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JEVS The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center’s faculty and staff strive to provide new knowledge for the well-being of the horse and for the economic benefit of the equine industry. Following are selected publications written by, or featuring, the center’s faculty members:

Jennifer G. Barrett, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS
Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery

  • Effect of Short-Term Treatment with Alendronate on Ulnar Bone Adaptation to Cyclic Fatigue Loading in Rats – Barrett, J.G., Sample S., Prokuski L., Benz-Dean J., Muir P., Effect of Short-Term Treatment with Alendronate on Ulnar Bone Adaptation to Cyclic Fatigue Loading in Rats, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Manuscript in press.
  • Effect of Fatigue Loading and Associated Matrix Microdamage on Bone Blood Flow and Interstitial Fluid Flow – Muir P., Sample S.J., Barrett J.G., McCarthy J., Vanderby R., Markel M.D., Prokuski L.J., Kalscheur V.L., Bone, Volume 40, Pages 948-56, 2007.
  • Inflammatory Changes in Ruptured Canine Cranial and Human Anterior Cruciate Ligaments – Barrett J.G., Manley P.A., Colopy S.A., Hao Z., Graf B.K., Muir P., American Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 66, Pages 2073-2080, 2005.
  • Up-regulation of Site-Specific Remodeling without Accumulation of Microcracking and Loss of Oosteocytes – Da Costa Gomez T.M., Barrett J.G., Sample S.J., Radtke C.L., Kalscheur V.L., Lu Y., Markel M.D., Santschi E.M., Scollay M.C., Muir P., Bone, Volume 37, Pages 16-24, 2005.

Anne Desrochers, DMV, Diplomate ACVIM
Clinical Assistant Professor in Equine Medicine

Read Dr. Desrochers’ article, “Your Horse’s Health: Diagnosing Equine Cardiovascular Disease” (PDF). Republished by permission from The Middleburg Eccentric.

  • Efficacy of Saccharomyces Boulardii for Treatment of Horses with Acute Enterocolitis – Desrochers A.M., Dolente B.A., Roy M.F., Boston R., Carlisle S., Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Sep-05.
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection in a Foal – Seco Diaz O., Desrochers A.M., Hoffmann V., Reef V.B., Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2005 Jan-Feb, Volume 46, Pages 83-5.

Nathaniel A. White II, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS
Professor of Equine Surgery

  • Effects of Carolina rinse solution, dimethyl sulfoxide, and the 21-aminosteroid, U-74389G – on microvascular permeability and morphology of the equine jejunum after low-flow ischemia andreperfusion, RM Dabareiner; NA White, JR Snyder; BF Feldman, LLDonaldson, Am J Vet Res 2005: 66: 525-532.
  • Use of Web-based data collection to evaluate analgesic administration and the decision for surgery in horses with colic – NA White, A Elward, KS Moga, DL Ward, DM Sampson. Equine Vet J, 2005;37: 347-350.
  • Equine Laminits – NA White, Proceedings Waltham Seminar, Washington DC, August 2005.
  • What a difference MRI Makes – NA White, NM Werpy Compend for Cont. Ed, 2005;27:12-22.
  • Surgical Decision Making: Response to Pain – NA White, Proceedings ACVS Veterinary Symposium, 2005; pp 48.
  • Treatment of equine suspensory desmitis with suspensory ligament desmoplasty: 1995-2004 – CE Hewes, NA. White, JAVMA November 2005.
  • Epidemiology of Colic (PDF), AAEP Focus Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, July 2005.