Advanced Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery

Advanced Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery PDF

By Andy Shores and Brigitte A. Brisson

Advanced Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery Book PDF delivers an authoritative and accessible compilation of current best practices for surgery of the spine, neck, and head in dogs and cats. The book focuses on advanced and cutting-edge techniques in the field, offering detailed and step-by-step descriptions of state-of-the-art procedures accompanied by video clips of most.

The authors have developed a companion website that includes additional resources for the techniques described in the book, which provides coverage of percutaneous laser disk fenestration, spinal stabilization, and pituitary surgery. Each chapter presents a detailed description of an operative technique, indications, surgical anatomy, and related and detailed illustrations. Readers will also find:
A thorough introduction to the history of veterinary neurosurgery and applications of 3D printing in veterinary neurosurgery In-depth treatments of post-operative radiation therapy of intracranial tumors Comprehensive discussions of the more routine spinal procedures, including cervical ventral slot decompression Explorations of intracranial procedures, including intraoperative ultrasound in intracranial surgery

Perfect for veterinary surgeons and veterinary internal medicine specialists, Advanced Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery will also earn a place in the libraries of veterinary residents and interns.

Table of Contents

List of contributors xx

ACVS Foreword xx

ACVIM Foreword [To Come] xx

Preface xx

About the compaion website xx

Chapter Author / Institution

1 A History of Veterinary Neurosurgery” 1900-2000 DC Sorjonen ACVIM – Auburn

2 Applications of 3D Printing in Veterinary Neurosurgery Fred Wininger ACVIM – Charlotte, NC

3 Post-operative Radiation Therapy of Intracranial Tumors – MW Nolan ACVR – NCSU

4 Neuroanesthesia Claudio Natalini ACVAA – MS State

Part 1 Spinal Procedures

5 Cervical Ventral Slot Decompression A Shores ACVIM,

A Mooney – MS State

6 Thoracolumbar Decompression (Hemilaminectomy and Mini-hemilaminectomy) B Brisson ACVS – U Guelf

7 Thoracolumbar Disc Fenestration B Brisson ACVS – U Guelf

8 Percutaneous Laser Disk Ablation D Dugat ACVS – OK St U

9 The Cranial Thoracic Spine: Approach via Dorsolateral Hemilaminectomy Y Merbl ECVN, A Chen-Allen ACVIM -WSU

10 Principles in Surgical Management of Locked Cervical Facets A Shores ACVIM, R Gibson –

MS State

11 Spinal Stabilization Cervical Spine B Hettlich ACVS – Berne, CH

12 Spinal Stabilization Thoracolumbar Spine S Kornberg ACVIM

B Brisson ACVS – U Guelf

13 Surgical Management of Congenital Spinal Anomalies S Carrera-Justiz ACVIM – and Gabriel Garcia ACVIM – UF

14 Lumbosacral Decompression and Foramenotomy Techniques M Beasley ACVIM, S Lim –

MS State

15 Surgical Management of Spinal Nerve Root Tumors A Uriarte ECVN

16 Craniocervical Junction Anomalies S Cerda-Gonzalez ACVIM –

MedVet Chicago

17 Ventral Approach to the Cervicothoracic Spine Isidro Mateo / Hospital Clínico

Veterinario, Universidad Alfonso, Espana

Part 2 Intracranial Procedures

18 Intraoperative Ultrasound in Intracranial Surgery A Shores ACVIM, A Lee ACVR – MS State, C Tollefson

19 Brain Biopsy Techniques A Chen-Allen ACVIM – WSU

J Rossmeisel ACVIM – VT

20 Surgical Management of Sellar Masses T Owen ACVS, A Chen-Allen ACVIM, L Martin ECC – WSU

21 Surgical Management and Intraoperative Strategies for Tumors of the Skull J McAnulty ACVS – UW

22 Surgical Management of Intracranial Meningiomas T Bentley ACVIM – Purdue

23 Lateral Ventricular Fenestration A Shores ACVIM – MSSTATE

24 Surgery of the Caudal Fossa Tumors B Sturges ACVIM – UCD

25 Transzygomatic Approach to Ventrolateral Craniotomy/Craniectomy

M Young ACVIM, S Chen – Bush Vet

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