Resident and Faculty Publications 2020

As a leading veterinary research institution, residents and faculty of the Animal Medical Center conduct cutting edge research to advance the care and treatment of our beloved animal companions. The list below features AMC staff and resident peer-reviewed publications from 2020. (AMC personnel in bold.)


  1. Transatrial stenting for long-term management of cardiac tumor obstruction of the right atrium in 3 dogs. Weisse C, Scansen BA, Berent AC, Cober RE.J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Dec 18. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15999. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33338301 
  2. Retrospective study of proliferative urethritis in dogs: Clinical presentation and outcome using various treatment modalities in 11 dogs. Emanuel M, Berent AC, Weisse C, Donovan T, Lamb KE.J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Dec 14. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16007.
  3. Use of percutaneous foam sclerotherapy with 1.5% sodium tetradecyl sulfate for treatment of a pelvic limb venous malformation in a dog. Chang S, Weisse CBerent AC, Rosen RJ. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2020 Jun 15;256(12):1368-1374. doi: 10.2460/javma.256.12.1368.PMID: 32459582
  4. Outcome of SUB placement for the treatment of benign ureteral obstruction in dogs: nine dogs and 12 renal units (2013 to 2017)Milligan ML, Berent ACWeisse CW, Lamb K, Toizer E. J Small Anim Pract. 2020 Jul;61(7):428-435. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13137. Epub 2020 Apr 30.PMID: 32352170
  5. Bacterial infection before and after stent placement in dogs with tracheal collapse syndrome. Lesnikowski S, Weisse CBerent A, Le Roux A, Tozier E.J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Mar;34(2):725-733. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15712. Epub 2020 Jan 24.PMID: 31977124
  6. Radiographic features of suspected suture-associated cystic calculi in dogsHickey JM, Berent AC, Fischetti AJ, Le Roux AB. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2020 Jul;61(4):394-398. doi: 10.1111/vru.12863. Epub 2020 Apr 23.PMID: 32329210
  7. Disseminated pancreatic adenocarcinoma in an eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus)Le Roux ABQuesenberry K, Donnelly KA, Donovan TA. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2020 Sep 15;257(6):635-641. doi: 10.2460/javma.257.6.635.PMID: 32857003
  8. Imaging features of disseminated xanthogranulomatous inflammation in eclectus parrots (Eclectus roratus)Hanson ME, Donovan TA, Quesenberry KDewey A, Brown C, Chen S, Le Roux AB. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2020 Jul;61(4):409-416. doi: 10.1111/vru.12861. Epub 2020 May
  9. Mensuration of the rabbit pituitary gland from computed tomography. Kwan V. Quesenberry KLe Roux AB. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2020 May;61(3):322-328. doi: 10.1111/vru.12852. Epub 2020 Mar 13.PMID: 32170792
  10. Utilization of whole body computed tomography in polytrauma patients. Dozeman ET, Prittie JE, Fischetti AJ. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2020 Jan;30(1):28-33. doi: 10.1111/vec.12918. Epub 2019 Dec 25.PMID: 31876070
  11. Use of human intravenous immunoglobulin in veterinary clinical practice. Spurlock NPrittie J. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2020 Nov;50(6):1371-1383. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2020.07.015.PMID: 32896436 Review.
  12. A preliminary investigation into the association of chloride concentration on morbidity and mortality in hospitalized canine patientsLibin MB, Weltman JG, Prittie J. Vet Med (Auckl). 2020 Jul 15;11:57-69. doi: 10.2147/VMRR.S253759. eCollection 2020.
  13. Giant pericardial-occupying compressive primary cardiac hemangiosarcoma in a catHerrold EJ, Donovan TA, Hohenhaus AE, Fox PR. J Vet Cardiol. 2020 Jun;29:54-59. doi: 10.1016/j.jvc.2020.04.004. Epub 2020 May 5.PMID: 32497967
  14. Detection of carcinoma micrometastases in bone marrow of dogs and cats using conventional and cell block cytology. Taylor BE, Leibman NF, Luong R, Loar AS, Craft DM. Vet Clin Pathol. 2013 Mar;42(1):85-91. doi: 10.1111/vcp.12011. Epub 2012 Dec 31.PMID: 23278287
  15. Sudden death in a dog with aortic coarctationFox PRDonovan TA. J Vet Cardiol. 2020 Oct;31:23-29. doi: 10.1016/j.jvc.2020.08.001. Epub 2020 Aug 22.PMID: 32927406
  16. ECG of the MonthHerrold EJ, White AJFox PR. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2020 Jul 1;257(1):41-43. doi: 10.2460/javma.257.1.41.PMID: 32538699.
