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 Articles111
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  • Sykes, K. T., Wesselowski, S., Saunders, A. B., Tjostheim, S. S., Potter, B. M., Gelzer, A., ... Menciotti, G. (2023). A multicenter, retrospective study of cardiac disease in Borzoi dogs.. Front Vet Sci. 10, 1102494.
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  • Hamer, S. A., & Saunders, A. B. (2022). Veterinary Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis) in the United States.. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 52(6), 1267-1281.
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  • Bustamante, J. M., Padilla, A. M., White, B., Auckland, L. D., Busselman, R. E., Collins, S., ... Tarleton, R. L. (2022). Prophylactic low-dose, bi-weekly benznidazole treatment fails to prevent Trypanosoma cruzi infection in dogs under intense transmission pressure.. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 16(10), e0010688-e0010688.
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  • Winter, R. L., Saunders, A. B., Gordon, S. G., Nelson, D. A., Cusack, K., Hubert, S., ... Berman, D. P. (2022). Hybrid balloon valvuloplasty for management of severe mitral stenosis in four symptomatic, adult dogs.. J Vet Cardiol. 42, 83-91.
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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