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Please see our link below to view the various publications by Dr's Fischer, Klohnen and Brauer and Vachon


Large colon resection and anastomosis in horses: 52 cases (1996-2006).

Driscoll N, Baia P, Fischer AT, Brauer T, Klohnen A.

Equine Vet J. 2008 Jun;40(4):342-7.



Thoracoscopy in horses.

Klohnen A, Peroni JF.

Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2000 Aug;16(2):351-62, vii. Review.

PMID: 14983912 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


External skeletal fixation in the management of equine mandibular fractures: 16 cases (1988-1998).

Belsito KA, Fischer AT.

Equine Vet J. 2001 Mar;33(2):176-83.

PMID: 11266068 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Physeal growth retardation leads to correction of intracarpal angular deviations as well as physeal valgus deformity.

Brauer TS, Booth TS, Riedesel E.

Equine Vet J. 1999 May;31(3):193-6.

PMID: 10402130 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Laparoscopically assisted resection of umbilical structures in foals.

Fischer AT Jr.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1999 Jun 15;214(12):1813-6, 1791-2.

PMID: 10382024 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Ovarian disorders causing colic in neonatal foals.

Fischer AT Jr.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1999 Feb 1;214(3):329-30. No abstract available.

PMID: 10023387 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


In vitro effects of holmium. YAG laser on caprine stifle retinacular restraints.

Pluhar GE, Thabit G 3rd, Klohnen A, Vanderby R Jr, Markel MD.

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1998 Nov;(356):239-47. Erratum in: Clin Orthop 1999 Oct;(367):319.

PMID: 9917690 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Thoracoscopy in the horse: diagnostic and therapeutic indications in 28 cases.

Vachon AM, Fischer AT.

Equine Vet J. 1998 Nov;30(6):467-75.

PMID: 9844964 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Laparoscopic intra-abdominal ligation and removal of cryptorchid testes in horses.

Fischer AT, Vachon AM.

Equine Vet J. 1998 Mar;30(2):105-8.

PMID: 9535065 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Isolation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from a postoperative wound infection in a horse.

Hartmann FA, Trostle SS, Klohnen AA.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1997 Sep 1;211(5):590-2.

PMID: 9290826 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Management of a transverse fracture in the distal phalanx of a horse.

Klohnen A, Trostle SS, Stone WC, Johanningmeier D, Wilson DG, Hendrickson DA.

Can Vet J. 1997 Sep;38(9):561-3.

PMID: 9285136 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Advances in diagnostic techniques for horses with colic.

Fischer AT Jr.

Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 1997 Aug;13(2):203-19. Review.

PMID: 9290181 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Use of diagnostic ultrasonography in horses with signs of acute abdominal pain.

Klohnen A, Vachon AM, Fischer AT Jr.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1996 Nov 1;209(9):1597-601.

PMID: 8899025 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Cecal perforation and communication with the retroperitoneal space after cecal impaction in a thoroughbred gelding.

Klohnen A, Wilson DG, Cooley AJ.

Can Vet J. 1996 Nov;37(11):685-7. No abstract available.

PMID: 8939337 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Laparoscopic repair of scrotal hernia in two foals.

Klohnen A, Wilson DG.

Vet Surg. 1996 Sep-Oct;25(5):414-16.

PMID: 8879113 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Effects of potentiated chlorhexidine on bacteria and tarsocrural joints in ponies.

Klohnen A, Wilson DG, Hendrickson DA, Cooley AJ, MacWilliams PS.

Am J Vet Res. 1996 May;57(5):756-61.

PMID: 8723895 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Use of antimicrobial-impregnated polymethyl methacrylate beads for treatment of chronic, refractory septic arthritis and osteomyelitis of the digit in a bull.

Trostle SS, Hendrickson DA, Stone WC, Klohnen AA.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1996 Feb 1;208(3):404-7.

PMID: 8575974 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy in two stallions.

Fischer AT Jr, Vachon AM, Klein SR.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1995 Dec 15;207(12):1599-601.

PMID: 7493899 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Atrophic nonunion can be predicted with dual energy x-ray absorptiometry in a canine ostectomy model.

Markel MD, Bogdanske JJ, Xiang Z, Klohnen A.

J Orthop Res. 1995 Nov;13(6):869-75.

PMID: 8544023 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Retrograde contrast radiography of the distal portions of the intestinal tract in foals.

Fischer AT, Yarbrough TY.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1995 Sep 15;207(6):734-7.

PMID: 7657572 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Small intestinal herniation through the epiploic foramen: 53 cases (1987-1993).

Vachon AM, Fischer AT.

Equine Vet J. 1995 Sep;27(5):373-80.

