Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Gastroenterology

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Gastroenterology

By Marjorie Chandler, DVM, MS, MACVSc, DipACVN, DipACVIM, DipECVIM-ca, MRCVS


Acknowledgements
Introduction
Author?s note

1. Dysphagia and disorders of swallowing

1. Swallowing and regurgitation
2. Idiopathic megaoesophagus in a dog
3. Myasthenia gravis in a dog
4. Oesophageal stricture in a cat
5. Phenobarbitone responsive regurgitation in a dog
6. Oesophageal foreign body in a dog
7. Persistent right aortic arch in a dog
8. Feline dysautonomia

2. Vomiting

9. Gastrointestinal physiology - the normal stomach and small intestine
10. Pathophysiology of vomiting
11. A foreign body in the small intestine of a dog
12. Chronic partial gastric dilatation in a dog
13. Pancreatitis and alimentary lymphoma in a dog
14. Hypoadrenocorticism in a dog
15. Inflammatory bowel disease/alimentary lymphoma in a cat
16. Ingestion of glue by a dog
17. Lead ingestion in a puppy
18. Gastric adenocarcinoma in a dog
19. Pancreatitis in a cat
20. Linear foreign body in a cat
21. Portosystemic shunt in a dog
22. Hepatic lipidosis in a cat

3 Diarrhoea

23. Intestinal disorders: diarrhoea
24. Small intestinal diarrhoea
25. Protein losing enteropathy in a dog
26. Inflammatory bowel disease and adverse reaction to food in a dog
27. Intussusception in a cat
28. Feline exocrine pancreatic insufficiency , case study by Nicki Reed
29. Parvovirus infection in a dog

4. Haemtochezia and Melaena

30 Introduction to melaena and haematochezia
31. Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis in a dog
32. Colonic vascular ectasia in a dog
33. Intestinal leiomyosarcoma in a dog, case study by Caroline Urraca del Junco
34. Corticosteroid induced gastrointestinal ulceration in a dog

5. The colon and colonic disorders

35. Introduction to the colon and colonic disorders
36. Feline constipation and megacolon, case study by Nicki Reed
37. Tritrichomonas in two kittens
38. Colorectal neoplasia in a dog
39. Colonic inflammatory bowel disease in a cat

6. Appendices

Multiple choice questions
Multiple choice answers
1. Abbreviations list
2. Estimating the degree of dehydration
3. Urgent vs non-urgent gastrointestinal cases
4. Body condition scores
5. Reference ranges for haematology and serum chemistry values for adult cats and dogs
6. Resources for tests for gastrointestinal disorders
7. Obtaining cisapride
8. Canine inflammatory bowel (IBD) index
9. Feeding tubes
10. Medications used in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and feline hepatic lipidosis

Index