Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse , 4th Edition

By C. Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ECVS, Diplomate ACVSMR, Ian Wright, MA, VetMB, DEO, DipECVS, MRCVS and Alan J. Nixon, BVSc, MS, Diplomate ACVS
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  • Text written by leading authorities in the field, based on their practical experience
  • Discusses choice, use and maintenance of equipment
  • Colour photographs, with correlative radiographs, illustrate common disorders, including new high-quality digital video endoscope images
  • Specially commissioned artwork complements text and photographs, and clearly illustrates local anatomy and key stages of the surgical procedures
  • Expert advice on complications and how to manage them
  • From the worldwide leader in equine surgery, Wayne McIlwraith, comes the new fourth edition of Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse. Completely revised and expanded, this comprehensive atlas covers all the need-to-know information within equine arthroscopy: instrumentation, general techniques, carpal joints, metacarpal and metatarsophalangeal joints, and tarsocrural joints. All the advances that have taken place in the field over the last decade are covered, particularly in the areas of postoperative management and rehabilitation. This trusted reference also provides an in-depth view of surgical procedures with new high-definition diagnostic and surgical arthroscopic images, as well as radiographs and composite illustrations. There is no better way to learn and master equine surgical procedures!

    Key Features
    • Diagnostic images with side-by-side radiographs and illustrations offer multiple points of view and directional guidance on surgical procedures.
    • Expert authorship features helpful insights and expertise from the worldwide leader and speaker on equine arthoscopy, Wayne McIlwraith.
    • Specially commissioned artwork clearly illustrates local anatomy and key stages of surgical procedures.
    • Coverage of choice, use, and maintenance of equipment provides a basic understanding of arthroscopic technique and reasoning behind various practices.
    • Content dedicated to diagnostic and surgical arthroscopy of the horse provides authoritative, comprehensive information on this specialized subject.
    ISBN 9780723436935
    Author Information By C. Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ECVS, Diplomate ACVSMR, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Surgeons, Professor of Surgery, Director of Equine Sciences, Orthopedic Research Laboratory, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; Ian Wright, MA, VetMB, DEO, DipECVS, MRCVS, Veterinary Surgeon, Greenwood, Ellis & Partners, Suffolk, UK and Alan J. Nixon, BVSc, MS, Diplomate ACVS, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Cornell University, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY
    Published Reviews

    "This is not only a very informative textbook; it is also a wonderful reference book for anyone attempting equine arthroscopic surgery and should form part of every surgical library. It presents the techniques involved with clarity, and copious references allow further reading where necessary. The authors are internationally recognised as leading exponents of arthroscopic surgery, and this reviewer is certain that the text will continue to define the state of the art in equine arthroscopy for many years to come." Tim Greet; EVJ

    ' The first two editions followed each other in quick succession, reflecting the development of arthroscopic surgery in the horse in the 1980s. In the years that have followed further leaps forward in the techniques, applications, and equipment in arthroscopy have occurred. These are reflected in the massive expansion of the third edition over its predecessors. Three new authors (all recognised leaders in the field) have been added to the list of contributors, bringing an even greater depth of experience of the discipline of this book. The book is clearly laid out with an interesting introduction summarising the history of arthroscopy, followed by chapters covering some of the available instrumentation and general techniques. This is a beautifully illustrated book, with anatomical drawings used to demonstrate the position of the arthroscope next to superbly clear photographs of the view obtained with that position...The book is further improved by the authors filling the gaps in published material with personal experiences and recommendations, for example, in postoperative management of cases and the value of antimicrobial and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. In summary, this excellent book should be required reading for anyone (whatever their level of experience) who is involved or hopes to be involved in arthroscopy of the horse.'
    -Ollie Crow
    The Veterinary Record

    Table of Content 1. Introduction and Brief Historical Review
    2. Instrumentation
    3. General Technique and Diagnostic Arthroscopy
    4. Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy of the Carpal Joints
    5. Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy of the Metacarpophalangeal and Metatarsophalangeal Joints
    6. Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy of the Femoropatellar and Femorotibial Joints
    7. Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy of the Tarsocrural (Tibiotarsal) Joint
    8. Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy of the Scapulohumeral (Shoulder) Joint
    9. Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy of the Cubital (Elbow) Joint
    10. Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy of the Coxofemoral (Hip) Joint
    11. Arthroscopic Surgery of the Distal and Proximal Interphalangeal Joints
    12. Tenoscopy
    13. Bursoscopy
    14. Endoscopic Surgery in the Management of Contamination and Infection of Joints, Tendon Sheaths, and Bursae
    15. Problems and Complications of Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy
    16. Arthroscopic Methods for Cartilage Repair
    17. Postoperative Management, Adjunctive Therapies and Rehabilitation Procedures
    Publication Date 02-06-2014
    Pages 454
    Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
    Stock Status In Stock
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