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Title Advances in intervertebral disc disease in dogs and cats
Published Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014


Description 1 online resource
Series AVS Advances in Veterinary Surgery
AVS Advances in Veterinary Surgery
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Foreword: Rick LeCouteur; Foreword: Mark D. Markel; Preface; Acknowledgments; Section I Intervertebral Disc Structure and Function; Chapter 1 Embryology, Innervation, Morphology, Structure, and Function of the Canine Intervertebral Disc; Introduction; Embryology of the IVD; Innervation of the IVD; IVD morphology, structure, and function; References; Chapter 2 Biomechanics of the Intervertebral Disc and Why Do Discs Displace?; Biomechanical function of the healthy intervertebral disc; Biomechanical failure of the IVD
Displacement of the IVD in CD dogsDisplacement of the IVD in NCD dogs; References; Chapter 3 Comparisons between Biped (Human) and Quadruped (Canine/Feline) Intervertebral Disc Disease; Anatomy and gross pathology; Biomechanics; Histology and histopathology; Biochemical; Diagnostic imaging; Acute spinal cord injury; Surgical treatment; References; Section II Disc Disease: Degenerative and other Pathology; Chapter 4 Historical and Current Nomenclature Associated with Intervertebral Disc Pathology; Introduction; A brief history of nomenclature for intervertebral disc displacement in dogs
Modern nomenclatureA subclassification of IVDH; Conclusions; References; Chapter 5 What Do We Know about the Incidence of Disc Disease in Chondrodystrophoid Dogs?; Definitions; Epidemiologic studies of disc disease in dogs; Conclusions and clinical implications; References; Chapter 6 Feline Intervertebral Disc Disease; Introduction; Etiology; Pathogenesis; Conclusions; Note; References; Chapter 7 Is "Wobbler" Disease Related to Disc Disease?; Introduction; Etiology; Pathogenesis; Diagnostic imaging; Treatment; References; Chapter 8 Spondylosis Deformans; Spondylosis deformans; DISH
Osteoarthritis of the facet jointsBaastrup's sign; References; Chapter 9 What is Fibrocartilaginous Embolism and Is It Related to IVDD?; Overview; Pathophysiology; Clinical presentation; Differential diagnoses; Diagnosis; Diagnostic investigations; Treatment; Prognosis; References; Section III Clinical Features of Intervertebral Disc Disease and Important Differentials; Chapter 10 History, Neurologic Examination, and Neuroanatomic Localization for Spinal Cord and Nerve Root Disease; History; Physical examination; Neurologic examination; Neuroanatomic localization; Conclusions; References
Chapter 11 Deep Pain: How Should We Test and Interpret Nociception?Pain versus nociception; Neuroanatomy; Testing pain perception; Reliability of clinical testing of pain perception; Electrophysiologic testing; What are the implications of "loss of deep pain"?; References; Chapter 12 Ascending/Descending Myelomalacia Secondary to Intervertebral Disc Herniation; Clinical features of ascending/descending myelomalacia; Epidemiology; Neuropathology; Pathogenesis; Acknowledgment; References; Chapter 13 Traumatic Disc Extrusions; Pathophysiology; Clinical presentation; Diagnosis; Treatment
Summary Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats defines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem, compiling information related to the canine and feline intervertebral disc into a single resource.' As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound scientific and clinical basis for decision making.'' Offering an objective synthesis of the current literature, the book supplies guidance on the approach to a potential disc rupture, surgical and medical strategies, and management of the patient. Offering a complete understanding of intervertebral disc disease, the book describes and discusses the controversies and issues surrounding this topic, acknowledging the gaps in our knowledge.' Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats presents up-to-date, reliable information on this common condition for veterinary surgeons, neurologists, and general practitioners
Notes Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed June 01, 2015)
Subject Intervertebral disk -- Diseases.
Dogs -- Diseases.
Cats -- Diseases.
Musculoskeletal system -- Diseases.
Dog Diseases
Cat Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
MEDICAL -- Veterinary Medicine -- General.
Cats -- Diseases
Dogs -- Diseases
Intervertebral disk -- Diseases
Musculoskeletal system -- Diseases
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781118940358