Classic field manual on surgical techniques in cattle, goats, sheep, and pigs. Designed for easy, fast access in the field, information is presented using a concise outline style with information boxes, tables, drawings, and photographs to highlight and illustrate key points. It's a reference for veterinary students and clinicians seeing food animal patients.
General surgical considerations Surgical restraint Local and regional anesthesia Epidural anesthesia General anesthesia and postoperative analgesia Surgery of the head and neck in cattle and goats Surgical treatment of ocular squamous cell carcinoma and corneal dermoids in cattle Hernias and umbilical masses Laparotomy in cattle Rumenotomy, fistulation, cannulation, and pericardiotomy in cattle Abomasal surgery Surgical treatment of intestinal obstruction Rectal prolapse repair Surgery of the female reproductive system Surgery of the male reproductive system Surgical treatment of conditions associated with urolithiasis Mammary surgery Ligament and tendon surgery Foot and claw surgery Joint surgery Common fractures and dislocations.
Preceded by: Food animal surgery / John L. Noordsy and N. Kent Ames. 4th ed. Veterinary Learning Systems, c2006. Includes bibliographical references and index.