AO Principles of Fracture Management in the Dog and Cat

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Thieme, Jul 12, 2005 - Medical - 552 pages
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This new AO text is a step-by-step manual for treating fractures in the mandible, maxilla, spine, scapula, pelvis, humerus, radius, ulna, femur, patella, tibia and fibula, carpus, tarsus, metacarpal and metatarsal bones, and digits. Engaging current concepts of AO teaching with a particular focus on the biology of fracture healing, this book is designed to guide the surgeon through all the stages of fracture management, from preoperative evaluation and fracture planning, to anesthesia and pain management protocols, to fraction reduction techniques and surgical procedures. The authors also discuss considerations for rehabilitation. This text is a must for all practicing veterinary orthopedic surgeons.
 

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Contents

3 Fracture healing
72
4 Fractures of the mandible
98
5 Fractures of the maxilla
116
6 Fractures of the spine
130
7 Fractures of the scapula
150
8 Fractures of the pelvis
161
9 Fractures of the humerus
201
10 Fractures of the radius
230
18 Fractures of the digits
370
19 Corrective osteotomies
374
20 Complications of fracture treatment
394
21 Arthrodesis of the shoulder
434
22 Arthrodesis of the elbow
440
23 Arthrodesis of the carpus
446
24 Arthrodesis of the stifle
458
25 Arthrodesis of the tarsus
464

11 Fractures of the ulna
260
12 Fractures of the femur
272
13 Fractures of the Patella
304
14 Fractures of the tibia and fibula
310
15 Fractures of the carpus
340
16 Fractures of the tarsus
348
17 Fractures of the metacarpal and metatarsal bones
360
26 Arthrodesis of the digits
472
27 AppendixImplants and materials in fracture fixation
476
Glossary
489
Index
499
How to use the DVDROM
527
VideoAnimation index
528
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Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL., USA

University of Cambridge

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