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Atlas of tumours - Oncology in daily clinical practice
Atlas of tumours - Oncology in daily clinical practice
1° ed., 179 pagg., 500 ill., SERVET, gennaio 2015
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The aim of this book is to presnt a working method that is practical and accessible to most generalist clinicias who diagnose oncological processes in their clinical practice. Its main asset is the combination of the everyday clinical oncological experience of a general veterinary surgeon with the knowledge of a veterinary surgeons who specialises in oncology.
The extensive collection of images of the most common tuomours encountered in the small animal clinic and in nontraditional species, ordered by system, is accompanied by a description of the most saliente aspects of clinical oncology, including diagnostic approaches, the collection and transport of saples, and the principles of tumour surgery.

General aspects of clinical oncology
1. Basic principles of the diagnostic approach
Paraneoplastic syndromes
Clinical signs of suspected cancer
  • Abdominal enlargement
  • Alopecia
  • Nail disorders
  • Cutaneous calcinosis (calcinosis cutis)
  • Faecal alterations
  • Vomiting
  • Oestrogen-secreting tumours 
  • Haematuria
  • Horner syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Limb swelling
2. Sample collection and transport to the laboratory
Sample collection
  • Biopsies and punctures
  • Biopsy material
  • Endoscopic biopsy
  • Fixation and storage of the sample
3. Principles of surgical oncology Safety margins
Surgical manipulation of the tumour
  • Preplanning
  • Proper handling
  • Use of antibiotics 
  • Estimation of caloric and electrolyte requirements
  • Cancer types by system
4. Tumours of the reproductive system in males and females
Female reproductive system:
  • mammary tumours
  • Introduction
  • Histological classification
  • Prognostic factors
  • Treatment
Male reproductive system: testicular neoplasms
  • Introduction
  • Tumour characteristics
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Prognosis
Male reproductive system: prostatic
  • neoplasms
  • Introduction
  • Clinical signs
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
5. Skin tumours
Diagnostic approach in the clinic
  • The importance of cytology
Common skin tumours
  • Papillomas
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Neoplasms of the sebaceous glands
  • Adenoma of the perianal glands or hepatoid cells
  • Lipomas
  • Schwannoma
  • Melanoma/melanosarcoma
  • Histiocytoma
  • Epitheliotropic lymphoma
  • Mastocytoma
  • Trichoepithelioma
  • Fibrosarcoma
6. Tumours of the digestive system
Oral malignancies
  • Overview
  • Canine oral tumours
  • Feline oral tumours
Gastric neoplasms
  • Overview
  • Canine gastric adenocarcinoma
  • Canine gastric leiomyoma or leiomyosarcoma 
  • Alimentary lymphoma
  • Canine gastric plasmacytoma
Intestinal neoplasms
  • Overview
  • Rectoanal polyps and papillary adenoma
  • of the rectum
  • Intestinal adenomas and adenocarcinomas
  • Intestinal carcinoid tumours
  • Alimentary lymphoma
7. Neoplasms of the eye and orbit
Neoplasms of the eyelids
  • Neoplasms of the eyelids in dogs
  • Neoplasms of the eyelids in cats
Other neoplasms
Intraocular neoplasms
Orbital neoplasms
Mesenchymal tumours
Secondary intraocular tumours
Diagnostic investigation
8. Neoplasms of the limbs. Osteosarcoma
  • Physical factors
  • Genetic factors
Clinical signs
  • In the limbs
  • In the axial skeleton
  • General clinical signs of systemic disturbance
  • Diagnostic radiology
  • Cytological and histopathological diagnosis
9. Neoplasms in non-traditional species
Common tumours in non-traditional species
  • Renal adenocarcinoma in a parakeet
  • Osteosarcoma in a ferret
  • Feather cysts
  • Melanocytic tumour and squamous cell carcinoma
  • Uterine tumour in a rabbit
  • Abdominal tumour (ovarian) in a squirrel
  • Mastocytoma in a goshawk
  • Thymoma in a Bonelli’s eagle
  • Bile duct carcinoma
  • Cutaneous xanthomas
  • Papilloma in the external ear canal of a Russian hamster
10. Practical chemotherapy
  • Adjuvant chemotherapy
  • Metronomic chemotherapy
  • Small molecule inhibitors (SMI)
Side effects of chemotherapy
  • Neutropenia and sepsis
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
Annex 1. Most commonly used drugs in veterinary oncology
Annex 2. Weight to body surface area conversion table

Adrián Duarte Romairone
Pegar aDegree in Veterinary Medicine from the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, General Pico, La Pampa, part of the National University of La Pampa (Argentina). Currently in the final stage of his PhD.
Veterinary clinician since 1987. Owner of Centro de Diagnóstico Veterinario, which specialises in diagnosing diseases in companion animals and birds of prey. Owner and editor of the website www.diagnosticoveterinario.com.
His areas of interest include clinical oncology, diagnostic cytology, soft tissue surgery, oncology and traumatology, with a particular focus on osteosynthesis by internal and external fixation, and medical and surgical pathology of birds of prey.
Juan Carlos Cartagena Albertus
Degree in Veterinary Medicine, Zaragoza, 1987. Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), Master of Science (MSc), accredited by AVEPA in the fields of oncology and soft tissue surgery and university specialist in endoscopy and minimally invasive surgery (EAMIS). He is also a member of the European Society of Veterinary Oncology (ESVONC) and of the endoscopy, oncology and soft-tissue surgery working groups of AVEPA.
He currently works at Night Vets Limited in Upminster, UK.

Codice Articolo: ONCO46
ISBN: 9788416315260
Peso: 1200 g
Area: Tutte le specie
Disciplina: Oncologia
IVA: Esente IVA