Articles of Interest


CompanionPort Bibliography

Aubert I, Abrams-Ogg, et al: “The use of vascular access ports for blood collection in feline blood donors.” Can J Vet Res 2011;75:25-34.

Culp WTN, Mayhew PD, Duda L, et al: “Complications associated with use of subcutaneous vascular access ports in cats and dogs undergoing fractionated radiotherapy; 172 cases (1996-2007).” JAVMA 2010;236(12):1322-1327.

Massari F, Romanelli G. “Clinical experience with subcutaneous implant systems for intravenous therapies.” Veterinaria 2008;22(5):43-50.

Mayer MN, Grier CK, et al:. “Complications associated with the use of vascular access ports in dogs receiving external beam radiation therapy.” JAVMA 2008;233:96–103.

Morrison JA, Lauer SK, Baldwin CJ, et al: “Evaluation of the use of subcutaneous implantable vascular access ports in feline blood donors. JAVMA 2007;230:855–861.

Cahalane AK, Rassnick KM, Flanders JA. “Use of vascular access ports in femoral veins of dogs and cats with cancer.” JAVMA 2007;231:1354–1360.

Powers LV. “Techniques for drug delivery in small mammals.” J Exotic Pet Medicine 2006;15(3):201-209.

Farrow HA, Rand JS, Burgess D.” Use of vascular access ports for frequent small volume sample collection in cats.” J Vet InternMed 2003;17:432–432.

Henry CJ, Russell LE, Tyler JW, et al: “Comparison of hematologic and biochemical values for blood samples obtained via jugular venipuncture and via vascular access ports in cats.” JAVMA 2002;220:482–485.

Rassnick KM, Gould WJ, Flanders JA. “Use of a vascular access system for administration of chemotherapeutic agents to a ferret with lymphoma.” JAVMA 1995; 206(4):500-503.

Bagley RS, Flanders JA. “The use of totally implantable vascular access systems.” Compend Contin Educ Pract Vet 1990;12:22–27.

PleuralPort Bibliography

Cahalane AK, Flanders JA. “Use of pleural access ports for treatment of recurrent pneumothorax in two dogs.” JAVMA 2012; 241(4):467-471.

Brooks AC, Hardie RJ. “Use of the PleuralPort device for management of pleural effusions in six dogs and four cats.” Vet Surgery 2011; 40:935-941.

Cahalane AK, Flanders JA, Steffey MA, et al:” Use ofvascular access ports with intrathoracic drains for treatment of pleural effusion in three dogs”. JAVMA 2007;230:527–531.

Garcia AL, Lara A, Kosarek C, et al: Implantable vascular access ports: a tool for palliative management of malignant effusions in dogs. Annual proceedings of the VCS Callaway Gardens 2006 (abstr);230

AUS-Port System Bibliography

Currao RL, Berent AC, Weisse C, Fox P. “Use of a percutaneously controlled urethral hydraulic occluder for treatment of refractory urinary incontinence in 18 female dogs.” Vet Surg Jan 2013.

Reeves L, Adin C, et al: “Outcome after Placement of an Artificial Urethral Sphincter in 27 Dogs.” Vet Surg 2012; 42:12–18.

Gregory CR, Robello GT. ” Outcome of five dogs that had a hydraulic urethral occluder mplanated for the control of urinary incontinence.” CVMA April 2011.

Rose SA, Adin CA,et al: “Long term efficacy of a percutaneously adjustable hydraulic urethral sphincter for treatment of urinary incontinence in four dogs”. Vet Surg. 2009; 38:747-53.

Sereda C, Adin CA, Archer L, et al: “Mechanical and physical properties of silicone hydraulic occluders.” ACVS Abstract, 2005.

Adin CA, Farese J, Cross A, et al: “Evaluation of a percutaneously adjustable artificial urethral sphincter in a canine cadaver model.” Am J Vet Res 2004; 65: 283-288.

SUB System Bibliography

Berent A. “Ureteral obstructions in dogs and cats: a review of traditional and new interventional diagnostic and therapeutic options.” JVECC 2011; 21(2):86–103.

Berent A. “Management of feline ureteral obstructions: An interventionalist’s approach.” ACVS symposium 2011.

Berent A, Weisse C, Bagley D. “The use of a subcutaneous ureteral bypass
for feline ureteral obstructions:13 cases.” World Congress Endourol 2010.

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