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Department of Clinical Sciences


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Dr. Susan L. Fubini
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C2526 CPC, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853
P: (607) 253-3110
F: (607) 253-3271

Susan L. Fubini, DVM

Selected Publications

*Indicates veterinary student, house staff officer, or graduate student under the direction of Dr. Fubini.

Scientific Articles in Refereed Journals

*Campbell M, Fubini SL.  Indications and surgical approaches for cesarean section in cattle.  Compen Contin Educ 12(2):285-290, 1990.

Fubini SL. Surgical management of gastrointestinal obstruction in calves.  Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet, 12(4):591-599, 1990.

Fubini SL, Yeager AE, Mohammed HO, Smith DF.  Accuracy of radiography for predicting surgical findings in adult dairy cattle with traumatic reticuloperitonitis: 123 cases (1981-1987).  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 197:1060-1064, 1990.

Gröhn YT, Fubini SL, Smith DF.  Use of a multiple logistic regression model to determine prognosis of dairy cows with right displacement of the abomasum or abomasal volvulus.  Am J Vet Res 51:1895-1899, 1990.

*Maragos CM, Hotchkiss JH, Fubini SL.  Quantitative estimates of N-nitrosotrimethylurea formation in the porcine stomach.  Carcinogenesis, 11(9):1587-1591, 1990.

*Maragos CM, Hotchkiss JH, Fubini SL.  Formation of N-Nitrosotrimethylurea in the gastric lumen of the fistulated pig. In: Relevance to Human Cancer of N-Nitroso Compounds, Tobacco Smoke and Mycotoxins.  I.K. O'Neill, J.S. Chen, and H. Bartsch. Eds.  International Agency for Research on Cancer Sci. Publn. # 105, Lyon, pp. 182-186, 1990.

Fubini SL, Gröhn YT, Smith DF.  Right displacement of the abomasum and abomasal volvulus in dairy cattle: 458 cases (1980-1987).  J Am Vet Med Assoc 198:460-464, 1991.

Hackett RP, Ducharme NG, Fubini SL, Erb HN.  The reliability of endoscopic examination in assessment of arytenoid cartilage movement in horses. Part I: Subjective and objective laryngeal evaluation.  Vet Surg 20(3):174-179, 1991.

Ducharme NG, Hackett RP, Fubini SL, Erb HN.  The reliability of endoscopic examination in assessment of arytenoid cartilage movement in horses.  Part II. Influence of side of examination, reexamination, and sedation.  Vet Surg 20(3):180-184, 1991.

Smith DF, Ducharme NG, Fubini SL, Donawick WJ, Erb HN.  Clinical management and surgical repair of atresia coli in calves:  66 cases (1977-1988).  J Am Vet Med Assoc 199:1185-1190, 1991.

Fubini SL, Smith DF, Gröhn YT, Levine SA, Deuel D.  Replacement of chloride deficit using 1.8% NaCl is effective in correction of experimentally induced hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis in sheep. Am J Vet Res 52(11):1898-1902, 1991.

Ducharme NG, Fubini SL, Rebhun WC, Beck K.  Thoracotomy in adult dairy cattle: 14 cases (1979-1991).  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 200(1):86-93, 1991.

Fubini SL, Ducharme NG, Erb H.  A comparison of the efficacy of right paramedian abomasopexy and right flank omentopexy for treatment of LDA.  Can Vet J, 33:318-324, 1992.

*Sams, A, Fubini, SL.  Primary closure of abomasal fistulas in 8 adult dairy cattle.  Vet Surg 22:190-193, 1993.

Fubini SL, Boatwright C, Todhunter RJ, Lust G.  Effect of polysulfated glycosaminoglycan on articular cartilage of equine joints injected with methylprednisolone acetate.  Am J Vet Res 54:1359-1364, 1993.

*Ward JL, Smith DF, Fubini SL, Gröhn YT.  Comparison of 0.9%, 3.6% and 7.2% NaCl in correcting experimentally induced hypochloremic, hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis in sheep.  Am J Vet Res 54:1160-1169, 1993.

*Ward JL, Fubini SL.  Partial typhlectomy and ileocolostomy for nonreducible cecocolic intussusception in a horse.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 205:325-328, 1994.

*Ward JL, Smith DF, Fubini SL, Deuel-Aromando DM.  Evaluation of abomasal outflow diversion as an experimental model of hypochloremic, hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis in lactating cows.  Can J Vet Res 58:13-19, 1994.

