Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats
James Fingeroth, William Thomas December 2014
Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats defines our present knowledge of this common clinical problem, compiling information related to the canine and feline intervertebral disc into a single resource. As a comprehensive, focused work, the book is an authoritative reference for understanding and treating disc disease, providing a sound scientific and clinical basis for decision making. Offering an objective synthesis of the current literature, the book supplies guidance on the approach to a potential disc rupture, surgical and medical strategies, and management of the patient.
Offering a complete understanding of intervertebral disc disease, the book describes and discusses the controversies and issues surrounding this topic, acknowledging the gaps in our knowledge. Advances in Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats presents up-to-date, reliable information on this common condition for veterinary surgeons, neurologists, and general practitioners.
Describes the current knowledge of disc disease in dogs and cats
Provides a state-of-the-art, complete resource focused entirely on this common clinical problem
Gives an objective picture of the controversies around intervertebral disc disease in canine and feline patients
Presents evidence-based and clinically relevant information for understanding and treating intervertebral disc disease
Offers clear clinical recommendations grounded in the current literature
Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the ACVS Foundation