Saunders, Ashley individual record
Professor and Assistant Department Head

I am a Veterinary Cardiologist with research interests primarily focused on congenital heart disease, interventional cardiology, advanced imaging, 3D modeling, heart failure management, biomarkers, and innovative teaching.

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Academic Articles104
  • Malcolm, E. L., Saunders, A. B., Vitt, J. P., Boutet, B. G., & Hamer, S. A. (2022). Antiparasitic treatment with itraconazole and amiodarone in 2 dogs with severe, symptomatic Chagas cardiomyopathy.. J Vet Intern Med. (3), 1100-1105.
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  • Gordon, S. G., Saunders, A. B., & Wesselowski, S. R. (2022). Asymptomatic Canine Degenerative Valve Disease: Diagnosis and Current and Future Therapies.. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. (3), 819-840.
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  • Alvarez-Sanchez, A., Townsend, K. L., LeBlanc, N. L., Milovancev, M., Scollan, K. F., Heatley, J., ... Eshar, D. (2022). Epicardial pacemaker implantation and outcome in eight pet ferrets (Mustela putorius furo).. J Vet Cardiol. 44-56.
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  • Boutet, B. G., Gordon, S. G., De Solis, C. N., Lepiz, M. A., Saunders, A. B., & Wesselowski, S. (2022). Feasibility and clinical utility of transvenous intracardiac echocardiography in conscious, sedated horses.. J Vet Cardiol. 42, 15-22.
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  • Gordon, S., & Saunders, A. B. (2016). Systemic Pharmacotherapeutics of the Cardiovascular System. Aiello, S. E., & Moses, M. A. (Eds.), The Merck Veterinary Manual, 11th Edition. JOhn Wiley & Sons.
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  • Barr, S. C., Saunders, A. B., & Sykes, J. E. (2014). Trypanosomiasis. Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases. 760-770. Elsevier.
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Conference Papers2
  • Hariu, C. D., Saunders, A. B., Gordon, S. G., Norby, B. o., & Miller, M. W. (2013). Utility of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide for assessing hemodynamic significance of patent ductus arteriosus in dogs undergoing ductal repair.. J Vet Cardiol. 15(3), 197-204.
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  • Gordon, S. G., Saunders, A. B., Achen, S. E., Roland, R. M., Drourr, L. T., Hariu, C., & Miller, M. W. (2010). Transarterial ductal occlusion using the Amplatz Canine Duct Occluder in 40 dogs.. J Vet Cardiol. 12(2), 85-92.
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Repository Documents / Preprints2
  • Christopher, D., Curtis-Robles, R., Hamer, G., Bejcek, J., Saunders, A., Rochell, W., Cropper, T. L., & Hamer, S. (2022). Collection of triatomines from sylvatic habitats by a Chagas-positive, trained scent-detection canine in Texas, USA.
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Texas A&M University; Vet Med Small Animal Medicine & Surgery; 4474 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4474