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    Julie E Dechant- DVM, MS
    Professor of Clinical and Associate Professor of Clinical
    Surgical & Radiological Sciences

    167 Vet Med II
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 9583
    jedechant@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Diagnosis and management of equine emergency and critical care patients; camelid medicine and surgery.

    Specialty Focus

    Equine Surgery; Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

    Education

    1996 DVM , University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    2000 MS Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

    Honors and Awards

    2011 Dr. Murray Fowler Achievement Award
    2010 Certificate of Special Recognition from California-International Llama Association
    1999 Dr. Virgil and Metzy H. Yount Postgraduate Veterinary Medicine Award
    1998 Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association Large Animal Resident Appreciation Award
    1996 Marilyn J. Dodd Memorial Award
    1996 John Carl Tucker Award
    1996 F.W. Schofield Prize in Veterinary Pathology
    1996 Dr. R.H. Dunlop Book Prize for Academic Excellence in Veterinary
    1996 American College of Veterinary Surgeons Award for Large Animal Surgery
    1996 Ayerst Veterinary Laboratories First General Proficiency Award
    1996 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Faculty Gold Medal
    1995 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Bayer, Inc. Award in Herd Medicine
    1995 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Impromed Provides Award in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
    1994-95 Western College of Veterinary Medicine University Undergraduate Scholarship
    1994 Western College of Veterinary Medicine W.B. Saunders Company Award in Medicine
    1993 Western College of Veterinary Medicine Prize in Histology
    1993 Western College of Veterinary Medicine William Sidey Scholarship
    1991-95 Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship

    Licenses

    Colorado Veterinary License, #6503
    California Veterinary License, #14011
    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Investigator, Plasma and peritoneal procalcitonin concentrations in colic patients as a marker for intestinal ischemia, Kilcoyne I, Nieto JE (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Julie E Dechant: Ultrasonographic features and clinical outcomes in horses with severe large intestinal thickening (2003-2010) 2018 Biscoe EW, Whitcomb MB, Vaughan B, Dechant JE, Magdesian KG Ultrasonographic features and clinical outcomes in horses with severe large intestinal thickening (2003-2010) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
    • Julie E Dechant: Determination of the time required to achieve maximum synovial concentration of amikacin in the distal interphalangeal joint following intravenous regional limb perfusion 2018 Kilcoyne I, Nieto JE, Knych H, Dechant JE Determination of the time required to achieve maximum synovial concentration of amikacin in the distal interphalangeal joint following intravenous regional limb perfusion Am J Vet Res,
    • Julie E Dechant: Review of gastric rupture in the horse 2017 Dechant JE, Winfield LS Review of gastric rupture in the horse Equine Vet Educ,
    • Julie E Dechant: Clinical findings and management of 153 horses with large colon sand accumulations 2017 Kilcoyne I, Dechant JE, Spier SJ, Spriet M, Nieto JE Clinical findings and management of 153 horses with large colon sand accumulations Vet Surg,
    • Julie E Dechant: Use of an absorbable urethral stent for the management of a urethral stricture in a stallion 2016 Trela JM, Dechant JE, Culp WT, Whitcomb MB, Palm CA, Nieto JE Use of an absorbable urethral stent for the management of a urethral stricture in a stallion Vet Surg,
    • Julie E Dechant: Comparison of clinical findings and short-term survival between horses with intestinal entrapment in the gastrosplenic ligament and horses with intestinal entrapment in the epiploic foramen 2016 Kilcoyne I, Dechant JE, Nieto JE Comparison of clinical findings and short-term survival between horses with intestinal entrapment in the gastrosplenic ligament and horses with intestinal entrapment in the epiploic foramen J Am Vet Med Assoc,
    • Julie E Dechant: Evaluation of 10 minute versus 30 minute tourniquet time for intravenous regional limb perfusion with amikacin sulfate in standing sedated horses 2016 Kilcoyne I, Dechant JE, Nieto JE Evaluation of 10 minute versus 30 minute tourniquet time for intravenous regional limb perfusion with amikacin sulfate in standing sedated horses Vet Rec,
    • Julie E Dechant: Comparison of two tourniquet application times for regional limb perfusions with amikacin in sedated or anesthetized horses 2016 Aristizabal FA, Nieto JE, Guedes AG, Dechant JE, Yamout S, Morales B, Snyder J Comparison of two tourniquet application times for regional limb perfusions with amikacin in sedated or anesthetized horses Vet J,
    • Julie E Dechant: Theriogenology Question of the Month. Neoplasms of the penis and testis 2015 Scott CJ, Christensen BW, Dechant JE, Espinosa P, LaDouceur EE Theriogenology Question of the Month. Neoplasms of the penis and testis J Am Vet Med Assoc,
    • Julie E Dechant: Primary gastric rupture in 47 horses (1995-2011) 2015 Winfield LS, Dechant JE Primary gastric rupture in 47 horses (1995-2011) Can Vet J,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2015 Dechant JE: Chapter 20: Perioperative Fluid Therapy, Fielding CL, Magdesian KG, (ed), Equine Fluid Therapy. 250-60.

    2014 Puschner B, Dechant JE: Chapter 211: Common Toxins in Equine Practice, Sprayberry KA, Robinson NE, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 7. 922-7.