Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Management of the Dog and Cat

By Jolle Kirpensteijn and Gert ter Haar

Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Management of the Dog and Cat PDF describe and illustrate step by step all currently available reconstructive surgical techniques. The book covers both dogs and cats with skin defects caused by injury or tumor resection and the reader is given the widest possible range of treatment options for dealing with individual cases.

After describing a new protocol for wound management in companion animals, and general, avascular and microvascular reconstructive techniques, the authors deal with specific techniques region by region: facial area and head, eyelids, neck and trunk, forelimb, and hindlimb.

Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Management of the Dog and Cat is an accessible overview and a source of practical help to improve treatment of patients with skin wounds. The book incorporates concise text, precise instructions and a wealth of top-quality color images. It will be of value to veterinary practitioners and students alike.

Table of Contents
  1. Introduction to companion animal reconstructive surgery

2. Wound management: A new protocol for companion animals

3. General reconstructive techniques

4. Avascular and microvascular reconstructive techniques

5. Head and eyelids reconstructive techniques

6. Reconstruction techniques of the neck and trunk

7. Reconstruction techniques of the forelimb

8. Reconstruction techniques of the hind limb

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