This book, General Surgery, Anesthesiology and Diagnostic Imaging is exclusively helpful for undergraduate students of veterinary profession as the topics are arranged according to the Veterinary Council of India syllabus. This text book is also helpful to the teachers to teach the students more methodically. Field veterinarians can also refer this book as the treatment options are mentioned briefly as in fields the common cases we come across are wound, gangrene, necrosis, abscess, tumors, cyst, hematoma, burn and shock. Fluid therapy is also important concepts for the Field Veterinarians as many animals are presented in anemic or dehydrated conditions. Advanced techniques concerned to Diagnostic Imaging helps the radiologist to refer this book to know the advantages and disadvantages of various Diagnostic Imaging techniques and also help to know which diagnostic technique has to be followed depending on the clinical presentation of the Animal. Now the procedures like Magnetic Resonance and Imaging, Computer Tomography, Doppler Imaging and Radiation Therapy Isotopes has vital role in diagnosing the Disease. This book is also helpful to Anesthesiologist as Advanced Anesthetic Procedures and drugs with their advantages and disadvantages are mentioned to have more margin of safety depending on the condition of the animal. Anesthetic emergencies, neuroleptanalgesia are other important concepts concerned to anesthesiology. Hence this book is widely helpful to Surgeons, Field Veterinarians, Anesthesiologist, Radiologists and the students who are undergoing Veterinary degree.
Dr. RAMESH RATHOD, Veterinary Officer Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services; Bagalkot, Karnataka
Dr. L. RANGANATH, Professor and Head Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Veterinary College, Hebbal, Bangalore Karnataka
Dr. M. S. VASANTH, Dean Veterinary College, Hassan, Karnataka