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Elizabeth A Martinez

Associate Professor

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Phone: (979) 845-2351

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Department: VSCS

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  • Residency Anesthesiology, Cornell University 1990
  • Internship Anesthesiology, Cornell University 1988
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee 1987
  • B.S. Animal Science/Agriculture, University of Tennessee 1985


  • Diplomate of American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 8461

Scholarly Interests

Anesthesiology; cardiopulmonary physiology; neuromuscular blocking agents; analgesia


Neuromuscular blocking agents.
Martinez EA
Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 18(1):181-8.
Cardiovascular effects of buprenorphine in anesthetized dogs.
Martinez EA, Hartsfield SM, Melendez LD, Matthews NS, Slater MR
Am J Vet Res. 58(11):1280-4.
Percutaneous extraction of a knotted pulmonary artery catheter and an entrapped tined pacing lead in two dogs.
Saunders AB, Martinez EA, Miller MW
J Vet Cardiol. 9(2):119-22.
Effect of medetomidine and its antagonism with atipamezole on stress-related hormones, metabolites, physiologic responses, sedation, and mechanical threshold in goats.
Carroll GL, Hartsfield SM, Champney TH, Geller SC, Martinez EA, Haley EL
Vet Anaesth Analg. 32(3):147-57.
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of butorphanol in llamas after intravenous and intramuscular administration.
Carroll GL, Boothe DM, Hartsfield SM, Martinez EA, Spann AC, Hernandez A
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 219(9):1263-7.
Complications common to ventricular assist device support are rare with 90 days of DeBakey VAD support in calves.
Fossum TW, Morley D, Olsen DB, Edwards J, Burns G, Miller MW, Franks J, Benkowski R, Thomas J, Benson P, Martinez E, Carroll G, Lynch B, Noon GP, DeBakey ME
ASAIO J. 47(3):288-92.
Chronic survival of calves implanted with the DeBakey ventricular assist device.
Fossum TW, Morley D, Benkowski R, Tayama E, Olsen DB, Burns G, Miller MW, Franks J, Martinez E, Carroll G, Edwards J, Vinnerqvist A, Lynch B, Stein F, Noon GP, DeBakey ME
Artif Organs. 23(8):802-6.
Evaluation of analgesia provided by postoperative administration of butorphanol to cats undergoing onychectomy.
Carroll GL, Howe LB, Slater MR, Haughn L, Martinez EA, Hartsfield SM, Matthews NS
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 213(2):246-50.
Effect of ketorolac tromethamine on atracurium-induced neuromuscular blockade in anesthetized dogs.
Martinez EA, Wooldridge AA, Hartsfield SM
Vet Surg. 26(6):510-4.
Effects of high-dose gentamicin sulfate on neuromuscular blockade in halothane-anesthetized horses.
Hague BA, Martinez EA, Hartsfield SM
Am J Vet Res. 58(11):1324-6.
Pharmacokinetics, effects on renal function, and potentiation of atracurium-induced neuromuscular blockade after administration of a high dose of gentamicin in isoflurane-anesthetized dogs.
Martinez EA, Mealey KL, Wooldridge AA, Mercer DE, Cooper J, Slater MR, Hartsfield SM
Am J Vet Res. 57(11):1623-6.
Comparison of induction and recovery quality after three alpha-2 agonists in short-term equine sevoflurane anesthesia
Williams B, Sayre R, Martinez E, Lepiz M, Carroll G
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 41(6):A87.
Comparison of ease of urinary catheterization in gelding premedicated with different alpha-2 agonists: detomidine, romifidine, or xylazine
Sayre R, Williams B, Lepiz M, Martinez E, Carroll G
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 41(6):A79.

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