Description - Brinker, Piermattei and Flo's Handbook of Small Animal Orthopedics and Fracture Repair by Charles E. DeCamp
This handbook covers the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of conditions affecting the locomotor system in small animals. The 4th edition presents up-to-date information on various types of fractures and methods of fixation, lameness and joint surgery, and musculoskeletal diseases. Other key topics include: acute and chronic bone infections; transplantation, plating, wiring, and pinning techniques; bone grafting; reconstructive joint surgery; and osteochondrosis.Clear, concise coverage covers the pathology, diagnostic work-up, surgical indications and planning, surgical approach, surgical techniques, complications, and follow-up recommendations for the most common orthopedic conditions.Step-by-step line drawings clearly illustrate different types of fractures and demonstrate the surgical procedures used to affect repairs - detail that can't be conveyed in clinical photographs.Anatomical organization provides quick access to information on both fractures and other conditions for each region of the body.NEW! Advances in joint surgeries, specifically the knee, shoulder, and elbow, keep practitioners abreast of the latest technology and best practices.NEW! Coverage of minimally invasive surgery has been added to the many chapters.NEW! Advances in imaging (MRI, CT, and radiographs) are included to keep practitioners up to date on the latest technology.Updates on new fixation technologies include angle stable interlocking nails and locking plate fracture fixation systems. Updates on common surgeries include triple pelvic osteotomy and total hip replacementNEW! High-definition clinical photographs have been added to give readers a closer view of various fractures and repair techniques.
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(260mm x 184mm x mm)
W B Saunders Co Ltd
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