Professor Andrew Dart

BVSc, PhD, Dip ACVS, Dip ECVS
Director of the Research and Clinical training Unit and a Registered Specialist in Equine Surgery

C08B - R.V.C. - Main Bldg. - Camden
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 4655 0777
Fax +61 2 4655 1212

Biographical details

Prof Dart graduated from Queensland University in 1984 and completed a one year internship at the University of Sydney. Following three years in private practice with Professor Reg Pascoe, Dr Dart completed five years at the University of California where he completed an Equine Surgery Residency and Equine Surgery Specialist Qualifications.

Prof Dart returned to private practice for two years before joining the University of Sydney in 1994. At the University of Sydney Dr Dart has held positions as Head of Equine Medicine and Surgery, Hospital Director and now Director of the Research and Clinical Training Unit. Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgery Diplomate European College Veterinary Surgery

Research interests

Equine wound healing;

Equine orthopaedic disease; Upper airway disease in the horse.

Teaching and supervision

Equine Surgery.

Associations

  • Editorial board for Veterinary Surgery, for the Merck Veterinary Manual
  • Associate Editor of the Australian Veterinary Journal
  • Assistant Editor for Equine Veterinary Educations

Selected grants

2004

  • Biomechanical and biochemical mechanisms of tendon homeostasis in normal, pathological and post-operative states.; Little C, Dart A, Sonnabend D, Appleyard R, Smith M; Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Foundation Ltd/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Dart, A. (2005). The effect of growth promotants in young growing horses. In Joe Pagan, R.J. Geor (Eds.), Advances In Equine Nutrition - Volume 3, (pp. 349-358). United Kingdom: Nottingham University Press.

