Joint Disease in the Horse / Edition 1

Joint Disease in the Horse / Edition 1

by David D Frisbie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721651356

ISBN-13: 9780721651354

Pub. Date: 08/05/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Dr. McIlwraith’s Joint Disease in the Horse, 2nd Edition is the only book to give you a full account of equine joint disease, combining a thorough, up-to-date survey of scientific advances with a practical guide to both medical and surgical treatments. With contributions from nationally and internationally recognized pioneers in the

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Dr. McIlwraith’s Joint Disease in the Horse, 2nd Edition is the only book to give you a full account of equine joint disease, combining a thorough, up-to-date survey of scientific advances with a practical guide to both medical and surgical treatments. With contributions from nationally and internationally recognized pioneers in the field, this groundbreaking text offers an overview of joint structure and function and translates the latest information on basic joint pathobiology into practical application for the clinician. Step-by-step guidance on injection techniques and medications, along with a survey of practical arthroscopic surgery and developments, make it a truly indispensable reference for all equine veterinarians treating sports and racing horses.


• UNIQUE! Unprecedented, state-of-the-art coverage of the pathology, pathogenesis, and clinical diagnosis of traumatic and degenerative joint disease
, so you stay in the know.
Section on general principles of joint pathobiology provides the background to evaluate and interpret the diagnostic and surgical aspects of disease.
Explores treatments for traumatic arthritis and osteoarthritis and other joint entities, offering a broad range of options and up-to-date recommendations for problematic decisions.
Addresses recent advances and results in arthroscopic surgery for the acute injury and results including fragment removal, fragment fixation, and synovectomy.
Discussion of current research provides insight for difficult cases and calls out the directions in which future arthritis research is headed.
More than 325 photographs and line drawings help engage and guide you through procedures and treatments.


• NEW! Full color throughout
with new artwork and a range of new images including radiographs showing both the normal and the disease progression.
NEW! Practical step-by-step approach demonstrates the authors’ preferred injections methods and shows underlying anatomic correlations.
NEW and UPDATED! Restructured and substantially revised to emphasize treatment options, making it a practical, concise, and accessible reference and text.
NEW! All-new chapters on drugs and new biological therapies, including stem cells, IRAP, and PRP and thoroughly updated coverage of HA and corticosteroids.
NEW! Covers advanced imaging, giving you the latest information available.
NEW! Expert advice from Dr. McIlwraith, three new co-editors, and new contributors - all distinguished specialists in the field of joint disease in the horse.

• Lameness and surgical clinicians describe how to approach the various, specific disease conditions.
• Equine specific radiologists provide their opinions on the best imaging techniques for defining the disease and making interpretations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721651354
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/05/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
505
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Anatomy and Physiology of Synovial Joints1
Ch. 2Articular Cartilage Homeostasis and the Role of Growth Factors and Cytokines in Regulating Matrix Composition29
Ch. 3General Pathobiology of the Joint and Response to Injury40
Ch. 4Neurogenic Factors in Joint Pain and Disease Pathogenesis70
Ch. 5Functional Joint Anatomy and Its Development80
Ch. 6Pathologic Manifestations of Joint Disease in the Athletic Horse87
Ch. 7Joint Biomechanics in the Pathogenesis of Traumatic Arthritis104
Ch. 8Clinical Features and Diagnosis of Equine Joint Disease120
Ch. 9Imaging Techniques in the Diagnosis of Equine Joint Disease145
Ch. 10Ultrasonographic Examination in the Diagnosis of Joint Disease165
Ch. 11Use of Synovial Fluid and Serum Markers in Articular Disease203
Ch. 12Rest, Exercise, and Physical Therapy Programs217
Ch. 13Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs223
Ch. 14Intra-articular Corticosteroids237
Ch. 15Hyaluronan and Its Use in the Treatment of Equine Joint Disease257
Ch. 16Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (Adequan)270
Ch. 17Potential Use of Pentosan Polysulfate for the Treatment of Equine Joint Disease281
Ch. 18Surgical Treatment of Joint Injury292
Ch. 19Joint Resurfacing: Attempts at Repairing Articular Cartilage Defects317
Ch. 20Pathogenesis of Equine Osteochondrosis335
Ch. 21Pathogenesis of Osteochondrosis - Genetic Implications359
Ch. 22Clinical Aspects of Osteochondritis Dissecans362
Ch. 23Subchondral Cystic Lesions in Horses384
Ch. 24Infectious Arthritis397
Ch. 25Other Conditions Affecting Equine Joints410
Ch. 26Animal Models and Other Experimental Systems in the Investigation of Equine Arthritis421
Ch. 27Isolated Chondrocyte and Cartilage Explant Culture Systems as Techniques to Investigate the Pathogenesis of Equine Joint Disease441
Ch. 28Cellular Responses and Receptor Mechanisms in Joint Disease: A Bacterial Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Model of Articular Damage447
Ch. 29Arthritis Research: Some Present and Future Directions in Joint Disease468
Index475

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