Clinical Sciences other research

Outline of research projects, investigators, and recent scholarly work produced by faculty.

Baltzer WI, Firshman A, McKenzie E, Stang B, Warnock JJ: Agility exercise induces oxidant stress in dogs. Veterinary Orthopedic Society Symposium, Vet Comp Orthop Traum. 23(4): A15,2010.

Baltzer WI, Firshman A, McKenzie E, Stang B, Warnock JJ: Effects of agility exercise on urinary eicosanoid metabolite excretion in dogs. Veterinary Orthopedic Society Symposium, Vet Comp Orthop Traum. 23(4): A15 ,2010.

Baltzer WI, Firshman A, McKenzie E. Agility exercise induces oxidant stress and lactic acidosis in dogs. ACVS Symposium, Vet Surg in press; 2010.

Baltzer WI. Cesarean Section in Soft Tissue Surgery, Monnet E, editor, Mosely, Inc. Ferndale, MI, in press.

Baltzer WI. Oxidative stress in the central nervous system of dogs and cats. Oxidant Disease in Small Animals, Springer Science, New York, NY, in press.

Biondo AW, Santos AP, Guimarães AM, Macieira DB, Vieira RFC, Almosny NRP, Molento MB, Timenetsky J, de Morais HA, Messick JB. A review of the occurrence of hemoplasmas (hemotropic mycoplasmas) in Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 18(3):1-7, 2009.

Carney K, McKenzie EC, Moseley C, Payton M. The effect of hetastarch on the colloid osmotic pressure of healthy llamas. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. (Accepted February 16, 2010) 

Cebra CK. Disorders of carbohydrate or lipid metabolism in camelids. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2009 Jul;25(2):339-52.

Cook R, Villarroel A, Estill CT. Calving School Handbook. Extension publication BEEF020. Published December 2009.

de Morais HA and DiBartola SP. Acid-base disorders. In: Bonagura JD (ed). Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV. 14th ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier-Saunders, 2009, chap 10, pp: 54-61.

de Morais HA, Argyle D, O’Brien RT. Diseases of the spleen. In: Ettinger SJ and Feldman EC (eds). Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 7th ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2010, chap 194, pp:810-819, 2010.

Farese JP, Kirpensteijn J, Kik M, Bacon NJ, Shelly Waltman S, Séguin B, Kent M, Liptak J, Straw R, Chang MN, Jiang Y, Withrow SJ. Biologic behavior and clinical outcome of 25 cases of canine appendicular chondrosarcoma treated with amputation: a veterinary society of surgical oncology retrospective study. Vet Surg 38: 914-919, 2009

Finno C, McKenzie EC, Valberg SJ, Pagan J. Effect of fitness on glucose, insulin and cortisol responses to diets varying in starch and fat content in Thoroughbred horses with recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis. Equine Veterinary Journal (Accepted June 21, 2010)

Fox DB, Warnock JJ, Stoker AM, Luther JK, Cockrell M. Effects of growth factors on equine synovial fibroblasts seeded on synthetic scaffolds for avascular meniscal tissue engineering. Research in Veterinary Science. 2010 Apr;88(2):326-32.

Gorman ME, Bildfell R, Séguin B. What’s Your Diagnosis? - Peritoneal Puzzler – Peritoneal Fluid from a 1-year-old Female German Shepherd Dog. In Press, Veterinary Clinical Pathol, October 2009.

Gorman ME, Villarroel A, Tornquist SJ, Flachsbart J, Warden A, Boeder L. Comparison between manual and automated total nucleated cell counts using the ADVIA 120 for pleural and peritoneal fluid samples from dogs, cats, horses, and alpacas. Vet Clin Path. 2009 Sep;38(3):388-391.

Helfand SE, Kisseberth W: General Features of Leukemia and Lymphoma. In: Weiss DJ, Waldrop KJ (eds.): Schalm's Veterinary Hematology, 6th Edition, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, LTD, Ames, 2010, p. 455-466

McKenzie EC, Garrett R, Riehl J, Payton M. Impact of feed restriction on plasma dantrolene concentrations in horses. Equine Veterinary Journal (Accepted June 21, 2010)

McKenzie EC, Riehl J, Banse H, et al. Prevalence of diarrhea and enteropathogens in racing sled dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2010;24:97-103

McKenzie EC, Séguin B, Cebra C, et al. Megaesophagus associated with congenital vascular ring anomalies in five crias. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. (Accepted September 1, 2009, in press August 1, 2010)

McKenzie EC, Séguin B, Cebra CK, Margiocco ML, Anderson DE, Löhr CV. Esophageal dysfunction in four alpaca crias and a llama cria with vascular ring anomalies. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 Aug 1;237(3):311-6.

Reed SK, Semevolos SA.  Molecular and histologic evaluation of idiopathic hyperextension of the metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints in adult llamas.  Am J Vet Res 2010;71:211-215.

Séguin B, Brownlee L. Thyroid and parathyroid. In Tobias K, Johnston S (eds): Small animal surgical practice. Elsevier, St-Louis. In Press, February 2010

Séguin B. Surgical considerations in the young patient. In Kutzler M and Peterson S (eds): Small Animal Pediatrics: the first 12 months of life. Elsevier Saunders, St-Louis: 209-211, 2011.

Semevolos SA, Reed SK.  Molecular, histologic, and trace mineral characterization of metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joint hyperextension in juvenile llamas. Am J Vet Res (Accepted Feb 2010).

Smith CC, Cebra CK. Effects of exenatide on plasma glucose and insulin concentrations in alpacas. J Vet Intern Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;23(4):919-25.

Smith T, Baltzer W, Ruaux C, Carney P, Heidel J. Gastric Smooth Muscle Hamartoma in a Cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 2010 Apr;12(4):334-7.

Steiner JM, Teague SR, Lees GE, Willard MD, Williams DA, Ruaux CG. Stability of canine pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity (cPLI) concentration in serum and effect of long-term prednisone administration on cPLI concentration. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2009;70:1001-1005

Villarroel A, Lane VM. Effect of Systematic Parturition Induction of Full-Term Holstein Dairy Cows on Calf Survival, Cow Health, Production and Reproduction on a Commercial Farm. Can J Vet R. 2010 Apr;74(2):136-144.

Villarroel A, McDonald SR, Walker WL, Kaiser L, Dewell RD, Dewell GA. A survey of reasons why veterinarians leave rural veterinary practice in the United States. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2010 Apr 15;236(8):859-67.

Villarroel A, McDonald SR, Walker WL, Kaiser L, Dewell RD, Dewell GA. A survey of reasons why veterinarians enter rural veterinary practice in the United States. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2010 Apr 15;236(8):849-57.

Villarroel A. Major cattle diseases in Oregon. OR Beef Cattle Library – Extension publication BEEF015. November 2009.

Warnock JJ, Fox D, Stoker A, Cook J. In vitro fibrochondrogenesis of normal and osteoarthritic synovial membrane cells for meniscal fibrocartilage tissue engineering. Submitted, 6/8/09 to: American Journal of Veterinary Research. Tracking number: AJVR-09-06-0214. Accepted for publication, 1/21/2010.

Wheeler A, Baltzer WI. Blinded placebo controlled clinical trial of the effects of low level laser therapy prior to tibial plateau leveling osteotomy for the treatment of cranial cruciate ligament rupture in dogs. ACVS Symposium, Vet Surg, in press: 2010.

Xenoulis PG, Suchodolski JS, Ruaux CG, Steiner JM. Association between serum triglyceride and canine pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity concentrations in Miniature Schnauzers. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 2010 46:229-234.