Journals

  • Kramer, C., Tsang, A., Koenig, T., Jeffcott, L., Dart, C., Dart, A. (2014). Survey of the therapeutic approach and efficacy of pentosan polysulfate for the prevention and treatment of equine osteoarthritis in veterinary practice in Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal, 92(12), 482-487.
  • Koenig, T., Dart, A., McIlwraith, C., Horadagoda, N., Bell, R., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Krockenberger, M., Jeffcott, L., Little, C. (2014). Treatment of Experimentally Induced Osteoarthritis in Horses Using an Intravenous Combination of Sodium Pentosan Polysulfate, N-Acetyl Glucosamine, and Sodium Hyaluronan. Veterinary Surgery, 43(5), 612-622. [More Information]
  • Koenig, T., Dart, A., Mcllwraith, C., Horadagoda, N., Bell, R., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Krockenberger, M., Jeffcott, L., Little, C. (2014). Treatment of Experimentally Induced Osteoarthritis in Horses Using Intravenous Combination of sodium Pentosan Polysulfate, N-Acetyl Glucosamine, and Sodium Hyaluronan. Veterinary Surgery, 43(5), 612-622. [More Information]
  • Melrose, J., Smith, M., Smith, S., Ravi, V., Young, A., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2013). Altered stress induced by partial transection of the infraspinatus tendon leads to perlecan (HSPG2) accumulation in an ovine model of tendinopathy. Tissue and Cell, 45(1), 77-82. [More Information]
  • Bischofberger, A., Hadidane, I., Wereszka, M., Perkins, N., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2013). Effect of Age and Prostheses Location on Rima Glottidis Area in Equine Cadaveric Larynges. Veterinary Surgery, 42(3), 286-290. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Ravi, V., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2013). Factors affecting tendinopathogenesis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(9), 23-24. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Dart, A., Little, C. (2013). Large proteoglycan metabolism in tendinopathy. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47, 29-29.
  • Bischofberger, A., Wereszka, M., Hadidane, I., Perkins, N., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2013). Optimal Tension, Position, and Number of Prostheses Required for Maximum Rima Glottidis Area After Laryngoplasty. Veterinary Surgery, 42(3), 280-285. [More Information]
  • Bischofberger, A., Dart, C., Perkins, N., Kelly, A., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2013). The Effect of Short- and Long-Term Treatment with Manuka Honey on Second Intention Healing of Contaminated and Noncontaminated Wounds on the Distal Aspect of the Forelimbs in Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 42(2), 154-160. [More Information]
  • Tee, S., Dart, A., MacDonald, M., Perkins, N., Horadagoda, N., Jeffcott, L. (2012). Effects of collecting serial tracheal aspirate and bronchoalveolar lavage samples on the cytological findings of subsequent fluid samples in healthy Standardbred horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(7), 247-251. [More Information]
  • Kwan, C., Bell, R., Koenig, T., Bischofberger, A., Horadagoda, N., Perkins, N., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2012). Effects of intra-articular sodium pentosan polysulfate and glucosamine on the cytology, total protein concentration and viscosity of synovial fluid in horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(8), 315-320.
  • Melrose, J., Shu, C., Young, C., Ho, R., Smith, M., Young, A., Smith, S., Gooden, B., Dart, A., Podadera, J., Appleyard, R., Little, C. (2012). Mechanical destabilization induced by controlled annular incision of the intervertebral disc dysregulates metalloproteinase expression and induces disc degeneration. Spine, 37(1), 18-25. [More Information]
  • Ruppin, M., Sullivan, S., Condon, F., Perkins, N., Lee, L., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2012). Retrospective study of 103 presumed cases of tick (Ixodes holocyclus) envenomation in the horse. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(5), 175-180. [More Information]
  • Dart, A., Dart, C., Dudhia, J., Perkins, N., Canfield, P., Smith, R. (2011). A Preliminary Study on the Effect of Wounding on Transforming Growth Factor-β1 and Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein Concentrations in the Skin of Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 40(1), 59-65. [More Information]
  • Debney, S., Wereska, M., Dart, C., Dart, A. (2011). Surgical treatment of osteomyelitis and formation of a sequestrum in the distal metaphysis of the humerus in an alpaca cria. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 59(1), 46-49.
  • Dart, A., Bischofberger, A. (2010). Shockwave therapy : is there an application to enhance wound healing in horses ? Equine Veterinary Education, 22(2), 73-76.
  • Bischofberger, A., Dart, C., Dart, A. (2010). Surgical treatment of osteomyelitis and sequestration of the ilium by a cranial partial hemipelvectomy in an alpaca cria. Australian Veterinary Journal.
  • Podadera, J., Bell, R., Dart, A. (2010). Using magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose non-displaced fractures of the second phalanx in horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 88(11), 439-442.
  • Dart, A., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Jeffcott, L., Canfield, P. (2009). Effect of bandaging on second intention healing of wounds of the distal limb in horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(6), 215-218. [More Information]
  • Dart, A., Tee, S., Brennan, M., Dart, C., Perkins, N., Chapman, S., Debney, S. (2009). Effect of Prosthesis Number and Position on Rima Glottidis Area in Equine Laryngeal Specimens. Veterinary Surgery, 38(4), 452-456.
  • Harland, S., Smith, C., Mogg, T., Horadagoda, N., Dart, A. (2009). Surgical resection of a dysgerminoma in a mare. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(3), 110-112. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Sakurai, G., Smith, S., Young, A., Melrose, J., Stewart, C., Appleyard, R., Peterson, J., Gilles, R., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Modulation of Aggrecan and ADAMTS Expression in Ovine Tendinopathy Induced by Altered Strain. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 58(4), 1055-1066. [More Information]
  • Melrose, J., Smith, S., Fuller, E., Young, A., Roughley, P., Dart, A., Little, C. (2007). Biglycan and fibromodulin fragmentation correlates with temporal and spatial annular remodelling in experimentally injured ovine intervertebral discs. European Spine Journal, 16(12), 2193-2205. [More Information]
  • Hardefeldt, L., Textor, J., Dart, A. (2007). Renal agenesis in an Alpaca cria. Australian Veterinary Journal, 85(5), 185-187.
  • Parry, A., Dart, A. (2007). Surgical correction of metacarpophalangeal valgus deformity in an Alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal, 85(9), 368-370.
  • Bell, R., Dart, A., Smith, C. (2007). Treatment of a metallic foreign body in the cranial cervical region of a horse. Australian Veterinary Journal, 85(12), 517-519.
