Small Animal Surgery Expert Consult - Online and print, 4th Edition

Small Animal Surgery Expert Consult - Online and print

4th Edition

By Theresa Welch Fossum, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVS, Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX


Part I: General Surgical Principles

  1. Principles of Surgical Asepsis
  2. Sterilization and Disinfection
  3. Surgical Facilities, Equipment, and Personnel and Care and Maintenance of the Surgical Environment
  4. Preoperative and Intraoperative Care of the Surgical Patient
  5. Preparation of the Operative Site
  6. Preparation of the Surgical Team
  7. Surgical Instrumentation
  8. Biomaterials, Suturing, and Suture Patterns
  9. Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Selection
  10. Nutritional Management of the Surgical Patient
  11. Fundamentals of Physical Rehabilitation
  12. Perioperative Multimodal Analgesic Therapy
  13. Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  14. Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy
  15. Advanced Imaging for Surgeons
  16. Part II: Soft Tissue Surgery

  17. Surgery of the Integumentary System
  18. Surgery of the Eye
  19. Surgery of the Ear
  20. Surgery of the Abdominal Cavity
  21. Surgery of the Digestive System
  22. Surgery of the Liver
  23. Surgery of the Extrahepatic Biliary System
  24. Surgery of the Endocrine System
  25. Surgery of the Hemolymphatic System
  26. Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter
  27. Surgery of the Bladder and Urethra
  28. Surgery of the Reproductive and Genital Systems
  29. Surgery of the Cardiovascular System
  30. Surgery of the Upper Respiratory System
  31. Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Lungs and Thoracic Wall
  32. Surgery of the Lower Respiratory System: Pleural Cavity and Diaphragm
  33. Part III: Orthopedics

  34. Fundamentals of Orthopedic Surgery and Fracture Management
  35. Management of Specific Fractures
  36. Diseases of the Joints
  37. Management of Muscle and Tendon Injury or Disease
  38. Other Diseases of Bones and Joints
  39. Part IV: Neurosurgery

  40. Neurodiagnostic Overview for the Small Animal Surgeon
  41. Neurologic Examination and Relevant Neuroanatomy
  42. Surgery of the Brain
  43. Surgery of the Cervical Spine
  44. Surgery of the Thoracolumbar Spine
  45. Surgery of the Cauda Equina
  46. Nonsurgical Disorders of the Brain and Spine
  47. Peripheral Nervous System Disorders