care, common complications encountered in each case, and how to troubleshoot any such complication should they occur. It also offers simplified surgical techniques to ensure success and describes new and novel procedures throughout.
The Second Edition of Small Animal Surgical Emergencies features:
  • Nine new chapters covering operating room nursing tips, rectal prolapse, colonic torsion, surgical intervention post celiotomy, assisted enteral feeding tubes, open chest CPR, managing complications of skin flaps and grafts, incisional infection, and joint luxations
  • Many chapters are written in collaboration by experts in small animal surgery and critical care, combining these practices in one important resource
  • Relevant anatomy, imaging, and full-color illustrations and drawings incorporated into each chapter
  • Inclusion of case presentations, when relevant
An important tool for small animal general practitioners, veterinary surgeons, critical care specialists, as well as veterinary nurses and operating room technicians, Small Animal Surgical Emergencies, Second Edition is a crucial resource for this constantly evolving branch of veterinary medicine.

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1 Triage and Initial Stabilization of the Emergency Small Animal Surgical Patient
2 Operating Room Nursing Tips for Emergency Surgical Procedures
Section I: Gastrointestinal System
3 Emergency Stabilization of the Acute Abdomen Patient
4 Esophageal Foreign Bodies
5 Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies
6 Intussusception
7 Rectal Prolapse
8 Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus
9 Intestinal Volvulus
10 Colonic Torsion
11 Peritonitis
12 Surgical Intervention Post-Celiotomy
13 Biliary Emergencies
14 Hemoperitoneum
15 True Abdominal Hernias
16 Traumatic and Incisional Hernias
17 Perineal Hernias
18 Pancreatic Abscessation
19 Hepatic Emergencies
20 Bleeding Gastrointestinal Ulcers
21 Assisted Enteral Feeding Tubes
Section IIa: Urinary System – Urinary Tract Trauma
22 Stabilization of the Uremic Patient
23 Renal and Ureteral Injury
24 Approach to the Uroabdomen
25 Urethral Injury
Section IIb: Urinary System – Urinary Obstruction
26 Ureteral Obstruction
27 Urethral Obstruction
Section IIIa: Respiratory System – Upper Airway Disease
28 Stabilization Techniques for Patients with an Upper Respiratory Obstruction
29 Tracheostomy
30 Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome
31 Laryngeal Paralysis
32 Laryngeal Trauma
33 Tracheal Collapse
Section IIIb: Respiratory System – Pleural Space Disease
34 Stabilization Techniques for Patients with Pleural Space Disease
35 Diaphragmatic Hernia
36 Pyothorax
37 Hemothorax
38 Pneumothorax
39 Lung Lobe Torsion
40 Surgical Approach to the Thoracic Cavity
Section IIIc: Respiratory System – Chest Wall Disease
41 Stabilization Techniques for Patients with Chest Wall Disease
42 Pectus Excavatum
43 Flail Chest
Section IV: Cardiovascular System
44 Pacemaker Therapy
45 Pericardial Effusion
46 Open-Chest Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Section V: Reproductive System
47 Cesarean Section
48 Pyometra
49 Penile and Testicular Emergencies
50 Prostatic Abscessation
51 Uterine and Vaginal Prolapse
Section VI: Wound Management
52 Bite Wounds
53 Burn Injury
54 Penetrating Injury in the Dog and Cat
55 Necrotizing Fasciitis
56 Degloving and Shear Injuries
57 Skin Flaps and Grafts: Managing Complications
58 Incisional Infections
Section VII: Ocular Emergencies
59 Ocular Emergencies
Section VIII: Oral Surgical Emergencies
60 Oral Surgical Emergencies
Section IX: Orthopedic Emergencies
61 Approach to the Septic Joint
62 Surgical Management of Open Fractures
63 Traumatic Joint Luxation and Reduction

Lillian R. Aronson, VMD, DACVS,  is Professor of Surgery at the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Item Code: CHIRU115
ISBN: 9781119658535
Weigth: 220 g
Species: Dog/Cat
Discipline: General surgery
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