Journal Publications

The following articles have been published in peer reviewed journals by our vets. These publications all describe new research or techniques that had never previously been reported in the veterinary literature. The results of these papers may influence the future treatment of animals worldwide. Please contact the surgery if you would like more information on how you can access these articles.




Hybrid cemented/cementless total hip replacement in dogs: seventy-eight consecutive joint replacements.

Gemmill TJ, Pink J, Renwick A, Oxley B, Downes C, Roch S, McKee WM.

Vet Surg. 2011 Jul;40(5):621-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2011.00827.x.


Treatment of fractures of the tibial and/or fibular malleoli in 30 cats.

Roch SP, Störk CK, Gemmill TJ, Downes C, Pink J, McKee WM.

Vet Rec. 2009 Aug 8;165(6):165-70. Erratum in: Vet Rec. 2009 Aug 15;165(7):199. PMID: 19666914


Complications following tarsal arthrodesis using bone plate fixation in dogs.

Roch SP, Clements DN, Mitchell RA, Downes C, Gemmill TJ, Macias C, McKee WM.

J Small Anim Pract. 2008 Mar;49(3):117-26.


Treatment of medial patellar luxation by femoral closing wedge ostectomy using a distal femoral plate in four dogs.

Roch SP, Gemmill TJ.

J Small Anim Pract. 2008 Mar;49(3):152-8.


Efficacy of Postoperative Antimicrobial Use for Clean Orthopedic Implant Surgery in Dogs: A Prospective Randomized Study in 100 Consecutive Cases.

Pratesi A, Moores AP, Downes C, Grierson J, Maddox TW.

Vet Surg. 2015 Jul;44(5):653-60. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12326.


Presumptive exercise-associated peracute thoracolumbar disc extrusion in 48 dogs.

McKee WM, Downes CJ, Pink JJ, Gemmill TJ.

Vet Rec. 2010 Apr 24;166(17):523-8. doi: 10.1136/vr.b4823.


Hemilaminectomy and vertebral stabilisation for the treatment of thoracolumbar disc protrusion in 28 dogs.

Downes CJ, Gemmill TJ, Gibbons SE, McKee WM.

J Small Anim Pract. 2009 Oct;50(10):525-35. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2009.00808.x.

PMID: 19796311


Vertebral stabilisation and selective decompression for the management of triple thoracolumbar disc protrusions.

McKee WM, Downes CJ.

J Small Anim Pract. 2008 Oct;49(10):536-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2008.00582.x.

PMID: 18631222


Rupture of the dura mater in two dogs caused by the peracute extrusion of a cervical disc.

McKee WM, Downes CJ.

Vet Rec. 2008 Apr 12;162(15):479-81.


Comparison of Veterinary Student Ability to Learn 1-Handed and 2-Handed Techniques for Surgical Knot Tying.

Thomas AC, Hayes GM, Demetriou JL.

Vet Surg. 2015 Aug;44(6):798-802. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12323.

Surgical treatment of dorsal hemivertebrae associated with kyphosis by spinal segmental stabilisation, with or without decompression.

Charalambous M, Jeffery ND, Smith PM, Goncalves R, Barker A, Hayes G, Ives E, Vanhaesebrouck AE.

Vet J. 2014 Nov;202(2):267-73. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2014.08.011.


Abnormal reflex activation of hamstring muscles in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture.

Hayes GM, Granger N, Langley-Hobbs SJ, Jeffery ND.

Vet J. 2013 Jun;196(3):345-50. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.10.028.


Long bone fracture as a complication following external skeletal fixation: 11 cases.

Knudsen CS, Arthurs GI, Hayes GM, Langley-Hobbs SJ.

J Small Anim Pract. 2012 Dec;53(12):687-92. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2012.01306.x.

PMID: 23145463


Salter-Harris type III fractures of the distal humerus in two dogs.

Hayes GM, Radke H, Langley-Hobbs SJ.

Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2011;24(6):478-82. doi: 10.3415/VCOT-10-06-0101.


Risk factors for medial meniscal injury in association with cranial cruciate ligament rupture.

Hayes GM, Langley-Hobbs SJ, Jeffery ND.

J Small Anim Pract. 2010 Dec;51(12):630-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2010.01003.x.

PMID: 21121917


Use of the cumulative summation technique to quantitatively assess a surgical learning curve: canine total hip replacement.

Hayes GM, Ramirez J, Langley Hobbs SJ.

Vet Surg. 2011 Jan;40(1):1-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2010.00752.x.


Does the degree of preoperative subluxation or soft tissue tension affect the incidence of postoperative luxation in dogs after total hip replacement?

Hayes GM, Ramirez J, Langley Hobbs SJ.

Vet Surg. 2011 Jan;40(1):6-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2010.00754.x.


Relationship between pharyngeal conformation and otitis media with effusion in Cavalier King Charles spaniels.

Hayes GM, Friend EJ, Jeffery ND.

Vet Rec. 2010 Jul 10;167(2):55-8. doi: 10.1136/vr.b4886.


Gastrointestinal foreign bodies in dogs and cats: a retrospective study of 208 cases.

Hayes G.

J Small Anim Pract. 2009 Nov;50(11):576-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2009.00783.x.


Angiostrongylus infection in a dog in north-west England.

Hayes G, Rowlands M.

Vet Rec. 2004 May 15;154(20):639.


Incidence of cryptorchidism in dogs and cats.

Yates D, Hayes G, Heffernan M, Beynon R.

Vet Rec. 2003 Apr 19;152(16):502-4.


Distribution and persistence of topical clotrimazole after sinus infusion in normal canine cadavers.

Hayes GM, Demetriou JL.

J Small Anim Pract. 2012 Feb;53(2):95-100




Review Articles

These describe the currently accepted treatments within the veterinary literature and are useful in providing a broad overview of a particular subject.

Orthopaedic conditions of the metacarpus, metatarsus and digits in dogs. Roch S, Gemmill T,  In Practice 2009;31:484-494

Investigation and management of splenic disease in dogs. Hayes G, Ladlow J. In Practice 2012;34:250-259



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