  • Rainger, J., Dart, A. (2006). Enteral fluid therapy in large animals. Australian Veterinary Journal, 84(12), 447-451.
  • Tan, R., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). High-speed treadmill videoendoscopic examination of the upper respiratory tract in the horse: The results of 291 clinical cases. The Veterinary Journal, 170(2), 243-248. [More Information]
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Mechanical and functional properties of the equine superficial digital flexor tendon. The Veterinary Journal, 170, 184-192.
  • Smith, C., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Recent advances in Equine Abdominal Surgery. The Veterinary Journal, 170, 41-51.
  • Mason, T., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Surgical repair of a cleft soft palate in an alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal, 83(3), 145-146.
  • Dart, A., Dowling, B., Smith, C. (2005). Topical Treatments in Equine Wound Management. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice, 21(1), 77-89. [More Information]
  • Tee, S., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Treatment of long bone fractures in South American camelids: 5 cases. Australian Veterinary Journal, 83(7), 418-420.
  • Dart, A., Dowling, B., Smith, C. (2005). Upper Airway Dysfunction Associated with Collapse of the Apex of the Corniculate Process of the Left Arytenoid Cartilage During Exercise in 15 Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 34(6), 543-547. [More Information]
  • Alzidjali, T., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Volvulus of the ascending colon and caecum in a horse secondary to absent dorsal mesenteric attachments. Australian Veterinary Journal, 83(1), 60-61.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Matthews, S. (2004). Chemical Arthrodesis Of The Distal Tarsal Joints Using Sodium Monoiodoacetate In 104 Horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(1 and 2), 38-42.
  • Hughes, K., Hodgson, D., Dart, A. (2004). Equine hyperlipaemia: a review. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(3), 136-142.
  • Stenberg, T., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2004). Mandibular bone cysts in two horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(7), 417-418.
  • Mitchell, K., Dowling, B., Hughes, K., Dart, A. (2004). Unilateral Nephrectomy As Treatment For Renal Trauma In A Foal. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82, 753-755.
  • Tan, R., Dart, A., Dowling, B. (2003). Catheters: a review of the selection, utilisation and complications of catheters for peripheral venous access. Australian Veterinary Journal, 11, 136-139.
  • Booth, T., Dart, A., Watkins, J. (2003). Equine limb casts: classification and indications. Compendium (Yardley): continuing education for veterinarians, 11, 710-707.
  • Booth, T., Dart, A., Watkins, J. (2003). Equine Limb Casts: Materials and Methods. Compendium (Yardley): continuing education for veterinarians, 25(9), 708-714.
  • Matthews, S., Dart, A., Dowling, B. (2003). Palmar digital neuectomy in 24 horses using the guillotine technique. Australian Veterinary Journal, 81(7), 402-405.
  • Dart, A., Little, C., Hughes, C., Chu, Q., Dowling, B., Hodgson, D., Rose, R., Johnson, K. (2003). Recombinant equine growth hormone administration: effects on synovial fluid biomarkers and cartilage metabolism in horses. Equine Veterinary Journal, 35(3), 302-307.
  • Hughes, K., Dowling, B., Matthews, S., Dart, A. (2003). Results of surgical treatment of colic in miniature breed horses: 11 cases. Australian Veterinary Journal, 81(5), 260-264.
  • Bartlett, G., Dart, A., Dart, C. (2003). Surgical repair of a coxofemoral luxation in a n alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal, 11, 271-272.
  • Tan, R., Bell, R., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2003). Suture materials: composition and applications in veternary wound repair. Australian Veterinary Journal, 11, 140-145.
  • Matthews, S., Dart, A., Dowling, B., Hodgson, D. (2002). Conservative management of minimally displaced radial fractures in three horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, , 44-47.
  • Dart, A., Cries, L., Jeffcott, L., Hodgson, D., Rose, R. (2002). Effects of 25% propylene glycol hydrogel (Solugel) on second intention wound healing in horses. Veterinary Surgery, 31, 309-313.
  • Hughes, K., Hodgson, D., Dart, A. (2002). Hyperlipaemia in a 7 week old miniture pony foal. Australian Veterinary Journal, , 350-351.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Hodgson, D., Rose, R., Walsh, W. (2002). Recombinant Equine Growth Hormone Does Not Affect the in Vitro Biomechanical Properties of Equine Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon. Veterinary Surgery, 31, 325-330.
  • Hughes, K., Dart, A., Hodgson, D. (2002). Suspected Nerium oleander ( Oleander) poisoning in a horse. Australian Veterinary Journal, 80, 412-415.
  • Dart, A., Coulton, M., Dowling, B., Hodgson, D. (2002). The effect of competitor controlled variables on completion or non-completion of a 160 kilometre endurance ride. Australian Equine Veterinarian, 20(1), 20-28.
  • Dart, A., Cries, L., Jeffcott, L., Hodgson, D., Rose, R. (2002). The Effect of Equine Recombinant Growth Hormone on Second Intention Wound Healing in Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 31, 314-319.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Hodgson, D., Rose, R., Walsh, W. (2002). The effect of recombinant growth hormone on the biomechanical properties of healing superficial digital flexor tendons in horses. Veterinary Surgery, , 320-324.
  • Dart, A., Dowling, B., Hodgson, D., Rose, R. (2001). Evaluation of high-speed treadmill videoendoscopy for diagnosis of upper respiratory tract dysfunction in horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (2), 109-112.
  • Matthews, S., Dart, A., Dowling, B., Hodgson, J., Hodgson, D. (2001). Peritonitis associated with Actinobacillus equuli in horses : 51 cases. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (8), 536-539.
  • Livingston, C., Dart, A., Dowling, B., Dart, C., Hodgson, D. (2001). Surgical correction of carpal valgus deformity in three alpacas. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (12), 821-824.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Trope, G. (2001). Surgical repair of skull fractures in four horses using cuttable bone plates. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (5), 324-327.
  • Dart, A., Dowling, B., Batterham, T., Livingston, C., Hodgson, D. (2001). The effect of three different doses of sodium pentosan polysulphate on haematological and haemostatic variables in adult horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (9), 624-627.
  • Micklewaite, L., Dowling, B., Dart, A., Rose, R., Hodgson, D., Wood, A., Sehgal, C., Polansky, M. (2001). Use of quantitative analysis of sonographic brightness for the detection of early healing of tendon injury in horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 62 (8), 1320-1327.