*Edwards RB, Fubini SL.  A one-stage marsupialization procedure for management of infected umbilical vein remnants in calves and foals.  Vet Surg 24:32-35, 1995.

*Blikslager AT, Anderson KL, Bristol DG, Fubini SL, Anderson DE.  Repeat laparotomy for gastrointestinal disorders in cattle:  57 cases (1968-1992).  J Am Vet Med Assoc 207:939-943,1995.

*Rakestraw PC, Fubini SL, Gilbert RO, Ward JL.  Tube cystostomy for treatment of obstructive urolithiasis in small ruminants.  Vet Surg 24:498-505, 1995.

*Edwards RB, Ducharme NG, Fubini SL, Yeager AE, Kallfelz FA.  Scintigraphy for diagnosis of avulsion of the origin of the suspensory ligament in horses:  51 cases (1990-1993).  J Am Vet Med Assoc 207:608-611, 1995.

*Boatwright CE, Fubini SL, Gröhn YT, Goosens L.  A comparison of N-Butylscopolammonium bromide and butorphanol tartrate for analgesia using a balloon model of abdominal pain in ponies.  Can J Vet Res 60(1):65-68, 1996.

*Fortier L, Fubini SL, Flanders JA, Divers TJ.  The diagnosis and surgical correction of congenital portosystemic vascular anomalies in two calves and two foals.  Vet Surg 25:154-160, 1996.

Todhunter RJ, Fubini SL, Wootton JAM, Lust G.  Effect of methylprednisolone acetate on proteoglycan and collagen metabolism of articular cartilage explants.  J Rheumatol, 23:7;1207-1213, 1996.

Farquhar T, Todhunter RJ, Fubini SL, Burton-Wurster N, Lust G.  Effect of methylprednisolone and mechanical loading on canine articular cartilage in explant culture.  Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 4:55-62, 1996.

Rebhun WC, Fubini SL, Cable CS, Peek SF, Ducharme NG.  Presurgical diagnosis of abomasal displacement and perforation.  Bov Pract 30:75-78, 1996.

Todhunter RJ, Fubini SL, Freeman KP, Lust G.  Concentrations of keratan sulfate in plasma and synovial fluid from clinically normal horses and horses with joint disease,  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 210:369-374, 1997.

Del Piero F, Wilkins PA, Lansetmo I, Fubini SL.  An unusual cause of unilateral facial deformity in a yearling horse.  Eq Pract 19:8-11, 1997.

*Cable CS, Fubini SL, Erb HN, Hakes JE.  Abdominal surgery in foals:  A review of 119 cases (1977-1994).  Equine Vet J, 29:257-261, 1997.

Todhunter RJ, Fubini SL, Vernier-Singer M, Lust G, MacLeod JN.  Acute synovitis and intra-articular methylprednisolone acetate in ponies.  Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 6:94-105, 1998.

*Palmer JL, Dykes NL, Love K, Fubini SL.  Contrast radiography of the lower urinary tract in the management of obstructive urolithiasis in small ruminants and swine.  Vet Radiol Ultrasound, 39:175-180, 1998.

MacLeod JN, FubiniSL, Gu DN, Tetreault JW, Todhunter RJ.  Effect of synovitis and corticosteroids on transcription of cartilage matrix proteins.  Am J Vet Res, 59:1021-1026, 1998.

*Cable CS, Rebhun WC, Fubini SL, Erb HN, Ducharme NG.  Concurrent abomasal displacement and perforating ulceration in cattle: 21 cases (1985-1996).  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 212:1442-1445, 1998.

Fubini SL, Erb HN, Freeman KP, Todhunter RJ.  Prognostic factors affecting survival of 507 horses with joint disease: (1983 to 1990).  Can J Vet Res, 63:253-260, 1999.

*Murphy DJ, Todhunter RJ, Fubini SL, Vernier-Singer M, Straubinger RK, Lust G.  The effects of methylprednisolone on normal and monocyte-conditioned medium-treated articular cartilage from dogs and horses.  Vet Surg, 29:546-557, 2000.

Fubini SL, Todhunter RJ, Burton-Wurster N, Vernier-Singer M, MacLeod JN.  Corticosteroids alter the differentiated phenotype of articular chondrocytes.  J Orthop Res, 19:688-695, 2001.

Goodrich LR, Nixon AJ, Fubini SL, Ducharme NG, Fortier LA, Warnick LD, Ludders JW. Epidural Morphine and Detomidine Decreases Postoperative Hindlimb Lameness in Horses After Bilateral Stifle Arthroscopy.  Vet Surg, 31:232-239, 2002.

