Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement (Avs Advances in Veterinary Surgery #4) (Hardcover)

Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement (Avs Advances in Veterinary Surgery #4) By Jeffrey N. Peck (Editor), Denis J. Marcellin-Little (Editor) Cover Image
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Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement provides an up-to-date, comprehensive examination of joint replacement in veterinary surgery. Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation, the book presents an evidence-based, multi-system examination of the current state of hip, knee, and elbow replacement in dogs and cats, including information on biomechanics and biomaterials not found in other sources. Written by an international group of experts, the book offers guidance on the history, indications, contraindications, clinical procedures, and a review of the current literature for these surgical techniques.

Focusing on replacement of the hip, knee, and elbow, the book also covers disc, shoulder, carpus, and tarsus replacement, as well as information on the development of custom prostheses. Each section incorporates information on potential complications and outcomes assessment. Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement is an unparalleled repository of information for veterinary surgeons, residents, and practitioners with an interest in these procedures.

About the Author


Jeffrey N. Peck, DVM, DACVS, is Staff Surgeon at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Maitland, Florida. Denis J. Marcellin-Little, DEDV, DACVS, DECVS, is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780470959619
ISBN-10: 0470959614
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: December 26th, 2012
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Avs Advances in Veterinary Surgery