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Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


John Ludders

Ludders Publications
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
S1 113 Schurman, Box 32
Ithaca, NY 14853

Selected Publications

Barton-Lamb AL, Martin-Flores M, Scrivani PV, Bezuidenhout AJ, Loew E, Erb HN, Ludders JW. Evaluation of maxillary arterial blood flow in anesthetized cats with the mouth closed and open. Vet J. 2013 Jun;196(3):325-31.

Paré M, Ludders JW, Erb HN. Association of partial pressure of carbon dioxide in expired gas and arterial blood at three different ventilation states in apneic chickens (Gallus domesticus) during air sac insufflation anesthesia. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2013 May;40(3):245-56.

Campoy L, Martin-Flores M, Ludders JW, Gleed RD. Procedural sedation combined with locoregional anesthesia for orthopedic surgery of the pelvic limb in 10 dogs: case series. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2012 Jul;39(4):436-40.

Campoy L, Martin-Flores M, Ludders JW, Erb HN, Gleed RD. Comparison of bupivacaine femoral and sciatic nerve block versus bupivacaine and morphine epidural for stifle surgery in dogs. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2012 Jan;39(1):91-8.

Santos LC, Ludders JW, Erb HN, Martin-Flores M, Basher KL, Kirch P. A randomized, blinded, controlled trial of the antiemetic effect of ondansetron on dexmedetomidine-induced emesis in cats. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2011 Jul;38(4):320-7.

Santos LC, Ludders JW, Erb HN, Basher KL, Kirch P, Gleed RD. Sedative and cardiorespiratory effects of dexmedetomidine and buprenorphine administered to cats via oral transmucosal or intramuscular routes. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2010 Sep;37(5):417-24.

Ludders JW, Palos HM, Erb HN, Lamb SV, Vincent SE, Gleed RD. Plasma arginine vasopressin concentration in horses undergoing surgery for colic. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2009 Dec;19(6):528-35.

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. 2009 Jan;36(1):67-76.

Martin-Flores M, Campoy L, Ludders JW, Erb HN, Gleed RD. Comparison between acceleromyography and visual assessment of train-of-four for monitoring neuromuscular blockade in horses undergoing surgery. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2008 May;35(3):220-7.

Asakawa M, Ludders JW, Badgley BL, Erb HN, Gleed RD, Posner LP. Effects of adenosine infusion on the minimum alveolar concentration of isoflurane in dogs. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2007 Jan;34(1):9-14.

Kronen PW, Ludders JW, Erb HN, Moon PF, Gleed RD, Koski S. A synthetic fraction of feline facial pheromones calms but does not reduce struggling in cats before venous catheterization. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2006 Jul;33(4):258-65.

Bateman L, Ludders JW, Gleed RD, Erb HN. Comparison between facemask and laryngeal mask airway in rabbits during isoflurane anesthesia. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2005 Sep;32(5):280-8.

Smith AA, Posner LP, Goldstein RE, Ludders JW, Erb HN, Simpson KW, Gleed RD. Evaluation of the effects of premedication on gastroduodenoscopy in cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2004 Aug 15;225(4):540-4.

Chevalier H, Posner LP, Ludders JW, French TW, Erb HN, Gleed RD. Accuracy and precision of a point-of-care hemoglobinometer for measuring hemoglobin concentration and estimating packed cell volume in horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2003 Jul 1;223(1):78-83.

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. 2002 May-Jun;31(3):232-9.

Ludders JW, Langenberg JA, Czekala NM, Erb HN. Fecal corticosterone reflects serum corticosterone in Florida sandhill cranes. J Wildl Dis. 2001 Jul;37(3):646-52.

Ludders JW. Another reader opposing thoracic compression for avian euthanasia. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 Jun 1;218(11):1721.

McEwen MM, Gleed RD, Ludders JW, Stokol T, Del Piero F, Erb HN. Hepatic effects of halothane and isoflurane anesthesia in goats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2000 Dec 1;217(11):1697-700.

Moon PF, Erb HN, Ludders JW, Gleed RD, Pascoe PJ. Perioperative risk factors for puppies delivered by cesarean section in the United States and Canada. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2000 Jul-Aug;36(4):359-68.

Ludders JW, Langenberg JA, Czekala NM, Erb HN, McCormick H. Serum corticosterone response to adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation in Florida sandhill cranes. J Wildl Dis. 1998 Oct;34(4):715-21.

Looney A, Ludders JW, Gleed RD, Moon PF, Erb HN. Use of a handheld device for analysis of blood electrolyte concentrations and blood gas partial pressures in dogs and horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1998; 213:526-530.

Moon PF, Erb HN, Ludders JW, Gleed RD, Pascoe PJ. Perioperative management and mortality rates of dogs undergoing cesarean section in the United States and Canada. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1998 Aug 1;213(3):365-9.

Lukasik VM, Gleed RD, Scarlett JM, Ludders JW, Moon PF, Ballenstedt JL, Sturmer AT. Intranasal phenylephrine reduces post anesthetic upper airway obstruction in horses. Equine Vet J. 1997 May;29(3):236-8. No abstract available.

Moon PF, Scarlett JM, Ludders JW, Conway TA, Lamb SV. Effect of fentanyl on the minimum alveolar concentration of isoflurane in swine. Anesthesiology. 1995 Sep;83(3):535-42.

Seaman GC, Ludders JW, Erb H. Effects of low and high fractions of inspired oxygen on ventilation in ducks anesthetized with isoflurane. Am J Vet Res 1994;55:395-398.

Ludders JW. Minimal anesthetic concentration and cardiopulmonary dose response of halothane in ducks. Vet Surg 21:319-324, 1992.

Pizarro J, Ludders JW, Douse MA, Mitchell GS. Halothane effects on ventilatory responses to changes in intrapulmonary CO2 in geese. Respiration Physiology; 82:337-348, 1990.

Rode J, Bartholow S, Ludders JW. Ventilation through an air sac cannula during tracheal obstruction in birds. Journal of the Association of Avian Veterinarians 4:98-102, 1990.

Ludders JW, Mitchell GS, Rode J*. Minimal anesthetic concentration and cardiopulmonary dose response of isoflurane in ducks. Vet Surgery 19:304-307, 1990.

Ludders JW, Rode JA, Mitchell GS. Pulmonary effects of ketamine, xylazine, and a combination of ketamine and xylazine in Pekin ducks.  Am J Vet Res 50:245-249, 1989.

Ludders JW, Rode J, Mitchell GS. Isoflurane anesthesia in Sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis): Minimum anesthetic concentration and cardiopulmonary dose‑response during spontaneous and controlled breathing.  Anesth Analg 68:511-516, 1989.

Ludders JW, Mitchell GS, Schaefer SL. The ED50 and cardiopulmonary dose‑response of halothane in chickens (Gallus domesticus). Am J Vet Res 49:929‑932, 1988.

Ludders JW, Grauer GF, Dubielzig RR, Ribble GA, Wilson JW: Renal microcirculatory and correlated histologic changes associated with  dirofilariasis in dogs. Am J Vet Res 49:826‑830, 1988.

Ludders JW, Reitan JA, Martucci R, Fung DL, Steffey EP: Blood pressure  response to phenylephrine infusion in halothane anesthetized dogs given acetylpromazine maleate. Am J Vet Res 44:996‑999, 1983.

Ludders JW, Heavner JE: Effect of atropine on tear formation in anesthetized dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 175:585‑586, 1979.