Mertens WD,  MacLeod JN, Fubini SL, Vernier-Singer M, Nixon AJ, Todhunter RJ. Polysulphated glycosaminoglycans modulate transcription of interleukin-1> treated chondrocytes in monolayer culture. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol, 16:93-98, 2003.

Perkins GA, Pease A, Crotty E, Fubini SL. Diagnosing Guttural Pouch Disorders and Managing Guttural Pouch Empyema in Adult Horses. Compendium For Continuing Education, Vol 25(12): 966-973, December 2003

Cable CS, Peery K, Fubini SL. Radical Mastectomy in 20 Ruminants, Vet Surg, 33:263-266, 2004.

Fortier LA, Gregg AJ, Erb HN, Fubini SL. Caprine Obstructive Urolithiasis: Requirement for 2nd Surgical Intervention and Mortality After Percutaneous Tube Cystostomy, Surgical Tube Cystostomy, or Urinary Bladder Marsupialization, Vet Surg, 33:661-667, 2004.

*Crotty E, Perkins GA, Pease A. Fubini SL. Management of Guttural Pouch Disease in the Adult Horse: Surgical Treatment of Guttural Pouch Empyema and Mycosis, Compendium for Continuing Education, Vol 28(9): 708-717, 2005.

Van Metre DC, Fubini SL. Ovine and caprine urolithiasis: another piece of the puzzle, Vet Surg, 35:413-416, 2006.

Watts AE, Fubini SL, Vernier-Singer M, Golkowski C, Shin S, Todhunter RJ. In vitro analysis of nonthermal plasma as a disinfecting agent.  Am J Vet Res. 67(12):2030-2035, 2006.

Fischer BL, Ludders JW, Asakawa M, Fortier LA, Fubini SL, Nixon AJ, Radcliffe RM, Erb HN. A comparison of epidural buprenorphine plus detomidine with morphine plus detomidine in horses undergoing bilateral stifle arthroscopy. Vet Anaesth Analg, 36(1):67-76, 2009.

Patterson JK, Rutzke MA, Fubini SL, Glahn RP, Welch RM, Lei X, Miller DD. Dietary insulin supplementation does not promote colonic iron absorption in a porcine model. J Agric Food Chem, 57:5250-5256, 2009.

Janvilisri T, Scaria J, Gleed R, Fubini S, Bonkosky MM, Gröhn YT, Chang YF. Development of a microarray for identification of pathogenic Clostridium spp. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 66(2):140-147, 2010.

Prange T, Holcombe SJ, Brown JA, Dechant JE, Fubini SL, Embertson RM, Peroni J, Rakestraw PC, Hauptman JG. Resection and anastomoses of the descending colon in 43 horses. Vet Surg, 39(6):748-753, 2010.

Scaria J, Janvilisri T, Fubini S, Gleed RD, McDonough SP, Chang YF. Clostridium difficile transcriptome analysis using pig ligated loop model reveals modulation of pathways not modulated in vitro. J Infect Dis. 203:1613-1620, 2011.

Watts AE, Nixon AJ, Reesink HL, Cheetham J, Fubini SL, Looney AL. Continuous peripheral neural blockade to alleviate signs of experimentally induced severe forelimb pain in horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 238(8):1032-1039, 2011.

Watts AE, Fubini SL, Todhunter RJ, Brooks MB. Comparison of plasma and peritoneal indices of fibrinolysis between foals and adult horses with and without colic.  Am J Vet Res. 72(11):1535-1540, 2011.

Radcliffe RM, Witte TH, Fubini SL, Ducharme NG, Cheong SH, Gilbert RO. Theriogenology question of the month. JAVMA 241(4):439-442, 2012.

Watts AE, Fubini SL.  Modified parainguinal approach for cystic calculus removal in five equids.  Eq Vet J 45(1):94-96, 2013.

Janvilisria T, Scaria J, Teng CH, McDonough SP, Gleed RD, Fubini SL, Zhang S, Akey B, Chang YF. Temporal differential proteomes of Clostridium difficile in the pig ileal-ligated loop model.  PLoS ONE 7(9):e45608, 2012.

Hart J, Dawson DR, Fubini SL, Burton A, Pinn TL. Spiral colon impactions in juvenile alpacas: 12 cases (2006-2010). Accepted AVMA June 2012.

Watts AE, Fubini SL. Accumulation of amikacin in synovial fluid after regional limb perfusion of amikacin sulfate alone and in combination with ticarcillin/clavulanate in horses. Vet Surg accepted November 2012.