This title allows users to effectively diagnose and treat any acute disease of the stomach, intestines, peritoneum, liver and abdominal wall. Its authorship includes over 20 internationally recognized experts that provide critical information needed by practitioners for management of abdominal diseases. This informative resource provides a thorough discussion of normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology. Surgical techniques are broken down into an easy to read step-by-step format. This highly visual presentation, over 410 illustrations, is a necessary edition to an equine practitioner's library. This title is published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by Manson Publishing outside of North America.