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Current Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery


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Contributors, vii ACVS Foreword, ix ACVIM Foreword, xi About the Companion Website, xiii Section I: Diagnostics and Planning 1 Neurosurgical Instrumentation, 3 Michelle Oblak and Brigitte A. Brisson 2 Orthopedic Implants in Neurosurgery, 11 Noel M.M. Moens 3 Minimum Database for Intracranial Surgery, 21 Theresa E. Pancotto 4 Advanced Imaging: Intracranial Surgery, 29 Simon Platt and J. Fraser McConnell 5 Cisternal Cerebrospinal Fluid Taps, 55 Nora Ortinau 6 Minimum Database: Spinal Surgery, 59 Luis Gaitero and Brigitte A. Brisson 7 Advanced Imaging: Spinal Surgery, 71 Stephanie Nykamp 8 Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid Taps, 85 Luis Gaitero 9 Muscle and Nerve Biopsy, 93 Michaela Beasley Section II: Intracranial Procedures 10 Transfrontal Craniotomy, 99 Ane Uriarte and Rodolfo Cappello 11 Lateral (Rostrotentorial) Craniotomy/Craniectomy, 109 Andy Shores 12 Suboccipital Craniectomy/Foramen Magnum Decompression, 115 Erin Y. Akin and Andy Shores 13 Surgical Treatment of Skull Tumors, 121 Michelle Oblak and Andy Shores 14 Shunt Placement and Marsupialization in Treatment of Hydrocephalus and Quadrigeminal Diverticula, 129 William Thomas and Jill Narak Section III: Spinal Procedures 15 Atlantoaxial Subluxation, 141 Fred Wininger 16 Dorsal Cervical Decompression (Laminectomy/ Hemilaminectomy and Laminotomy), 149 James M. Fingeroth 17 Ventral Cervical Decompression, 157 Ronaldo C. da Costa 18 Lateral Cervical Approach, 163 Amy Fauber and Robert Bergman 19 Cervical Distraction and Stabilization, 169 Bianca Hettlich 20 Thoracolumbar Hemilaminectomy, 179 Andy Shores 21 Pediculectomy/Mini?Hemilaminectomy, 183 Brigitte A. Brisson 22 Intervertebral Disc Fenestration, 191 Brigitte A. Brisson 23 Thoracolumbar Lateral Corpectomy, 199 Pierre Moissonnier 24 Dorsal Laminectomy in the Thoracolumbar Region, 205 Cory Fisher and Andy Shores 25 Vertebral Fracture and Luxation Repair, 209 Bianca Hettlich 26 Lumbosacral Decompression and Foraminotomy, 223 Trevor Bebchuk 27 Surgical Management of Spinal Neoplasia, 235 Mark S. Levy Section IV: Postoperative Care and Rehabilitation 28 Guidelines for Postoperative Medical Care of the Neurosurgical Patient, 245 Debbie Reynolds and Brigitte A. Brisson 29 Physical Rehabilitation of the Neurological Patient, 257 Maria Perez Hernandez and Ruby Lynn Carter Index, 269

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The editors Andy Shores, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM (Neurology) is Clinical Professor and Chief of Neurosurgery and Neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA and the Veterinary Specialty Center in Starkville, Mississippi, USA. Brigitte A. Brisson, DMV, DVSc, DACVS, is Professor of Small Animal Surgery in the Department of Clinical Studies at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. This book is accompanied by a companion website: www.wiley.com/go/shores/neurosurgery The website provides video clips of procedures.

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