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Author Pavletic, Michael M., author.

Title Atlas of small animal wound management and reconstructive surgery / Michael M. Pavletic
Edition Fourth edition
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 866 pages)
Contents The skin -- Basic principles of wound healing -- Basic principles of wound management -- Topical wound care products and their use -- Dressings, bandages, external support, and protective devices -- Common complications in wound healing -- Management of specific wounds -- Regional considerations -- Tension relieving techniques -- Skin-stretching techniques -- Local flaps -- Distant flap techniques -- Axial pattern skin flaps -- Free grafts -- Facial reconstruction -- Myocutaneous flaps and muscle flaps -- Oral reconstructive surgical techniques -- Foot pad reconstruction -- Major eyelid reconstruction -- Nasal reconstruction techniques -- Cosmetic closure techniques -- Preputial reconstructive surgery -- Pinnal reconstructive surgery -- Miscellaneous reconstructive surgical techniques
Summary A one-stop reference for the surgical treatment of wounds in small animal patients Wound management and reconstructive surgery are among the most challenging and innovative subspecialties of veterinary surgery for the management of traumatic injuries and neoplastic conditions commonly encountered in small animals. Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery, Fourth Edition presents detailed procedures for surgical reconstruction and essential information on the principles of wound healing and wound management for dogs and cats. Coverage encompasses the pathophysiology and management of the wide variety of wounds encountered in small animal practice and the most current reconstructive techniques for closing the most challenging defects. This updated edition is presented with additional full color images and now includes color in each illustration, to enhance the reader's understanding of each subject and successful execution of the surgical techniques covered. It imparts new and updated information on a wide variety of topics, including skin and muscle flap techniques, skin fold disorders, facial and nasal reconstructive surgery, foot pad surgery, urogenital reconstructive surgery, and includes a new chapter on reconstructive surgery of the pinna. Provides a key reference for general practitioners, surgeons, surgical residents, veterinary students, and small animal technicians in a single source. Discusses current and new wound management and reconstructive surgical techniques for all body regions, including the face, ear, mouth, eye, nose, trunk, external genitalia, and foot. Contains 35 brand-new plate illustrations, updated and enhanced color plate illustrations and drawings, and additional clinical photographs throughout
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 10, 2018)
Subject Dogs -- surgery.
Animals, Domestic -- surgery.
Cats -- surgery.
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures -- veterinary.
Surgical Flaps -- veterinary.
Wounds and Injuries -- veterinary.
Cats -- Surgery -- Atlases
Dogs -- Surgery -- Atlases
Pet medicine -- Atlases
Cats -- Surgery.
Dogs -- Surgery.
MEDICAL -- Veterinary Medicine -- Small Animal.
Pet medicine.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Genre/Form Scientific atlases.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017060302
ISBN 111926751X