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Veterinary sutures handbook (expanded edition)

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Author(s): Carbonell Tatay, José María; Rodríguez Fernández, Julián
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-37-7
Pages: 216
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

This edition of the Veterinary suture handbook expands the contents of the previous edition with updated and more practical information. It includes basic aspects such as the different types of sutures, their characteristics and those of the instruments used, and the latest and most innovative materials. It also provides detailed descriptions of their use and advice on how to apply them to ensure the best results. In addition, the authors give greater relevance to the suturing of the different organs according to their characteristics and to new techniques, and a whole chapter is dedicated to eye surgery.


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José María Carbonell Tatay

Dr Carbonell graduated in veterinary medicine from the University of Córdoba, Spain, in 1989. He founded the Taibaira Small Animal Veterinary Hospital in Teulada–Moraira (Alicante) in 1989 and is still the owner, manager, and currently the head of general surgery and traumatology. He is also a co-owner of the La Nao de Jávea veterinary practice in Alicante.

He dedicates his time in the clinic exclusively to small animal surgery. In the field of hernia repair, Dr Carbonell has pioneered the use of surgical meshes and created the mesh–plug technique for use in animals. He has participated in seminars and courses, published articles in various national journals, and is a coauthor of Manual de suturas en veterinaria (Veterinary suture handbook) published by Editorial Servet (2007) and author of La pesca deportiva del atún rojo (Recreational tuna fishing) published by Tutor (2013).

He currently focuses entirely on small animal clinical medicine, particularly on surgery.

Julián Rodríguez Fernández

Dr Rodríguez graduated in veterinary medicine from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, in 1994. He works as a small animal veterinary surgeon at the La Nao de Jávea, of which he is co-owner, and Ambra de Pego veterinary practices in Alicante.

He concentrates most of his time on surgery and collaborates in the application of the mesh–plug surgical technique for small animal hernia repairs.

He has given lectures in seminars and courses and published articles in a variety of national journals. He is the author of the book Manual de suturas en Veterinaria (Veterinary suture handbook) published by Editorial Servet (2007).

Contributors

Chapter 9. Sutures in eye surgery

José Mª Molleda Carbonell

Lecturer at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Córdoba and graduate of the Latin American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (CLOVE).

Eva Mª Martín Suárez

Lecturer at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Córdoba and graduate of the Latin American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (CLOVE).

1.	Sutures
	Definition
	Classification of suture materials
		Origin
		Behaviour
		Structure
	Advantages and disadvantages of each suture material
2.	Basic suture instruments
	Needle holders
		Types of needle holder
	Dissecting forceps
		Types of forceps
		Types of scissors 
3.	Suture threads
	Characteristics
		Mechanical properties
		Biological properties
	Description of the most common suture threads
		Catgut
		Polyglycolic acid (PGA)
		Low molecular weight polyglycolic acid
		Polyglactin 910
		Low molecular weight polyglactin 910
		Polydioxanone
		Poly(trimethylene carbonate), PTMC
		Poliglecaprone 25
		Glyconate
		Surgical stainless steel
		Silk
		Linen
		Nylon
		Polyester fibre sutures
		Polypropylene
		Polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF)
		Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
4.	Surgical needles
	Key design elements for surgical needles
		Rigidity
		Ductility
		Sharpness
		Stability in the needle holder
	Surgical needle selection criteria
		Tissue type
		Surgical technique
		Needle anatomy
	Parts of the needle
		Swage
		Body
		Needle point
5.	Key tips for successful sutures
6.	Tissue repair
	Wound suturing
	Wound classification
		Clean wounds
		Clean–contaminated wounds
		Contaminated wounds
		Dirty or infected wounds
	Basic tips for wound closure
		Contaminated or potentially contaminated wounds
		Thread diameter selection
		In the urinary and biliary tracts
		In hernia repairs
		In wild animals
		Subcutaneous sutures
		In asymmetrical wounds or cases with tissue loss
	Vascular clips and ligatures
		Vascular clips
		Ligatures
7.	Surgical knots
	The human factor in surgical knot security
	Surgical knot tying techniques
		The square knot
		The surgeon’s knot
		The deep tie
		Instrument tie
		Ligation around haemostatic clamps or vascular pedicle ligatures
8.	Sutures in different tissues
	Skin
		Skin staples
		Simple stitches
		Apposition sutures
		Tension sutures
	Subcutaneous tissue
	Fascial and aponeurotic tissues
	Muscle tissues
	Gastrointestinal tract
		The stomach

		The small intestine
		The colon
		The rectum
	Blood vessels
	Nerves
	Tendons
	The urinary tract
	Parenchymal organs
	Other sutures
9.	Sutures in ophthalmology
	The appendages of the eye
		The eyelids and the orbicularis oculi muscle
		The conjunctivae
	The eyeball
		The cornea and sclera
		Socket
	Adhesives in ophthalmology
		Synthetic adhesives
		Biological adhesives
10.	Mechanical sutures
	Classification and description
		Circular staplers
		Linear staplers
		Linear cutter staplers
		Vascular clips
		Skin staplers
11.	Sutures in laparoscopic surgery
	Manual suturing
		Instruments and handling
	Suturing procedure
		Needle handling
		Knotting
12.	Tissue adhesives
	Cyanoacrylate-based tissue adhesives
		Cyanoacrylates
		Types of cyanoacrylates
		Surgical applications
		Wound closure procedure
		Clinical toxicity
	Biological adhesives or fibrin sealants
13.	Regulatory control of suture characteristics
14.	Sterile suture materials: manufacturing processes and current legislation
	Production process and quality control parameters
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Veterinary sutures handbook (expanded edition)

Veterinary sutures handbook (expanded edition)

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Author(s): Carbonell Tatay, José María; Rodríguez Fernández, Julián
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-37-7
Pages: 216
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

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Veterinary sutures handbook (expanded edition)

Veterinary sutures handbook (expanded edition)

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Author(s): Carbonell Tatay, José María; Rodríguez Fernández, Julián
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-37-7
Pages: 216
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

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