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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

Studying at Cambridge

 

Publications

Journal Articles: 

 Liu NC, Troconis EL, Kalmar L, Price DJ, Wright HE, Adams VJ, Sargan DR, Ladlow JF. Conformational risk factors of brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS) in pugs, French bulldogs, and bulldogs. PLoS ONE 2017;12(8):e0181928.

Liu NC, Oechtering GU, Adams VJ, Kalmar L, Sargan DR, Ladlow JF.Outcomes and prognostic factors of surgical treatments for brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome in 3 breeds. Vet Surg. 2017 Feb;46(2):271-280. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12608. 

Liu N-C, Adams VJ, Kalmar L, Ladlow JF, Sargan DR. Whole-body barometric plethysmography characterizes upper airway obstructions in 3 brachycephalic breeds of dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2016;30(3): 853-865

Liu N-C, Sargan DR, Adams VJ, Ladlow JF (2015). Characterisation of Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome in French Bulldogs Using Whole-Body Barometric Plethysmography. PLoS One 2015;10(6): e0130741.

 

Conference Papers:

 

Liu N-C, McMillan M, Ladlow JF. Effectiveness and objective indications for laser- assisted turbinectomy in treating brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome. 26th European College of Veterinary Surgons (ECVS) Annual Scientific Meeting; 2017 July; Edinburgh, UK.

Riggs J, Liu N-C, Ladlow JF. A comparison of two different types of exercise test for the investigation and clinical grading of upper airway disease severity in brachycephalic dogs. 26th European College of Veterinary Surgons (ECVS) Annual Scientific Meeting; 2017 July; Edinburgh, UK.

Sutton DR, Liu N-C, Price DJ, Ladlow JF. Is Stridor Pre and Post Exercise a Reliable Predictor of Laryngeal Collapse in Brachycephalic Dogs? 26th European College of Veterinary Surgons (ECVS) Annual Scientific Meeting; 2017 July; Edinburgh, UK.

Valen SV, Liu N-C, Ladlow JF. How sensitive is owner perception of improvement post brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome surgery in comparison to objective assessment? 26th European College of Veterinary Surgons (ECVS) Annual Scientific Meeting; 2017 July; Edinburgh, UK.

Kalmar K, Liu N-C, Troconis E, Wright H, Mellersh C, Ladlow JF, Sargan DR. Breed specific genetic background of brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome in the pug, French bulldog and English bulldog. 9th International Conference on Canine and Feline genetics and genomics; 2017 May; Minnesota, USA. 

Liu N-C, Kalmar L, Troconis E, Adams VJ, Ladlow JF, Sargan DR. Computer directed objective assessment of Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome allows improved accuracy in diagnosis and analysis of the condition. Animal Welfare Conference; 2016 June 23, York, UK.

Cronin A, Ladlow JF, Rudorf H. Echolaryngography as a tool to assess laryngeal collapse in brachycephalic dogs. European association of veterinary diagnostic imaging (EAVDI) preBSAVA meeting 2016. April 6; Birmingham, UK. 

Ladlow JF & Liu N-C. Turbinectomy of brachycephalic oatients and objective measurement of outcomes of BOAS surgery. What is new and hot in the world of soft tissue surgery. Association of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgeons (AVSTS) Spring meeting 2016, April 6; Birmingham, UK 

Liu N-C, Sargan DR, Adams VJ, Ladlow JF. Using whole-body barometric plethysmography to evaluate the effectiveness of upper airway surgery for brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome in French bulldogs. Proceeding of the 24th European College of Veterinary Surgons (ECVS) Annual Scientific Meeting; 2015 July 2-4; Berlin, Germany. p. 201. 

Liu N-C, Adams VJ, Sargan DR, Ladlow JF. A novel method for non-invasive respiratory function assessment in dogs with brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome. Proceeding of the 39th World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Congress; 2014 September 16-19; Cape Town, South Africa. p. 820.  

Liu N-C, Adams VJ, Sargan DR, Ladlow JF.  Using whole-body barometric plethysmography to quantify brachycephalic airway function. Proceeding of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) symposium 2014, June 4-7; Nashville, USA.

 

Theses:  

 

Liu N-C (2017). Novel diagnostic test for brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS) using whole-body barometric plethysmography (WBBP). PhD Thesis, University of Cambridge. 

Wright HE (2017). MPhil Thesis, University of Cambridge

Troconis EL (2017). Investigation of Airway Conformation in the Severity of Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome. MPhil Thesis, University of Cambridge.