Skip Navigation

Ashley B Saunders

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Send Email

Phone: (979) 845-2351

Mailstop: 4474

Department: VSCS

Photo of Saunders, Ashley

Education

  • Diplomate Cardiology, ACVIM 2005
  • Residency Cardiology, Texas A&M University 2005
  • Internship , The University of Tennessee 2002
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University 2001
  • B.S. Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University 1998

Credentials

  • DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology)

Scholarly Interests

Congenital heart disease; interventional cardiology; transesophageal echocardiography; heart failure management; Advanced imaging

Publications

The diagnosis and management of age-related veterinary cardiovascular disease.
Saunders AB.
Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2012 Jul; 42(4):655-68.
PMID: 22720807 [PubMed - in process]
Spontaneous echocardiographic contrast in three dogs.
Ralph AG, Saunders AB, Hariu CD, Nabity M.
J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2011 Apr; 21(2):158-65.
Transarterial ductal occlusion using the Amplatz Canine Ductal Occluder in 40 dogs.
Gordon SG, Saunders AB, Achen SE, Roland RM, Drourr LT, Hariu C, Miller MW.
J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Aug; 12(2):85-92.
Outcome of minimally invasive surgical treatment of heartworm caval syndrome in dogs: 42 cases (1999-2007)
Bove CM, Gordon SG, Saunders AB, Miller MW, Roland RM, Achen SE, Drourr LT, Boggess MM.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 Jan; 236(2):187-92.
Utility of transesophageal echocardiography for transcatheter occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus in dogs: influence on the decision-making process.
Saunders AB, Achen SE, Gordon SG, Miller MW.
J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Nov; 24(6):1407-13.
PMID: 20738766 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Cardiac troponin I concentrations following medetomidine-butorphanol sedation in dogs.
Singletary GE, Saunders AB, Saunders WB, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM, Fosgate GT, Hartsfield SM.
Vet Anaesth Analg. 2010 Jul; 37(4):342-6.
PMID: 20636565 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
ECG of the Month.
Winter RL, Hariu CD, Saunders AB.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 May; 236(9):961-3.
PMID: 20433394 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Open heart closure of an atrial septal defect by use of an atrial septal occluder in a dog.
Gordon SG, Nelson DA, Achen SE, Miller MM, Roland RM, Saunders AB, Drourr LT.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 Feb; 236(4):434-9.
PMID: 20151868 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Arrhythmias and elevated troponin I in a dog with steroid-responsive meningitis-arteritis.
Snyder K, Saunders AB, Levine JM, Clubb FJ.
J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2010 Jan; 46(1):61-5.
PMID: 20045839 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Transvenous heartworm extraction in a ferret with caval syndrome.
Bradbury C, Saunders AB, Heatley JJ, Gregory CR, Wilcox AL, Russell KE.
J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2010 Jan; 46(1):31-5.
PMID: 20045834 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Transcatheter atrial septal defect closure with the Amplatzer atrial septal occluder in 13 dogs: short- and mid-term outcome.
Gordon SG, Miller MW, Roland RM, Saunders AB, Achen SE, Drourr LT, Nelson DA.
J Vet Intern Med. 2009 Sep; 23(5):995-1002.
PMID: 19678889 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Coil embolization of a congenital arteriovenous fistula of the saphenous artery in a dog.
Saunders AB, Fabrick C, Achen SE, Miller MW.
J Vet Intern Med. 2009 May; 23(3):662-4.
PMID: 19422465 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Assessment of cardiac troponin I and C-reactive protein concentrations associated with anesthetic protocols using sevoflurane or a combination of fentanyl, midazolam, and sevoflurane in dogs.
Saunders AB, Hanzlicek AS, Martinez EA, Stickney MJ, Steiner JM, Suchodolski JS, Fosgate GT.
Vet Anaesth Analg. 2009 Sept; 36(5):449-56.
Cardiac troponin I and C-reactive protein concentrations in dogs with severe pulmonic stenosis before and after balloon valvuloplasty.
Saunders AB, Smith BE, Fosgate GT, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
J Vet Cardiol. 2009 May; 11(1):9-16.
ECG of the Month.
Shipley EA, Saunders AB.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008 Sep; 233(5):714-5.
PMID: 18764703 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
ECG of the Month.
Drourr L, Saunders AB.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008 Jun; 232(12):1807-9.
PMID: 18598148 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
ECG of the Month.
Achen SE, Saunders AB, Miller MW.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008 Jul; 233(1):44-6.
PMID: 18593311 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
ECG of the Month.
Achen SE, Saunders AB, Miller MW.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008 Mar; 232(5):684-6.
PMID: 18312172 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2007 Nov; 9(2):119-22.
PMID: 18061548 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Echocardiographic and angiographic comparison of ductal dimensions in dogs with patent ductus arteriosus.
Saunders AB, Miller MW, Gordon SG, Bahr A.
J Vet Intern Med. 2007 Jan; 21(1):68-75.
PMID: 17338152 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Oral amiodarone therapy in dogs with atrial fibrillation.
Saunders AB, Miller MW, Gordon SG, Van De Wiele CM.
J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Jul; 20(4):921-6.
PMID: 16955817 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Pimobendan in heart failure therapy--a silver bullet?
Gordon SG, Miller MW, Saunders AB.
J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2006 Mar; 42(2):90-3.
PMID: 16527909 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
ECG of the month. Sick sinus syndrome.
Saunders AB.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2005 Jul; 227(1):51-2.
PMID: 16013537 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Pathologic and clinical features of infectious endocarditis.
Miller MW, Fox PR, Saunders AB.
J Vet Cardiol. 2004 Nov; 6(2):35-43.
PMID: 19083308 [PubMed - in process]
Pulmonary embolization of vascular occlusion coils in dogs with patent ductus arteriosus.
Saunders AB, Miller MW, Gordon SG, Bahr A.
J Vet Intern Med. 2004 Sept; 18(5):663-6.
ECG of the month. Second-degree atrioventricular (AV) block.
Saunders AB, Miller MW, Gordon SG.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2003 Dec; 223(11):1572-4.
PMID: 14664442 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]