Edited Journals

  • Dart, A. (2008). Guest editorial - Epidemiology of the acute abdominal crisis: will it change current knowledge? The Veterinary Journal, 175(2), 151-152.

Conferences

  • Melrose, J., Gooden, B., Dart, A., Appleyard, R., Little, C. (2009). Dysregulation of metalloproteinase expression in a mechanical destabilization model of intervertebral disc degeneration in sheep. ACSR Spinal Research Symposium VII.
  • Dart, A., Little, C. (2009). Focal injury induces widespread pathology in equine superficial digital flexor tendons. 31st Bain Fallon Lectures, Australia.
  • Horadagoda, N., Feary, D., Dart, A., Tee, L. (2008). Chronic mural endocarditis with thrombosis in an alpaca: A case report. Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Annual Conference ACVS 2008, Australia: Australian College of Veterinary Scientists.
  • Dart, A., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Jeffcott, L., Canfield, P. (2008). Effect of bandaging on healing of distal limb wounds in horses. 2nd Australian Equine Science Symposium AESS 2008, Australia.
  • Dart, A., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Jeffcott, L., Canfield, P. (2008). Effect of bandaging on healing of distal limb wounds in horses. 30th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures 2008, Australia: Australian Equine Veterinary Association.
  • Dart, A., Tee, L., Brennan, M., Perkins, N., Chapman, S., Debney, S. (2008). Effect of suture configuration on area of the rima glottidis in horses. 2nd Australian Equine Science Symposium AESS 2008, Australia.
  • Dart, A., Tee, L., Brennan, M., Perkins, N., Chapman, S., Debney, S. (2008). Effect of suture configuration on area of the rima glottidis in horses. 30th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures 2008, Australia: Australian Equine Veterinary Association.
  • Jacobson, E., Smith, M., Mondori, T., Smith, S., Dart, A., Little, C. (2008). Focal injury induces widespread pathology in equine superficial digital flexor tendons. Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Meeting MBSANZ 2008, Australia: Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Smith, M., Smith, S., Kikukawa, K., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Spacio-temporal changes in pathology and proteoglycan gene expression in shoulder tendons induced by overstress or stress deprivation. Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Meeting MBSANZ 2008, Australia: Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Melrose, J., Smith, S., Fuller, E., Young, A., Roughley, P., Dart, A., Little, C. (2008). Spatial and temporal catabolism of the small leucine repeat proteoglycans (SLRPs) in an ovine annular lesion model of experimental intervertebral disc degeneration has structure-function implications. World Forum for Spine Research 2008, Switzerland: AO Foundation.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Pott, B., Spelta, C., Ledez, D. (2008). Surgical arthrodesis of the metacarpophalangeal joint in seven horses using two different techniques. 30th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures 2008, Australia: Australian Equine Veterinary Association.
  • Smith, M., Smith, S., Kikukawa, K., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Temporal change in proteoglycan gene expression and histopathology induced in sheep shoulder tendons by altered stress in vivo. Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress on Osteoarthritis OARSI 2008, United States: Osteoarthritis Research Society International.
  • Dart, A., Dart, C., Dudhia, J., Perkins, N., Canfield, P., Smith, R. (2008). The effect of wounding on the concentration of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) in equine skin. 2nd Australian Equine Science Symposium AESS 2008, Australia.
  • Dart, A., Dart, C., Dudhia, J., Perkins, N., Canfield, P., Smith, R. (2008). The effect of wounding on the concentration of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) in equine skin. 30th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures 2008, Australia: Australian Equine Veterinary Association.
  • Hodgson, D., Baguley, J., Windsor, P., Mendels, L., Ratcliffe, R., Cross, G., Dart, A., Robson, M. (2003). Year 5 unit reports by unit of study coordinators and students and presentation of new curriculum for 2004. Teaching and learning development day, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney 2003, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Gerard, M., Dowling, B., Dart, A., Smith, R. (2002). Correlation of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) levels in equine tendon with mechanical properties: a proposed role for COMP in determining function-specific mechanical characteristics of locomotor tendons. 6th International Conference Equine Exercise Physiology, Great Britain: Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd.

