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Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people

Rolfe Radcliffe

Rolfe Radcliffe
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C2530 CPC, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853
P: (607) 253-4314
F: (607) 253-3271

Selected Publications


Radcliffe, R.M. Thoracic injury in horses. In: Equine Emergencies: Treatment and Procedures, 4th ed., Orsini, J.A. and Divers, T.J. (eds), St. Louis: WB Saunders, 2012. In Press.

Radcliffe, R.M., Witte, T.W., Fubini, S.L., Ducharme, N.G., Cheong, S.H., Gilbert, R.O. Surgical treatment of preputial injury secondary to blunt trauma in a bull. JAVMA: Theriogenology Question of the Month. 2012, 241(4):439-442.

Radcliffe, R.M., Divers, TJ, Fletcher, DJ, Mohammed, H, Kraus, MS. Evaluation of L-lactate and cardiac troponin I in horses undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. JVECC 2012, 22(3):313-319.

Radcliffe, R.M., Ducharme, N.G., Divers, T.J., Gleed, R.D. 2009. Treating thoracic injuries. Compendium Equine: Cont Educ for Vet. 4(5):208-223.

Fischer, B.L., Ludders, J.W., Asakawa, M., Fortier, L.A., Fubini, S.L., Nixon, A.J., Radcliffe, R.M., Erb, H.N. 2009. A comparison of epidural buprenorphine plus detomidine with morphine plus detomidine in horses undergoing bilateral stifle arthroscopy. Vet Anaesth Analg. Jan;36(1):67-76.

Radcliffe, R.M., Cheetham, J., Bezuidenhout, A.J., Ducharme, N.G., Nixon, A.J. 2008. Arthroscopic removal of palmar/plantar osteochondral fragments from the proximal interphalangeal joint in four horses. Vet Surg. Dec;37(8):733-740.

Book Review, Auer, J.A. and Stick, J.A., Equine Surgery, 3rd Ed, WB Saunders Co. 2004.

Pearce, S.G., Hurtig, M.B., Bouré, L.P., Radcliffe, R.M., Richardson, D.W. 2003. Cylindrical press-fit osteochondral allografts for resurfacing the equine metatarsophalangeal joint. Vet. Surg, 32(3):220-230.

Radcliffe, R.M. and Osofsky, S.A. December 2002. Disease Concerns for Wild Equids.  ZEBRAS, ASSES AND HORSES: Global Survey and Action Plan for the Conservation of Wild Equids. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Radcliffe, R.W., Radcliffe, R.M., Morkel P., Hofmeyer, M, Emslie, R. September, 2002. In situ ultrasonographic reproductive evaluation of the female black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) and white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) in South Africa.  Interim scientific report to United States Fish & Wildlife Service Rhino & Tiger Conservation Fund.

Radcliffe, R.M., Lopez, M.J., Turner, T.A., Watkins, J.R., Radcliffe, C.H. and Markel, M.D. 2001. An in vitro biomechanical comparison of interlocking nail constructs and double plating for the fixation of diaphyseal femur fractures in immature horses. Vet. Surg. 30(2):179-190.

Radcliffe, R.M., Walker, M.R., Hurtig, M.B., Dickey, J.P., Runciman, R.J., Pearce, S.G. Mechanisms of joint injury in adult and immature animals. Vet. Ortho. Society. February 2001.

Radcliffe, R.M., Hendrickson, D.A., Zuba, J.R., Richardson, G.L., Shettco, D., Ferrell, S., and Radcliffe, R.W. 2000. Standing Laparoscopic Surgery for Uterine Biopsy in a Southern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum). J. Zoo Wildl. Med. 31(2):201-207

Radcliffe, R.M., Hendrickson, D.A., Richardson, G.L., Zuba, J.R., and Radcliffe, R.W. Considerations for laparoscopy in the megavertebrates. Am. Assoc. of Zoological Vet. September 2000

Radcliffe, R.M., Lentz, L.A. 2000. Repair of a Humeral Fracture in a Cria. Vet. Forum. 17(4):54-57

Radcliffe, R.M., Turner, T.A., Radcliffe, C.H. and Radcliffe, R.W. 1999. Arthroscopic Surgery in a Reticulated Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata). J. Zoo Wildl. Med. 30(3):416-420

Lentz, L.A., Radcliffe, R.M. 1999. Enterolithiasis in a Morgan Stallion. Vet. Forum. 16(8):69-70