Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery


Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery

Current Techniques In Canine And Feline Neurosurgery Pdf

By Andy Shores and Brigitte A. Brisson

Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery PDF 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

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Table of Contents

Contributors, vii

ACVS Foreword, ix

ACVIM Foreword, xi

About the Companion Website, xiii

Section I: Diagnostics and Planning

1 Neurosurgical Instrumentation, 3
Michelle Oblak and Brigitte A. Brisson

2 Orthopedic Implants in Neurosurgery, 11
Noel M.M. Moens

3 Minimum Database for Intracranial Surgery, 21
Theresa E. Pancotto

4 Advanced Imaging: Intracranial Surgery, 29
Simon Platt and J. Fraser McConnell

5 Cisternal Cerebrospinal Fluid Taps, 55
Nora Ortinau

6 Minimum Database: Spinal Surgery, 59
Luis Gaitero and Brigitte A. Brisson

7 Advanced Imaging: Spinal Surgery, 71
Stephanie Nykamp

8 Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid Taps, 85
Luis Gaitero

9 Muscle and Nerve Biopsy, 93
Michaela Beasley

Section II: Intracranial Procedures

10 Transfrontal Craniotomy, 99
Ane Uriarte and Rodolfo Cappello

11 Lateral (Rostrotentorial) Craniotomy/Craniectomy, 109
Andy Shores

12 Suboccipital Craniectomy/Foramen Magnum Decompression, 115
Erin Y. Akin and Andy Shores

13 Surgical Treatment of Skull Tumors, 121
Michelle Oblak and Andy Shores

14 Shunt Placement and Marsupialization in Treatment of Hydrocephalus and Quadrigeminal Diverticula, 129
William Thomas and Jill Narak

Section III: Spinal Procedures

15 Atlantoaxial Subluxation, 141
Fred Wininger

16 Dorsal Cervical Decompression (Laminectomy/ Hemilaminectomy and Laminotomy), 149
James M. Fingeroth

17 Ventral Cervical Decompression, 157
Ronaldo C. da Costa

18 Lateral Cervical Approach, 163
Amy Fauber and Robert Bergman

19 Cervical Distraction and Stabilization, 169
Bianca Hettlich

20 Thoracolumbar Hemilaminectomy, 179
Andy Shores

21 Pediculectomy/Mini‐Hemilaminectomy, 183
Brigitte A. Brisson

22 Intervertebral Disc Fenestration, 191
Brigitte A. Brisson

23 Thoracolumbar Lateral Corpectomy, 199
Pierre Moissonnier

24 Dorsal Laminectomy in the Thoracolumbar Region, 205
Cory Fisher and Andy Shores

25 Vertebral Fracture and Luxation Repair, 209
Bianca Hettlich

26 Lumbosacral Decompression and Foraminotomy, 223
Trevor Bebchuk

27 Surgical Management of Spinal Neoplasia, 235
Mark S. Levy

Section IV: Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation

28 Guidelines for Postoperative Medical Care of the Neurosurgical Patient, 245
Debbie Reynolds and Brigitte A. Brisson

29 Physical Rehabilitation of the Neurological Patient, 257
María Pérez Hernández and Ruby Lynn Carter

Index, 269

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