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Julie E Dechant- DVM, MS
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, Comparison of 10 and 20 minutes tourniquet application for distal limb perfusion with amikacin in horses, Nieto, JE (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • 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:  Multiple genital tumors in a 20-year old Lusitano stallion 2015 Scott CJ, LaDouceur EEB, Dechant JE, Espinosa P, Christensen BW Theriogenology question of the month: Multiple genital tumors in a 20-year old Lusitano stallion 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,
  • Julie E Dechant: Identification, management and outcome of postoperative hemoperitoneum in 23 horses after emergency exploratory celiotomy for gastrointestinal disease 2015 Gray SN, Dechant JE, le Jeune SS, Nieto JE Identification, management and outcome of postoperative hemoperitoneum in 23 horses after emergency exploratory celiotomy for gastrointestinal disease Vet Surg,
  • Julie E Dechant: Evaluation of 3 handheld portable analyzers for measurement of L-lactate concentrations in blood and peritoneal fluid of horses presenting for colic 2015 Nieto JE, Dechant JE, le Jeune SS, Snyder JR Evaluation of 3 handheld portable analyzers for measurement of L-lactate concentrations in blood and peritoneal fluid of horses presenting for colic Vet Surg,
  • Julie E Dechant: Effects of intratesticular and incisional local anesthetic administration for castration of alpacas anesthetized with intramuscular ketamine-xylazine-butorphanol 2015 Nickell J, Barter LS, Dechant JE Effects of intratesticular and incisional local anesthetic administration for castration of alpacas anesthetized with intramuscular ketamine-xylazine-butorphanol Vet Surg,
  • Julie E Dechant: A preliminary study of silver sodium zirconium phosphate polyurethane foam wound dressing on wounds of the distal aspect of the forelimb in horses 2015 Kelleher ME, Kilcoyne I, Dechant JE, Hummer E, Kass PH, Snyder JR A preliminary study of silver sodium zirconium phosphate polyurethane foam wound dressing on wounds of the distal aspect of the forelimb in horses Vet Surg,
  • Julie E Dechant: Heterologous antigen selection of camelid heavy chain single domain antibodies against tetrabromobisphenol A 2014 Wang J, Bever CR, Majkova Z, Dechant JE, Yang J, Gee SJ, Xu T, Hammock BD Heterologous antigen selection of camelid heavy chain single domain antibodies against tetrabromobisphenol A Anal Chem,
  • Julie E Dechant: Development and utilization of camelid VHH antibodies from alpaca for 2,2',4,4'-tetrabrominated diphenyl ether detection 2014 Bever CR, Majkova Z, Radhakrishnan R, Suni I, McCoy M, Wang Y, Dechant J, Gee S, Hammock BD Development and utilization of camelid VHH antibodies from alpaca for 2,2',4,4'-tetrabrominated diphenyl ether detection Anal Chem,
  • Julie E Dechant: Sinusitis associated with nasogastric intubation in 3 horses 2014 Nieto JE, Yamout S, Dechant JE Sinusitis associated with nasogastric intubation in 3 horses Can Vet J,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2015 Dechant JE: Chapter 20: Perioperative Fluid Therapy, Fielding CL, Magdesian KG, (ed), Equine Fluid Therapy. 250-260.

2014 Puschner B, Dechant JE: Chapter 211: Common Toxins in Equine Practice, Sprayberry KA, Robinson NE, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 7. 922-927.