• Complications in Equine Surgery is the first reference to focus exclusively on understanding, preventing, recognizing, managing, and prognosing, technical and post-procedural complications in equine surgery. Edited by two noted experts on the topic, the book presents evidence-based information using a clear approach, organized by body system. Featuring color images, the book contains detailed coverage of the gastrointestinal, respiratory, musculoskeletal, urogenital, and neurological systems.

    Each chapter contains a short introduction of the procedure with explanations of when and how the procedure is to be performed. All chapters review how to recognize and prevent technical complications and explain how to manage post-operative complications. This important text:

    • Offers the first resource specifically focused on complications encountered in equine surgery
    • Takes a helpful format organized by body system
    • Provides consistently formatted chapters for ease of use
    • Covers clinically relevant information for dealing with technical and post-operative complications
    • Presents more than 350 color images to illustrate the concepts described

    Written for general practitioners and specialists, Complications in Equine Surgery is an essential resource to decreasing morbidity and mortality and increasing surgical success in horses.

  • Foreword



    List of Contributors

    Chapter 1 Surgical Complications

    Luis Rubio Martinez and Dean Hendrickson

    Chapter 2 Complications of Parenteral Administration of Drugs

    Julie E. Dechant

    Chapter 3 Complications of Intravascular Injection and Catheterization

    Julie E. Dechant

    Chapter 4 Complications of Endoscopy

    Julie E. Dechant

    Chapter 5 Complications of Nasogastric Intubation

    Julie E. Dechant

    Chapter 6 Complications of Fluid Therapy

    Angelika Schoster and Henry Staempfli

    Chapter 7 Complications Associated with Hemmorhage

    Margaret Mudge

    Chapter 8 Complications of Blood Transfusion

    Margaret Mudge

    Chapter 9 Complications Associated with Sutures

    Ian F. Devick, Dean Hendrickson

    Chapter 10 Complications of Bone Graft Harvesting, Handling, and Implantation

    Lynn Pezzanite and Laurie R. Goodrich

    Chapter 11 Complications of Cryosurgery

    Ann Martens

    Chapter 12 Complications of Laser Surgery

    Kenneth E. Sullins

    Chapter 13 Complications of Systemic Analgesic Drugs

    Maria Amengual and Eva Rioja Garcia

    Chapter 14 Complications of Loco-Regional Anesthesia

    Eva Rioja Garcia

    Chapter 15 Complications of Sedative and Anesthesia Medications

    Rachel C. Hector and Khursheed Mama

    Chapter 16 Complications of Recovery from General Anesthesia

    Alexander Valverde

    Chapter 17 Complications Associated with Surgical Site Infections

    Denis Verwilghen and J Scott Weese

    Chapter 18 Complications of Reconstructive Surgery

    Jacintha Wilmink and Debra Archer

    Chapter 19 Complications of Excessive Granulation Tissue

    Jacintha Wilmink and Debra Archer

    Chapter 20 Complications of Skin Neoplasia

    Debra Archer and Jacintha Wilmink

    Chapter 21 Complications of Skin Grafting

    Debra Archer and Jacintha Wilmink

    Chapter 22 Complications of Oral and Salivary Gland Surgery

    PM Dixon and RJM Reardon

    Chapter 23 Complications of Esophageal Surgery

    Louise L. Southwood

    Chapter 24 Complications of Stomach Surgery

    Louise L. Southwood

    Chapter 25 Complications of Splenic Surgery

    Eileen Hackett

    Chapter 26 Complications of Abdominal Approaches

    Shauna Lawless and Eileen Hackett

    Chapter 27 Complications of the Intraoperative Colic Patient

    Anje G. Bauck and David E. Freeman

    Chapter 28 Complications of the Postoperative Colic Patient

    Louise L. Southwood

    Chapter 29 Complications of Surgery of the Rectum and Anus

    Michael Spirito

    Chapter 30 Complications of Abdominal Surgery: Incisional Hernia

    John P. Caron

    Chapter 31 Complications of Equine Laparoscopy

    Donna L. Shettko and Dean A. Hendrickson

    Chapter 32 Complications of Endoscopic Laser Surgery

    Jan Hawkins

    Chapter 33 Complications of Surgery of the Equine Nasal Passages and Paranasal Sinuses

    Lynn Pezzanite and Jeremiah T. Easley

    Chapter 34 Complications of Pharynx Surgery

    Norm G. Ducharme and Fabrice Rossignol

    Chapter 35 Complications of Larynx Surgery

    Fabrice Rossignol and Norm G. Ducharme

    Chapter 36 Complications of Surgery for Diseases of the Guttural Pouch

    Anje Bauck and David E. Freeman

    Chapter 37 Complications of Tracheal Surgery

    John Peroni

    Chapter 38 Complications of Thoracic Surgery

    John Peroni

    Chapter 39 Complications of Testicular Surgery

    Jim Schumacher and Tom O’Brien

    Chapter 40 Complications of Penile and Preputial Surgery

    Jim Schumacher and Tom O’Brien

    Chapter 41 Complications of Ovarian and Uterine Surgery

    Jim Schumacher and Tom O’Brien

    Chapter 42 Complications of Vulvar, Vestibular, Vaginal, and Cervical Surgery

    Jim Schumacher and Tom O’Brien

    Chapter 43 Complications of Urinary Surgery

    KT Steward and Luis Rubio Martinez

    Chapter 44 Complications of Diagnostic Tests for Lameness

    Ellen Singer

    Chapter 45 Complications of Synovial Endoscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy, Tenoscopy, Bursoscopy)

    Troy N. Trumble and Michael C. Maher

    Chapter 46 Complications of Orthopedic Surgery

    Kyla F. Ortved and Dean W. Richardson

    Chapter 47 Complications of Surgery of the Foot

    Britta S. Leise

    Chapter 48 Complications of Surgical Correction of Angular Limb Deformities

    Robert Hunt and Amy Buck

    Chapter 49 Complications of Surgical Correction of Flexural Limb Deformities

    Belinda Black and Jim R. Vasey

    Chapter 50 Complications of Splint Bone Fractures

    Timothy Lescun

    Chapter 51 Complications of Craniomaxillary and Mandible Fractures

    Timothy Lescun

    Chapter 52 Complications of Tendon Surgery

    Roger K.W. Smith

    Chapter 53 Complications of Muscle Surgery

    Brad Nelson

    Chapter 54 Complications of Regenerative Medicine

    Ashlee E. Watts

    Chapter 55 Complications of Osseous Cyst-Like Lesions

    Ashlee E. Watts

    Chapter 56 Complications of Ophthalmic Surgery

    Kate S. Freeman and Dennis E. Brooks

    Chapter 57 Complications of Diagnostic Procedures of the Nervous System

    Laura Johnstone

    Chapter 58 Complications of Anterior Cervical Fusion

    Barrie Grant

    Chapter 59 Complications of Surgery for Impingement of Dorsal Spinous Processes

    Luis M. Rubio-Martinez

    Chapter 60 Complications of Peripheral Nerve Surgery

    Yvonne A. Elce

  • Luis M. Rubio Martínez, DVM, DVSc, PhD, DipACVS, DipECVS, DipACVSMR, MRCVS, is Senior Equine Surgeon at Sussex Equine Hospital in Ashington, UK.

    Dean A. Hendrickson, DVM, MS, DipACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery (Large Animal Soft Tissue), is Professor of Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.