This classic revision of Adams' Lameness in Horses represents a detailed, comprehensive review of the development, cause, diagnosis, and treatment of lameness in horses. The book includes descriptions of the anatomy, physical features, and radiographic examination procedures, as well as nutrition, and the development of diseases. FEATURES: - Contributors are Experts in the field of Equine Lameness and provide reliable and up-to-date information for each section of the text. - Numerous (950) illustrations and photographs help the reader grasp concepts by providing a visual depiction of the information provided. - Strong coverage of Radiology that includes all diagnostic imaging modalities. - Preventive information is provided to help the reader understand how adequate nutrition and shoeing plays a role in equine lameness and what preventive measures can be taken. FEATURES NEW TO THIS EDITION: - Anatomy chapter has been expanded to include more clinical information, especially in relation to the spine. - Chapter 2, the Conformation Chapter has been completely rewritten and illustrated to present clearer information on biomechanics of movement.
- Chapter 4 on radiology has been expanded and updated to include new imaging modalities: ultrasound, nuclear medicine and a discussion of MRI, CT, etc. - Chapters on shoeing have been re-written and illustrated to introduce new materials, methods, and techniques. - All chapters have been rewritten to cover the most current information available on the diagnosis and treatment of equine lameness problems.
Table of Contents
Preface. Preface to the Fourth Edition. Contributors. Chapter 1. Functional Anatomy of Equine Locomotor Organs (Robert A. Kainer). Chapter 2. Conformation and Movement (Ted S. Stashak and Cherry Hill). Chapter 3. Examination for Lameness (Ted S. Stashak). Chapter 4. Equine Diagnostic Imaging (Richard D. Park, Robert H. Wrigley, and Phillip F. Steyn). Part I: Radiography (Richard D. Park). Part II: Ultrasonography of the Tendons, Ligaments, and Joints (Robert H. Wrigley). Part III: Nuclear Medicine (Phillip F. Steyn). Chapter 5. The Role of Nutrition Musculoskeletal Development and Disease (Catherien J. Savage and Lon D. Lweis). Chapter 6. Diseases of Bone and Related Structures (Gary M. Baxter and A Simon Turner). Chapter 7. Diseases of Joints, Tendons, Ligaments, and Related Structures (C. Wayne McIlwraith). Chapter 8. Lameness. Part I: The Foot (Ted S. Stashak). Part II: The Pastern (Ted S. Stashak). Part III: The Fetlock (Alicia L. Bertone). Part IV: The Metacarpus and Metatarsus (Alicia L. Bertone). Part V: The Carpus (Alicia L. Bertone). Part VI: The Forearm (Antebrachium) (Ted S. Stashak). Part VII: The Elbow (Ted S. Stashak). Part VIII: The Elbow (Ted S. Stashak). Part IX: The Shoulder (Ted S. Stashak). Part X: The Tarsus (Kenneth E. Sullins). Part XI: The Tibia (Kenneth E. Sullins). Part XII: The Stifle (Kenneth E. Sullins). Part XIII: The Femur (Kenneth E. Sullins). Part XIV: The Coxofemoral Joint (Dean A. Hendrickson). Part XV: The Pelvis. Part XVI: The Thoracolumbar Spine (Dean A. Hendrickson). Part XVII: Muscle Problems (Dean A. Hendrickson). Part XVIII: Wobbler Syndrome (Alan J. Nixon). Chapter 9. Trimming and Shoeing for Balance and Soundness (Ted S. Stashak, Cherry Hill, Richard Klimesh, and Gene Ovnice). Index.
Ted S. Stashak, DVM, MS