Atlas of Equine Surgery
Author: John F. Fessler
Release Date: December 10, 1999
Here's a brilliantly illustrated new atlas of common and frequently performed equine surgical techniques. 135 detailed illustration plates show readers exactly how to perform each procedure. Concise discussions of issues ranging from indications and anesthesia to results and post-operative care complement the artwork.Focuses on the procedures equine practitioners can perform without specialized equipment or training.Clarifies each procedure with beautiful halftone figures that depict anatomic landmarks, techniques, and pitfalls.Makes reference simple with a clearly designed, easy-to-use layout.Features a range of new techniques or variations on previously described techniquesincluding repair of rectovaginal fistulas treatment of sutural pouch tympany repulsion of teeth submucosal resection for rectal prolapse application of transfixation casts and regional antibiotic perfusion for treatment of orthopedic infections.Presents concise guidance on indications, pre-operative and post-operative care, intra-operative positioning, outcomes, and complications.Refers readers to alternative surgical procedures, such as arthroscopy and laparoscopy, when appropriate.Integrates the knowledge and skill of 2 respected authorities, who possess 60 years of combined experience in equine surgery.Summarizes important clinical information in quick-reference tables.Serves as an excellent resource before surgery as well as a practical reference during surgery.