PMID: 8654353 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Transection of the pelvic flexure to reduce incarceration of the large colon through the epiploic foramen in a horse.

Foerner JJ, Ringle MJ, Junkins DS, Fischer AT, MacHarg MA, Phillips TN.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1993 Nov 1;203(9):1312-3.

PMID: 8253626 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Laparoscopic cryptorchidectomy in horses.

Fischer AT Jr, Vachon AM.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1992 Dec 1;201(11):1705-8.

PMID: 1363424 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Morphologic and biochemical study of sternal cartilage autografts for resurfacing induced osteochondral defects in horses.

Vachon AM, McIlwraith CW, Powers BE, McFadden PR, Amiel D.

Am J Vet Res. 1992 Jun;53(6):1038-47.

PMID: 1626773 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Standing laparoscopic surgery.

Fischer AT Jr.

Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 1991 Dec;7(3):641-7.

PMID: 1687917 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Biochemical study of repair of induced osteochondral defects of the distal portion of the radial carpal bone in horses by use of periosteal autografts.

Vachon AM, McIlwraith CW, Keeley FW.

Am J Vet Res. 1991 Feb;52(2):328-32.

PMID: 2012345 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Morphologic study of repair of induced osteochondral defects of the distal portion of the radial carpal bone in horses by use of glued periosteal autografts [corrected]

Vachon AM, McIlwraith CW, Trotter GW, Norrdin RW, Powers BE.

Am J Vet Res. 1991 Feb;52(2):317-27. Erratum in: Am J Vet Res 1991 Apr;52(4):636.

PMID: 2012344 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Biochemical analysis of normal articular cartilage in horses.

Vachon AM, Keeley FW, McIlwraith CW, Chapman P.

Am J Vet Res. 1990 Dec;51(12):1905-11.

PMID: 2085215 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Surgical management of Rhodococcus equi metaphysitis in a foal.

Desjardins MR, Vachon AM.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1990 Sep 1;197(5):608-12.

PMID: 2211310 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Neochondrogenesis in free intra-articular, periosteal, and perichondrial autografts in horses.

Vachon A, McIlwraith CW, Trotter GW, Norrdin RW, Powers BE.

Am J Vet Res. 1989 Oct;50(10):1787-94.

PMID: 2802313 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Corrections for prognostic index equation.

Fischer AT Jr.

Am J Vet Res. 1989 Aug;50(8):1429. No abstract available.

PMID: 2782726 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Diagnostic and prognostic procedures for equine colic surgery.

Fischer AT Jr.

Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 1989 Aug;5(2):335-50. Review.

PMID: 2670111 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Review of pathogenesis and treatment of degenerative joint disease.

McIlwraith CW, Vachon A.

Equine Vet J Suppl. 1988 Sep;(6):3-11. Review.

PMID: 9079056 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Ovarian strangulation as a cause of small colon obstruction in a foal.

Evard JH, Fischer AT, Greenwood LD.

Equine Vet J. 1988 May;20(3):217-8. No abstract available.

PMID: 3402420 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Intensive care of the patient after abdominal surgery.

Fischer AT Jr.

Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 1988 Apr;4(1):79-89. Review.

PMID: 3289698 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Internal fixation of a proximal metatarsal fracture in a calf.

Vachon A, DeBowes RM.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1987 Dec 1;191(11):1465-7.

PMID: 3692998 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Sagittal fractures of the third carpal bone in horses: 12 cases (1977-1985).

Fischer AT Jr, Stover SM.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1987 Jul 1;191(1):106-8.

PMID: 3610774 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Evaluation of the repair process of cartilage defects of the equine third carpal bone with and without subchondral bone perforation.

Vachon A, Bramlage LR, Gabel AA, Weisbrode S.

Am J Vet Res. 1986 Dec;47(12):2637-45.

PMID: 3800125 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Diagnostic laparoscopy in the horse.

Fischer AT Jr, Lloyd KC, Carlson GP, Madigan JE.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1986 Aug 1;189(3):289-92.

PMID: 2943716 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Near circumferential retroperitoneal rectal tear in a pony.

Embertson RM, Hodge RJ, Vachon AM.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1986 Apr 1;188(7):738-9.

PMID: 3700234 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Surgical repair of a ruptured uterus in five mares.

Fischer AT, Phillips TN.

Equine Vet J. 1986 Mar;18(2):153-5. No abstract available.

PMID: 3698958 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Neoplasia of the equine urinary bladder as a cause of hematuria.

Fischer AT Jr, Spier S, Carlson GP, Hackett RP.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1985 Jun 15;186(12):1294-6.

PMID: 4019287 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]