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Natalia H. Guerrero

Piedad Natalia Henao Guerrero, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVA

Assistant Professor
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
e-mail: nguerrer@vt.edu
Capsule Biography


2003 MS, Veterinary Surgery
Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias
Sao Paulo State University
Jaboticabal-Sao Paulo, Brazil
2000 DVM
Universidad de La Salle
Bogota, Colombia

Board Certification

2008 American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists

Research Interests

  • Bispectral Index
  • Monitoring equipment
  • Pain Management

Professional Experience

2007-present Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Department Small Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
2004-2007 Resident in Anesthesiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
2002-2003 Anesthesia Assistant Instructor and Emergency Room Attendant
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Sao Paulo State University
Jaboticabal-Sao Paulo, Brazil
2001-2002 Small Animal Anesthetist
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Sao Paulo State University
Jaboticabal-Sao Paulo, Brazil
2000-2001 Small Animal Practitioner
Bogota, Colombia

Professional Memberships

  • International Academy of Pain Management

Selected Publications

  1. Henao-Guerrero PN, Hodgson DS, Mason DE: Capnography in veterinary medicine. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2005 Jul; 32(4):233-5.
  2. Souza AP, Guerrero, PNH, et al. Cardiopulmonary and acid-base effects of desflurane and sevoflurane in spontaneous breathing cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2005 v 7(2): 95-100.
  3. Ferro PC, Nunes N, Paula DP, Nishimori CT, Conceição EDV, Guerrero PNH, Arruda LM. Physiologic parameters in dogs anesthetized with different rates of continuous infusion of propofol. Ciência Rural, 2005, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil, v 35(5): 1103-1108.
  4. Carareto R, Rocha LS, Guerrero PNH, Souza MG, Nunes N, Paula DP, Nishimori CT. Retrospective study of morbidity and mortality in dogs undergoing inhalation anesthesia. Ciência Rural, 2005 Santa Maria, RS, Brazil, v. 26 (4): 569-574.
  5. Nunes N, Leite AV, Rezende ML, Guerrero PNH, et al. Propofol and sevoflurane effects on the recovery period of dogs undergoing myelography using iohexol. Selecciones Veterinarias, 2004 Buenos Aires, Argentina, v 12 (2): 115-120.
  6. Guerrero PNH, Nunes N. Bispectral index monitoring in dogs. Semina 2003, Londrina, PR, Brazil, v 24(1): 163-170.