Dr Kat Crosse
Dr Kat Crosse

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Qualifications: MA VetMB MANZCVS DipECVS

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Specialisation: Companion Animal Surgery

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Kat graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2006 with a love of equine medicine and neurology. After two years in mixed practice and a cruciate injury forcing her into more and more small animal work, she eventually saw the light and decided to up-skill her companion animal abilities. Ten years later, an internship, residency and set of board exams she is now a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. During her residency she developed a more focused interest in airway disease and particularly the pathophysiology of brachycephalic dogs. During normal hours she is a Senior Lecturer in Companion Animal Surgery at Massey University, New Zealand and in her spare time is in the early stages of a PhD working towards understanding the welfare, anatomical and physiological challenges faced by brachycephalic breeds.

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Crosse, K. R., Bray, J., Orbell, G., & Preston, C. (2015). Histological evaluation of the soft palate in dogs affected by brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome. New Zealand Veterinary Journal.

Crosse, K. R., & Worth, A. J. (2010). Computer-assisted surgical correction of an antebrachial deformity in a dog.. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol, 23(5), 354-361.

Jack, M. W., Crosse, K. R., Odom, T. F., & Poirier, V. J. (2019). Outcome of secondary intention healing of full thickness lower eyelid defects in dogs. J Small Anim Pract, 60(6), 379-383.

Jack, M. W., Wierenga, J. R., Bridges, J. P., Baltzer, W. I., & Crosse, K. R. (2019). Feasibility of open-chest cardiopulmonary resuscitation through a transdiaphragmatic approach in dogs. Vet Surg, 8 pages.

Worth, A. J., Crosse, K. R., & Kersley, A. (2019). Computer-Assisted Surgery Using 3D Printed Saw Guides for Acute Correction of Antebrachial Angular Limb Deformities in Dogs.. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol, 32(3), 241-249.

Wilson, I. J., Burchell, R. K., Worth, A. J., Burton, S. E., Gedye, K. R., Clark, K. J., Crosse, K.R.,. Gal, A. (2018). Kinetics of Plasma Cell-Free DNA and Creatine Kinase in a Canine Model of Tissue Injury. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 32(1), 157-164.

Bray, J. P., Kersley, A., Downing, W., Crosse, K. R., Worth, A. J., House, A. K., . . . Brown, I. W. M. (2017). Clinical outcomes of patient-specific porous titanium endoprostheses in dogs with tumors of the mandible, radius, or tibia: 12 cases (2013-2016).. J Am Vet Med Assoc, 251(5), 566-579.