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Author Ragle, Claude

Title Advances in Equine Laparoscopy
Published Chicester : Wiley, 2012


Description 1 online resource (366 pages)
Series AVS Advances in Veterinary Surgery
AVS Advances in Veterinary Surgery
Contents Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgment; Section I: Laparoscopic Skills and Instrumentation; 1: Foundations of Laparoscopy; Origins of laparoscopy; Subsequent developments; Rapid growth of human laparoscopy; Evolution of equine laparoscopy; Bibliography; 2: Fundamental Laparoscopic Skills; Introduction; Bibliography; 3: Suturing and Knot-Tying Techniques; Introduction; Preparation for suturing; Instrumentation and suture; The simple stitch; Introduction of the needle and suture into the body and loading of the needle holder
Passing the stitchEndo Stitch®; Tying the knot; Extracorporeal knots; Intracorporeal knotting (Video 3.1 at; Acknowledgment; Videos available online; Further reading; 4: Fundamentals of Energy Sources; Introduction; Thermal effects in tissue; Electrocautery technology; Electrosurgical technology; Ultrasonic technology; Laser technology; Safe application of thermal energy in surgery; Conclusions; References; 5: Reusable Equipment; Introduction; Endoscope system; Telescopes and instruments; Laparoscopes; Trocars and cannulas; Hand instruments; Cleaning and disinfection
Electromechanical devicesInsufflators; Energy sources; Morcellators; Imaging systems; Light sources and light cables; Cameras and monitors; HD cameras; Documentation devices; The future; 6: Disposable Equipment; Introduction; Insufflation; Ports; Tissue manipulation; Fixation; Clips; Tacking devices/hernia repair; Endostaplers; Suturing; Energy-based devices; Specimen retrieval; References; Section II: Laparoscopy in the Standing Horse; 7: Sedation and Analgesia in the Standing Horse; Introduction; Sedative and analgesic drugs (dosages in Table); Alpha-2 agonists; Opioids
Local anesthetic drugsAcepromazine; Techniques; Initial sedation; Prolonging sedation and analgesia; Local blockade; Epidural analgesia (Figure); Multimodal analgesia; Physiological changes and monitoring; Postoperative pain; References; 8: Diagnostic Techniques; Introduction; Background; Rationale for the procedure; Indications; Contraindications; Standing surgery; Anesthesia, positioning, and surgical preparation; Instrumentation; Surgery; Dorsally recumbent surgery; Anesthesia, positioning, and surgical preparation; Surgery; Postoperative management; Conclusion
Procedure-related complications and patient outcomesCost-effectiveness; Limitations of the available literature; References; 9: Evaluation of Horses with Signs of Acute and Chronic Abdominal Pain; Introduction; Equipment; Instruments; Indications for laparoscopy; Laparoscopy for acute signs of abdominal pain; Postcastration bleeding; Postcastration evisceration; Scrotal hernia in adults; Scrotal hernia in foals; Omental herniation into the scrotum (after previous castration); Small intestine; Small colon; Diaphragmatic hernia
Summary Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series, copublished with the ACVS Foundation and Wiley-Blackwell, Advances in Equine Laparoscopy presents a state-of-the-art reference on laparoscopic skills and procedures in the horse. Chapters are written by the leading experts in the field, and each section includes a practical review of the published literature. Encompassing instrumentation, basic principles, and specific techniques, Advances in Equine Laparoscopy offers an up-to-date, reliable resource for comprehensive information about equine laparoscopy. This current, well-referenced text b
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Subject Horses -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Horses -- Surgery
Veterinary laparoscopic surgery.
Horse Diseases -- surgery
Horses -- surgery
Laparoscopy -- methods
Laparoscopy -- veterinary
MEDICAL -- Veterinary Medicine -- Equine.
Horses -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Horses -- Surgery
Veterinary laparoscopic surgery
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781118424476