Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery
Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery offers state-of-the-art, detailed guidance on performing neurosurgical techniques in dogs and cats, from indications and surgical anatomy to procedures and post-operative care. Presents an up-to-date, detailed reference on veterinary neurosurgery techniques, covering skills ranging from basic to advanced Provides guidance on why, when, and how to perform neurosurgical procedures Includes information on diagnostic evaluation, surgical planning, and instrumentation as well as step-by-step descriptions of specific procedures Copublished with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Offers video clips on a companion website
Contributors ACVS Foreword ACVIM Foreword About the Companion Website Section I?Diagnostics and Planning 1 Neurosurgical InstrumentationMichelle Oblak and Brigitte A. Brisson 2 Orthopedic Implants in NeurosurgeryNoel M.M. Moens 3 Minimum Database for Intracranial SurgeryTheresa E. Pancotto 4 Advanced Imaging: Intracranial SurgerySimon Platt and J. Fraser McConnell 5 Cisternal Cerebrospinal Fluid TapsNora Ortinau 6 Minimum Database: Spinal SurgeryLuis Gaitero and Brigitte A. Brisson 7 Advanced Imaging: Spinal SurgeryStephanie Nykamp 8 Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid TapsLuis Gaitero 9 Muscle and Nerve BiopsyMichaela Beasley Section II?Intracranial Procedures 10 Transfrontal CraniotomyAne Uriarte and Rodolfo Cappello 11 Lateral (Rostrotentorial) Craniotomy/CraniectomyAndy Shores 12 Suboccipital Craniectomy/Foramen Magnum DecompressionErin Y. Akin and Andy Shores 13 Surgical Treatment of Skull TumorsMichelle Oblak and Andy Shores 14 Shunt Placement and Marsupialization in Treatment of Hydrocephalus and Quadrigeminal DiverticulaWilliam Thomas and Jill Narak Section III?Spinal Procedures 15 Atlantoaxial SubluxationFred Winneger 16 Dorsal Cervical Decompression (Laminectomy/Hemilaminectomy and Laminotomy)James M. Fingeroth 17 Ventral SlotRonaldo C. da Costa 18 Lateral Cervical ApproachAmy Fauber and Robert Bergman 19 Cervical Distraction and StabilizationBianca Hettlich 20 Thoracolumbar HemilaminectomyAndy Shores 21 Intervertebral Disc FenestrationBrigitte A. Brisson 22 Thoracolumbar Lateral CorpectomyPierre Moissonnier 23 Pediculectomy/Mini-HemilaminectomyBrigitte A. Brisson 24 Dorsal Laminectomy in the Thoracolumbar RegionCory Fisher and Andy Shores 25 Vertebral Fracture and Luxation RepairBianca Hettlich 26 Lumbosacral Decompression and ForaminotomyTrevor Bebchuck 27 Surgical Management of Spinal NeoplasiaMark S. Levy Section IV?Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation 28 Guidelines for Postoperative Medical Care of the Neurosurgical PatientDebbie Reynolds and Brigitte A. Brisson 29 Physical Rehabilitation of the Neurosurgical PatientMaría Pérez Hernández and Ruby Lynn Carter Index
The editors Andy Shores, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM (Neurology) is Clinical Professor and Chief of Neurosurgery and Neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA and the Veterinary Specialty Center in Starkville, Mississippi, USA. Brigitte A. Brisson, DMV, DVSc, DACVS, is Professor of Small Animal Surgery in the Department of Clinical Studies at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. This book is accompanied by a companion website: www.wiley.com/go/shores/neurosurgery The website provides video clips of procedures.
Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery offers state-of-the-art, detailed guidance on performing neurosurgical techniques in dogs and cats. Well illustrated throughout, the book provides comprehensive information on neurosurgical techniques both basic and advanced. Taking a complete approach to veterinary neurosurgery, from indications and surgical anatomy to procedures and post-operative care, Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery is an up-to-date, complete reference for the veterinary neurosurgeon. Each procedure chapter discusses indications and surgical anatomy, with the heart of the chapter devoted to describing the technique. Chapters also cover diagnostic evaluations, surgical planning, instrumentation, and post-operative care. A companion website provides video clips of many procedures. Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery is an essential resource for anyone performing neurosurgical procedures. Key features • Presents an up-to-date, detailed reference on veterinary neurosurgery techniques, covering skills ranging from basic to advanced • Provides guidance on why, when, and how to perform neurosurgical procedures • Includes information on diagnostic evaluation, surgical planning, and instrumentation as well as step-by-step descriptions of specific procedures • Copublished with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine • Offers video clips on a companion website