Equine Laminitis

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James K. Belknap
John Wiley & Sons, 23 nov. 2016 - 472 pages

The first book dedicated to this common, serious, and complex equine disease, Equine Laminitis is the gold-standard reference to the latest information on every aspect of the disease and its treatment.

  • Provides the first book devoted specifically to equine laminitis
  • Discusses the current state of knowledge on all aspects of the disease, including its history, relevant anatomical considerations, pathophysiology, the diagnostic workup, and clinical treatment
  • Presents 50 chapters written by leading international experts, under the editorship of the foremost authority on equine laminitis
  • Offers a thorough understanding of this common affliction, grounded in the scientific literature
  • Describes effective prevention and treatment plans

 

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Table des matières

Contributors
Foreword
Abbreviations
Historical Perspective on Equine Laminitis
Equine Laminitis Farriery from 1800
An Overview
Anatomy and Function of the Equine Digit
Outcomes and Expectations
Further Exogenous Factors Commonly Identified
Laminitis in Pituitary Pars Intermedia
Supporting Limb Laminitis
Summary
PreEmptive Physical Examination
Diagnostic Imaging
Information Obtained from Lateral Radiographs
References

Overview
Starch
References
Black
Hemodynamic Events in Laminitis
Lamellar Hemodynamics
References
The Role of Thrombosis and Coagulation
Platelet Activation and Aggregation in Laminitis
Coagulation Abnormalities in Laminitis
Conclusions
References
Leukocytes and Inflammatory Signaling
Black Walnut Extract Model
Hyperinsulinemia Model
References
Leukocytes and Inflammatory Signaling
Inflammatory Signaling Pathways
Inflammatory Signaling in Horses with Insulin
References
Role of Proteases in Laminitis
Endocrine and Metabolic Dysregulation
References
Linking Corticosteroid Action to Laminitis Risk
References
Equine Metabolic Syndrome
Other Factors Influencing Energy Dynamics
The Role of Systemic Inflammation in EMSAL
Dysregulation of the Lamellar Basal
References
Structural Dynamics of Displacement
General Clinical Aspects of the Laminitis
Lameness
References
SepsisRelated Laminitis
Clinical Pathology
Procedure
Technique Error
Categorization of Severity of Disease Using
Endocrine and Metabolic Evaluation
Testing for Equine Metabolic Syndrome
Testing for Thyroid Function
General Supportive Care for the Laminitis
References
Enzyme Inhibition and Decreasing Inflammation
Vasoactive Drug Therapy
Endothelin and 5HT
Analgesia
Digital Hypothermia
Rationale and Evidence for Use of Digital
References
Equine Sepsis
References
Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction
Pharmacological Management of Insulin
Application
Symmetrical Distal DisplacementSinking of
Approaching Digital Management Prior
The Use of Casts in Equine Laminitis
Deep Digital Flexor Tenotomy
Dorsal Hoof Wall Techniques
Notes
Events Leading to Complications
Complications of Other Body Systems
Complications of Cryotherapy
Laminitis
Determining
Prevention of Supporting Limb Laminitis
Reduce the Distal Interphalangeal DIP Joint
Prevention of SepsisRelated Laminitis
Nutritional Management for Avoidance

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À propos de l'auteur (2016)

James K. Belknap, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, is Professor of Equine Surgery in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He runs a research laboratory studying the pathophysiology of equine laminitis, and works closely with the Certified Journeyman Farrier, Todd Adams, on podiatry cases including equine laminitis cases.

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