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Sarah S le Jeune- CVA, Cert, Vet. Chiro, DVM
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

167 Vet Med II
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 754 9583
sslejeune@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Clinical research in the field of equine gastro-intestinal disease, general surgery and equine integrative sports medicine (lameness, acupuncture, chiroporactic).

Specialty Focus

Equine Surgery

Equine Integrative Sports Medicine

Education

1996 Candidate in Veterinary Science, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium,
1999 DVM , University of Liege, Liege, Belgium,
2006 CVA Veterinary Acupuncture, Colorado State University,
2012 Animal Chiropractic, Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic, Wellsville, KS
2014 , Certificate in Veterinary Thermography, San Luis Obispo, CA

Honors and Awards

2002 Christopher M. Smith Equine Resident Research Award, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis
2000 Nicholas Vatistas Memorial Resident Award, University of California, Davis
2000 Dan Evans Memorial Endowment Resident Research Award, Center for Equine Health, University of California, Davis
2000 Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Resident Research Award, University of California, Davis

Licenses

Diplomate: American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Diplomate: European College of Veterinary Surgeons
ECFVG (Educational Committee for Foreign Veterinary Graduates) Certificate
California DVM license # 15769
Certificate in Veterinary Acupuncture (Colorado State University)
IVCA (International Veterinary Chiropractic Association): Certificate in Veterinary Chiropractic
Diplomate: American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, The effects of intramuscular administered ketamine in adult standing horses and establishing a dosing regiment - Resident/Laurie Bohannon, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health (CEH)

Principal Investigator, Can Ketamine be given intramusclary to horses in standing sedation - Resident Laurie Bohannon, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health (CEH)

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2014 le Jeune SS, Williams CA, Pypendop BH, Ohmura H, Jones JH Does acupuncture acutely affect heart rate variability in horses? Journal of Equine Veterinary Science,
  • Link Icon 2014 Kelleher ME, Puchalski SM, Drake C, le Jeune SS Use of digital abdominal radiography for the diagnosis of enterolithiasis in equids: 238 cases (2008–2011) JAVMA,
  • Link Icon 2014 le Jeune SS, Jones JH Prospective Study on the Correlation of Positive Acupuncture Scans and Lameness in 102 Performance Horses American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2013 Kelleher ME, Brosnan RJ, Kass PH, le Jeune SS Use of physiologic and arterial blood gas variables to predict short-term survival in horses with large colon volvulus Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2012 Levi O, Affolter VK, Benak J, Kass PH, Le Jeune SS Use of Pelvic Flexure Biopsy Scores to Predict Short-Term Survival after Large Colon Volvulus Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2012 Yamout SZ, Magdesian KG, Tokarz DA, le Jeune SS Intrathoracic pulsion diverticulum in a horse Can Vet J,
  • Link Icon 2012 Blake KR, Affolter VK, Lowenstine LJ, Vilches-Moure JG, le Jeune SS Myenteric ganglionitis as a cause of recurrent colic in an adult horse J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2011 Maher O, Puchalski SM, Drake C, le Jeune SS Abdominal computed radiography for the diagnosis of enterolithiasis in horses: 142 cases (2003-2007) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2011 Yamout SZ, Nieto JE, Beldomenico PM, Dechant JE, le Jeune SS, Snyder JR Peritoneal and Plasma D-lactate Concentrations in Horses with Colic Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2009 le Jeune SS, Nieto JE, Dechant JE, Snyder JR Prevalence of gastric ulcers in Thoroughbred broodmares in pasture: A preliminary report Vet J,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2014 le Jeune SS, Whitcomb MB: Ultrasound of the Equine Acute Abdomen, Hassel D, Cook V, (ed), Veterinary Clinics of NA: Equine Practice: Emergency and Critical Care. .

2008 Wilson WD, le Jeune SS: Sand impaction and enteropathy, IN: Lavoie JP, Hinchcliff K, (ed), Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, 2nd Edition, Malden, MA. 682-3.