Nephrology and Urology of Small Animals provides veterinarians with the knowledge needed to effectively diagnose and treat urologic diseases in canine, feline, and exotic patients. Serving as an easy-to-use, comprehensive clinical reference, the text takes an evidence-based approach to detailed coverage of specific diseases and disorders, including etiology and prevalence, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, prognosis, controversies, and references. Coverage also includes practical review of anatomy and physiology of the urinary system, fundamentals of diagnostic testing and therapeutic techniques.
This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, edited by Dr. Mary Anna Labato and Dr. Mark J. Acierno, focuses on current topics in Urology. Articles include: Urinary incontinence; Inappropriate urinations; Upper tract urolithiasis; Nutritional management of urolithiasis; Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC); Urinary Tract Infection (UTI); Stem cell therapy; Importance of urinalysis; Urinary tract cytology; DI of the urinary tract; Interventional therapies of the urinary tract; Urologic oncology; and Nutraceuticals for urine tract use.
This two-volume masterwork offers explicit guidelines for evaluating patients, selecting the right operation, and implementing clinically proven procedures. It covers major topics relevant to the field such as oncology, ophthalmology, dentistry, the nervous system, the urinary and reproductive systems, and more. The up-to-date 3rd edition features an increased emphasis on decision-making algorithms and high-quality images that depict relevant anatomy, diagnostic features, and sequential steps in operative procedures. Expanded, detailed coverage assists the reader with learning and applying the latest surgical techniques. Contributors from three different continents and 17 countries, outstanding in their fields, lend a global perspective to the work. Extensive, high-quality illustrations aid the reader in clear visualization of techniques, instrumentation, and diagnosis. References for each chapter direct the reader to further sources of information. An appendix of normal laboratory values for the dog and cat put this essential information within easy reach. A cardiopulmonary resuscitation algorithm is printed on the inside front cover for quick and easy reference. A quick guide to evaluation and initial stabilization of life-threatening cardiopulmonary complications is printed on the inside back cover for immediate access to crucial information. The section on critical care has been expanded to include more complete information. 10 new section editors and 146 new contributors bring new insight to topics in their areas of expertise. 38 new chapters, including a chapter on arthroscopy, reflect current knowledge and advances. Detailed coverage of surgery techniques present explicit, easy-to-follow guidelines and procedures. An increased emphasis on decision-making algorithms makes the book even more clinically useful. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised, providing the most comprehensive scope of coverage for each topic.
This text begins with an orientation to the principles of surgical complications - which are often correctable or preventable. The authors move onto targeted discussions on the types of problems associated with different kinds of surgical procedures, organized according to region.
-- A revision of the Definitive diagnostic guide for practitioners and students!-- Approximately 80 new tests have been added.-- New Dynamic Testing section explores how this method of series lab evaluation can aid in the early detection of disease, monitoring response to therapy and disclosing age-based changes.
Dr. Joseph Bartges has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of Urology. Articles include: Urinalysis, Diagnostic imaging of lower urinary tract disease, Cystoscopy, Interventional urology, Congenital lower urinary tract diseases, Urinary tract infections, Feline idiopathic cystitis, Complementary and alternative therapies for lower urinary tract diseases, and more!