Dr Brenton Chambers

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Qualifications: BVSc(Hons), MVSc, FANZCVS Small Animal Surgery

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Specialisation: Small Animal Surgery

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Brenton graduated (UQ) 1994, worked in mixture of small animal general practice, emergency practice and surgical referral practice for 13 years prior to undertaking residency training in small animal surgery in 2007-2010. After completion of residency training stayed on as Clinical Tutor and subsequently Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Melbourne Veterinary Hospital. He successfully completed Fellowship examinations in Small Animal Surgery in 2013 and was awarded a Masters degree with focus on thoracoscopic assisted surgery in the dog.

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Carpinteri, S., Sampurno, S., Bernardi, M. P., Germann, M., Malaterre, J., Heriot, A., Chambers, B. A., Mutsaers, S. E., Lynch, A. C. and Ramsay, R. G., (2015), Peritoneal Tumorigenesis and Inflammation are Ameliorated by Humidified-Warm Carbon Dioxide Insufflation in the Mouse, Journal/Ann Surg Oncol,

Bellomo, R., Marino, B., Starkey, G., Wang, B. Z., Fink, M. A., Zhu, N., Suzuki, S., Houston, S., Eastwood, G., Calzavacca, P., Glassford, N., Chambers, B., Skene, A., Schneider, A. G., Jones, D., Hilton, A., Opdam, H., Warrillow, S., Gauthier, N., Johnson, L. and Jones, R., (2013), Normothermic extracorporeal human liver perfusion following donation after cardiac death, Journal/Critical Care and Resuscitation, 15, 78-82

Chambers, B. A., Tyrrell, D., Laksito, M. A., Anderson, G. A. and Yates, G. D., (2012), Thoracoscopic-assisted lung lobectomy in the dog: a pilot cadaveric study examining the influence of assisted portal position on pulmonary exposure, Journal/Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 42, 314-320 -Awarded Most Commended Paper published in the AVP by the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists

Bellomo, R., Suzuki, S., Marino, B., Starkey, G. K., Chambers, B., Fink, M. A., Wang, B. Z., Houston, S., Eastwood, G., Calzavacca, P., Glassford, N., Skene, A., Jones, D. A. and Jones, R., (2012), Normothermic extracorporeal perfusion of isolated porcine liver after warm ischaemia: a preliminary report, Journal/Critical care and resuscitation : journal of the Australasian Academy of Critical Care Medicine, 14, 173-6

Laksito, M. A., Chambers, B. A., Hodge, P. J., Milne, M. E. and Yates, G. D., (2011), Fibrotic myopathy of the iliopsoas muscle in a dog, Journal/Australian Veterinary Journal, 89, 117-121

Chambers, B. A., Laksito, M. A., Long, F. and Yates, G. D., (2011), Unilateral uterine torsion secondary to an inflammatory endometrial polyp in the bitch, Journal/Australian Veterinary Journal, 89, 380-384

Laksito, M. A., Chambers, B. A. and Yates, G. D., (2010), Thoracoscopic-assisted lung lobectomy in the dog: report of two cases, Journal/Australian Veterinary Journal, 88, 263-267

Laksito, M. A., Caiafa, A., Chambers, B. A., Prpich, C. and Yates, G. D., (2010), A Retrospective Study of Inter-arcade and Inter-dental Acrylic Bonding for Repair of Mandibular Fractures, Journal/Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 40, 134-141

Chambers, B. A., Laksito, M. A., Fliegner, R. A., McCowan, C., Beck, C. and Yates, G. D., (2010), Nasal vascular hamartoma in a Domestic Shorthair cat, Journal/Australian Veterinary Journal, 88, 107-111 Awarded the John (Carl) Petersen Award for Best paper published in the AVJ in 2010.

Poster Presentations
Carter JE, Beths T, Chambers B, et al. The Use of Audience Response Systems to Promote Student Engagement in Large Lecture Settings in Veterinary Science. MAVLT Symposium, Melbourne, Australia 2014.

Gritti H, Wallace A, Chambers B, McKee M. Unusual tibial metaphyseal fractures in skeletally immature dogs. Preparation for publication. (Abstract presented BVO 2011) Collaboration with University of Bristol and Willows Referrals UK

Master Thesis
Influence of retractor type and position on thoracoscopic-assisted pulmonary surgery in dogs. CLICK HERE to read.