© 2023 MJH Life Sciences™ and dvm360 | Veterinary News, Veterinarian Insights, Medicine, Pet Care. All rights reserved.
ACVS residents receive awards for manuscripts, scientific research
Germantown, Md. -- The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) honored several surgical residents for publication in Veterinary Surgery and for presentation of scientific research in poster format and at the Residents' Forum.
-- The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) honored several surgical residents for publication in
and for presentation of scientific research in poster format and at the 2009 Residents' Forum.
Two posters out of 14 presented at this year's ACVS Symposium in Washington received awards. The 2009 Residents' Forum was divided into small-animal and large-animal sections, with 15 research papers presented in each. Awards are given for first and second place in clinical and research categories in both the large and small-animal sections. And two manuscripts (one clinical, one research) published in Veterinary Surgery were honored out of 37 eligible.
The winners for poster presentation:
First place: Tige Witsberger, Texas A&M University; CSF Analysis and Outcome of IVDD Post-Surgery.
Second place: Shannon Murray, The Ohio State University; A Retrospective Study Assessing Survival and the Long-Term Athletic Outcome of 55 Horses Affected with Cleft Palate (1986-2008).
Honorable mention: Duane Robinson, University of Minnesota; Development of a Fracture Osteomyelitis Model in the Rat.
Winners in Large Animal Residents' Forum Presentation:
First place research: Nellie Driscoll, Oregon State University; Effects of Tiludronate on Recombinant Equine Interleukin-1; Conditioned Equine Articular Cartilage Explants.
Second place research: Samantha Hart, Marion Scott duPont Equine Medical Center at Virginia Tech; Elution of Antibiotics from a Novel Dextran Gel: In-Vivo Quantification.
First place clinical: Susan Vogel, University of Montreal; Nephrectomy in Cattle for Management of Unilateral Renal Disease: 10 Cases.
Second place clinical: Kyla Ortved, Cornell University; Treatment of Subchondral Bone Cysts of the Medial Femoral Condyle in Mature Horses Using Chondrocyte Implantation: A Retrospective Study of 43 Cases.
Winners in Small Animal Residents' Forum Presentation:
First place research: Brian Trumpatori, North Carolina State University; A Technique for Mid-Humeral Block of the Radial, Ulnar, Median and Musculocutaneous Nerves for Analgesia of the Distal Forelimb in the Dog.
Second place research: Kelley Thieman, University of Florida; The Contact Mechanics of Meniscal Repairs and Partial Meniscectomy as Treatment for Simulated Bucket Handle Medial Meniscal Tears in Cadeveric Dog Stifles.
First place clinical: Kevin Au, University of Illinois; Comparison of Short and Long Term Function and Radiographic Osteoarthrosis in Dogs Receiving Postoperative Physical Rehabilitation and Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy or Lateral Fabellar Suture Stabilization.
Second place clinical: Laurent Guiot, Michigan State University; Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Plate-Rod Osteosynthesis for Treatment of Extra-Articular Humeral Fractures in Dogs.
Winners for manuscript publication in Veterinary Surgery:
Research: Jennifer Covey, Hilar Liver Resection in Dogs. Covey JL, Degner DA, Jackson AH, Hofeling AD, Walshaw R. Vet Surg 38(1):104-111, 2009.
Honorable mention: Stanley Kim, Effect of Tibial Tuberosity Advancement on Femorotibial Contact Mechanics and Stifle Kinematics. Kim SE, Pozzi A, Banks SA, Conrad BP, Lewis DD. Vet Surg 38(1):33-39, 2009.
Clinical: Callie Fogle, Analysis of Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose Administration and Related Factors Associated with Postoperative Colic and Survival in Horses with Small Intestinal Disease. Fogle CA, Gerard MP, Elce YA, Little D, Morton AJ, Correa MT, Blikslager AT. Vet Surg37(6):558-563, 2008.
Honorable mention: Kathleen Ham, Validation of a Rapid Parathyroid Hormone Assay and Intraoperative Measurement of Parathyroid Hormone in Dogs with Benign Naturally Occurring Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Ham K, Greenfield CL, Barger A, Schaeffer D, Ehrhart EJ, Pinkerton M, Valli VE. Vet Surg 38(1):122-132, 2009.