Laminitis: understanding, cure, prevention

Laminitis: understanding, cure, prevention

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789082519105
Publisher: chezchevaux.eu
Publication date: 03/28/2016
Pages: 242
Sales rank: 886,660
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Remco Sikkel (1970) has been an equine laminitis expert and hoof care specialist both in the Netherlands and France since 2001. The original Dutch edition of this book is a resounding success in the Netherlands and  Belgium.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Laminitis
Symptom control
Systemic disease
Unnatural living conditions
Some facts
History
Figures
Domestication and laminitis hoof anatomy and histology
Definitions and properties
Coffin bone and its tendons
Dermis
Hoof cartilages
Digital cushion
Hoof capsule
Nerves
Hoof vasculature
Definition
The three phases of laminitis
Developmental phase
Acute phase
Chronic phase
Clinical Signs
Acute phase
Chronic phase
Theories and causes
Theories
Circulation theory
Enzyme theory
Inflammation theory
Metabolism and hormone theory
Trauma theory
Causes
Digestive problems
Circulatory problems
Toxins
Hormonal problems
Glucose problems
Stress
Hyperlipidaemia
Tick-borne diseases
Genetic abnormalities
Diagnosis
General Diagnosis
History of the horse
Determination of clinical signs
Physical examination
Medical imaging
Radiography
Venography
Thermography
Differential diagnosis
Blood test
Local anaesthesia
Treatment and prevention
General
Treatment
First aid
Trimming a laminitic hoof
Treating complications
Abscesses
White line disease
Infection
Frog infection
Sepsis
Detoxification
Weight management
Weight loss
Hoof protection
Therapeutic shoeing
Hoof boots
Hoof casting
Movement and exercise
Surgery
Tenotomy and desmotomy
Hoof wall resection
Coronary band resection
Stem cell transplant
Bloodletting
Maggot therapy
Leech therapy
Complementary therapies
Acupuncture, acupressure, shiatsu
Massage
Essential oils
Phytotherapy
Supplements, hormones and remedies
Supplements
Hormones
Curative remedies
Preventive remedies
Prevention
Living conditions
Direction instead of goal
Nutrition and pasture management
Digestive process
Unnatural diet and feeding patterns
Possible improvements
Nsc prevention
Housing
Social interaction
Donkeys
Physiological differences
Pathophysiological differences
Behaviour
Hooves
Nutrition
Drugs

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