Endoscopy for the Veterinary Technician

Endoscopy for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive resource for the proper care and handling of endoscopes and accompanying instrumentation for a variety of procedures.

  • An inclusive reference on the proper care and handling of endoscopes and instrumentation
  • Provides step-by-step details on a variety of endoscopic procedures, highlighting patient preparation, needed equipment, anesthesia, post-procedure care, and complications
  • Offers numerous color images to help identify equipment and provide a visual guide to procedures
  • Includes specific technician tips throughout the text
About The Author
Susan Cox, RVT, VTS (SAIM) is a Small Animal Internal Medicine technician at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis. She is also a charter member of the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians.
Table of Contents

List of contributors, vii

Introduction, ix

1 Endoscopy equipment, 1
Valerie Walker

2 Endoscope care and cleaning, 15
Valerie Walker

3 Anesthesia considerations for the endoscopy patient, 33
Jody Nugent-Deal

4 Upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy, 63
Susan Cox

5 Lower gastrointestinal tract endoscopy, 83
Susan Cox

6 Upper airway endoscopy, 95
Susan Cox

7 Lower airway endoscopy, 107
Susan Cox

8 Urogenital endoscopy, 121
Susan Cox

9 Laparoscopy and thoracoscopy, 137
Katie Douthitt

10 Arthroscopy, 179
Susan Cox

11 The ultimate endoscopy suite, 199
Susan Cox

Index, 211

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