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Manual of Equine Gastroenterology

By Tim S. Mair, Norm Ducharme, Thomas J. Divers

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Format: Hardcover, 540 pages
Other Information: 250 ills.
Published In: United Kingdom, 19 October 2001
Manual of Equine Gastroenterology provides the equine expert and general veterinary practitioner with a complete review of the latest information on all aspects of equine gastroenterology. Edited by an international team of equine specialists and with over 30 contributors from the USA and Europe, it provides the most up-to-date information on a wide range of conditions such as colic, hepatobiliary disease, oesophageal disorders, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal parasites and many more. With detailed chapters on diagnosis and clinical examination, medical and surgical treatment and management of complications, Manual of Equine Gastroenterology gives vets all the information they need to diagnose and treat any gastrointestinal problem encountered in the horse or foal. Features: * All the gastrointestinal problems ever likely to be encountered are discussed in detail * Huge section on colic, the most common disorder encountered in horses * Fully international team of editors and contributors * Highly illustrated with almost 250 prints and line figures * Separate section on gastrointestinal conditions in the foal * Both medical and surgical treatment discussed in detail * Reviews possible complications and shows how to avoid them * Comprehensive chapter on gastrointestinal parasites * Full coverage of all diagnostic procedures * Chapter on laparoscopy in equine gastroenterology

Table of Contents

Section 1: Diagnostic procedures in equine gastroenterologyGeneral physical exam and auscultation Advanced Diagnostic ProceduresLaparoscopy instrumentation Section 2: Gastrointestinal parasites and their controlGastrointestinal parasites and their controlSection 3: Dysphagia, oral and oesophageal diseasesDifferential diagnosis and evaluation of dysphagia.Dental disease / Cleft palate / Disorders of the mouthOesophageal diseasesSection 4: ColicPathophysiology, aetiology, and risk factors for equine colic Clinical evaluation of the colic case Surgery for Colic (incl. anaesthesia)Postoperative Treatment and ComplicationsDiseases of the stomachSmall intestine diseases which can result in colicCaecum diseases which can result in colic Large Colon diseases which can result in colic Small colon and rectum diseases Other conditionsSection 5: Chronic weight loss, malabsorption syndromes and liver diseaseChronic Weight LossHepatic and biliary tract diseasesSection 6: Acute and chronic diarrhoeaAcute DiarrhoeaChronic DiarrhoeaSection 7: Gastrointestinal disease in the foalClinical Evaluation of the FoalStomach diseases of the foalSmall intestine diseases associated with colicLarge and small colon diseases associated with colicRectum and anus diseases of the foalDiarrhoea in the foalHepatic diseases in foals

EAN: 9780702024863
ISBN: 0702024864
Publisher: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
Dimensions: 25.2 x 19.41 x 3.17 centimetres (1.22 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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