  17. ACVIM consensus statement guidelines for the classification, diagnosis, and management of cardiomyopathies in cats. Luis Fuentes V, Abbott J, Chetboul V, Côté E, Fox PR, Häggström J, Kittleson MD, Schober K, Stern JA. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 May;34(3):1062-1077. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15745. Epub 2020 Apr 3.PMID: 32243654
  18. Temporal changes in clinical and radiographic variables in dogs with preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease: The EPIC study. Boswood A, Gordon SG, Häggström J, Vanselow M, Wess G, Stepien RL, Oyama MA, Keene BW, Bonagura J, MacDonald KA, Patteson M, Smith S, Fox PR, Sanderson K, Woolley R, Szatmári V, Menaut P, Church WM, O’Sullivan ML, Jaudon JP, Kresken JG, Rush J, Barrett KA, Rosenthal SL, Saunders AB, Ljungvall I, Deinert M, Bomassi E, Estrada AH, Fernandez Del Palacio MJ, Moise NS, Abbott JA, Fujii Y, Spier A, Luethy MW, Santilli RA, Uechi M, Tidholm A, Schummer C, Watson P.J Vet Intern Med. 2020 May;34(3):1108-1118. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15753. Epub 2020 Mar 22.PMID: 32200574 
  19. Air Gun Ballistic Projectile Lodged in the Interventricular Septum of an Asymptomatic Dog. Fox PR, Hohenhaus AE, Kharbush RJ.CASE (Phila). 2020 Sep 30;4(6):531-533. doi: 10.1016/j.case.2020.08.011. eCollection 2020 Dec.PMID: 33376848 
  20. Pharmacometabolomics with a combination of PLS-DA and random forest algorithm analyses reveal meloxicam alters feline plasma metabolite profiles. Broughton-Neiswanger LE, Rivera-Velez SM, Suarez MA, Slovak JE, Hwang JK, Villarino NF. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2020 Jun 20. doi: 10.1111/jvp.12884. Online ahead of print.
  21. Evaluation of whisker stress in catsSlovak JE, Foster TE. J Feline Med Surg. 2020 Jun 15:1098612X20930190. doi: 10.1177/1098612X20930190. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32538246
  22. Urinary chemical fingerprint left behind by repeated NSAID administration: Discovery of putative biomarkers using artificial intelligence. Broughton-Neiswanger LE, Rivera-Velez SM, Suarez MA, Slovak JE, Piñeyro PE, Hwang JK, Villarino NF.PLoS One. 2020 Feb 13;15(2):e0228989. doi: 10.1371/ eCollection 2020.PMID: 32053695
  23. Pilot study of the effect of gastrointestinal diets on fecal occult blood testing in cats. Spies KE, Slovak JE. J Feline Med Surg. 2020 Jul;22(7):656-663. doi: 10.1177/1098612X19873151. Epub 2019 Sep 11.PMID: 31509050
  24. Evaluation of Thermographic Imaging in Canine Hindlimb Muscles After 6 Min of Walking-A Pilot Study. Repac J, Alvarez LX, Lamb K, Gillette RL. Front Vet Sci. 2020 Apr 30;7:224. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.00224. eCollection 2020.PMID: 32426382
  25. Adherence to follow-up recommendations for dogs with apocrine gland anal sac adenocarcinoma: A multicentre retrospective study. Chambers AR, Skinner OT, Mickelson MA, Schlag AN, Butler JR, Wallace ML, Moyer AL, Vinayak A, Samuel N, Kennedy KC, Oakes KE, Scharf VF, Parker LA, Wustefeld-Janssens BG. Vet Comp Oncol. 2020 Apr 7. doi: 10.1111/vco.12597. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32266757
  26. Selected Emerging Infectious Diseases of AmphibiansLatney LV, Klaphake E.Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2020 May;23(2):397-412. doi: 10.1016/j.cvex.2020.01.003.PMID: 32327044 Review.
  27. The relationship between steroid hormones and seasonal reproductive events in free- living female pygmy rattlesnakes, Sistrurus miliarius. Lind CM, Moore IT, Vernasco BJ, Latney LV, DiGeronimo PM, Farrell TM. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2020 May 1;290:113416. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2020.113416. Epub 2020 Jan 30.PMID: 32006531
  28. Preliminary report of postoperative complications of phacoemulsification in pugs: A multicenter retrospective study of 32 cases. Boss C, La Croix N, Moore PA, Wilkie DA, Maggio F, Wiggans KT, Maggs DJ, Kaiser K, Sapienza JS, Kim K, Strauss R, van der Woerdt A, Schmidt G. Vet Ophthalmol. 2020 May;23(3):442-449. doi: 10.1111/vop.12739. Epub 2020 Mr 11.PMID: 32162486
  29. Mitotic Figures-Normal, Atypical, and Imposters: A Guide to Identification. Donovan TA, Moore FM, Bertram CA, Luong R, Bolfa P, Klopfleisch R, Tvedten H, Salas EN, Whitley DB, Aubreville M, Meuten DJ.Vet Pathol. 2020 Dec 29:300985820980049. doi: 10.1177/0300985820980049. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33371818
  30. Canine Gliomatosis Cerebri: Morphologic and Immunohistochemical Characterization Is Supportive of Glial Histogenesis. Rissi DR, Donovan TA, Porter BF, Frank C, Miller AD.Vet Pathol. 2020 Dec 28:300985820980704. doi: 10.1177/0300985820980704. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33357125
  31. Feline Pituitary Adenomas: Correlation of Histologic and Immunohistochemical Characteristics With Clinical Findings and Case Outcome. Miller MA, Piotrowski SL, Donovan TA, Scott-Moncrieff JC, Owen TJ, McCue JP, DuSold DM, Ramos-Vara JA, Weng HY, Chen AV, Martin LG, Bruyette DS.Vet Pathol. 2020 Dec 7:300985820978309. doi: 10.1177/0300985820978309.
  32. A completely annotated whole slide image dataset of canine breast cancer to aid human breast cancer research. Aubreville M, Bertram CA, Donovan TA, Marzahl C, Maier A, Klopfleisch R.Sci Data. 2020 Nov 27;7(1):417. doi: 10.1038/s41597-020-00756-z.PMID: 33247116 
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