2014

  • Kramer, C., Tsang, A., Koenig, T., Jeffcott, L., Dart, C., Dart, A. (2014). Survey of the therapeutic approach and efficacy of pentosan polysulfate for the prevention and treatment of equine osteoarthritis in veterinary practice in Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal, 92(12), 482-487.
  • Koenig, T., Dart, A., McIlwraith, C., Horadagoda, N., Bell, R., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Krockenberger, M., Jeffcott, L., Little, C. (2014). Treatment of Experimentally Induced Osteoarthritis in Horses Using an Intravenous Combination of Sodium Pentosan Polysulfate, N-Acetyl Glucosamine, and Sodium Hyaluronan. Veterinary Surgery, 43(5), 612-622. [More Information]
  • Koenig, T., Dart, A., Mcllwraith, C., Horadagoda, N., Bell, R., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Krockenberger, M., Jeffcott, L., Little, C. (2014). Treatment of Experimentally Induced Osteoarthritis in Horses Using Intravenous Combination of sodium Pentosan Polysulfate, N-Acetyl Glucosamine, and Sodium Hyaluronan. Veterinary Surgery, 43(5), 612-622. [More Information]

2013

  • Melrose, J., Smith, M., Smith, S., Ravi, V., Young, A., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2013). Altered stress induced by partial transection of the infraspinatus tendon leads to perlecan (HSPG2) accumulation in an ovine model of tendinopathy. Tissue and Cell, 45(1), 77-82. [More Information]
  • Bischofberger, A., Hadidane, I., Wereszka, M., Perkins, N., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2013). Effect of Age and Prostheses Location on Rima Glottidis Area in Equine Cadaveric Larynges. Veterinary Surgery, 42(3), 286-290. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Ravi, V., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2013). Factors affecting tendinopathogenesis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(9), 23-24. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Dart, A., Little, C. (2013). Large proteoglycan metabolism in tendinopathy. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47, 29-29.
  • Bischofberger, A., Wereszka, M., Hadidane, I., Perkins, N., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2013). Optimal Tension, Position, and Number of Prostheses Required for Maximum Rima Glottidis Area After Laryngoplasty. Veterinary Surgery, 42(3), 280-285. [More Information]
  • Bischofberger, A., Dart, C., Perkins, N., Kelly, A., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2013). The Effect of Short- and Long-Term Treatment with Manuka Honey on Second Intention Healing of Contaminated and Noncontaminated Wounds on the Distal Aspect of the Forelimbs in Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 42(2), 154-160. [More Information]

2012

  • Tee, S., Dart, A., MacDonald, M., Perkins, N., Horadagoda, N., Jeffcott, L. (2012). Effects of collecting serial tracheal aspirate and bronchoalveolar lavage samples on the cytological findings of subsequent fluid samples in healthy Standardbred horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(7), 247-251. [More Information]
  • Kwan, C., Bell, R., Koenig, T., Bischofberger, A., Horadagoda, N., Perkins, N., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2012). Effects of intra-articular sodium pentosan polysulfate and glucosamine on the cytology, total protein concentration and viscosity of synovial fluid in horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(8), 315-320.
  • Melrose, J., Shu, C., Young, C., Ho, R., Smith, M., Young, A., Smith, S., Gooden, B., Dart, A., Podadera, J., Appleyard, R., Little, C. (2012). Mechanical destabilization induced by controlled annular incision of the intervertebral disc dysregulates metalloproteinase expression and induces disc degeneration. Spine, 37(1), 18-25. [More Information]
  • Ruppin, M., Sullivan, S., Condon, F., Perkins, N., Lee, L., Jeffcott, L., Dart, A. (2012). Retrospective study of 103 presumed cases of tick (Ixodes holocyclus) envenomation in the horse. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(5), 175-180. [More Information]

2011

  • Dart, A., Dart, C., Dudhia, J., Perkins, N., Canfield, P., Smith, R. (2011). A Preliminary Study on the Effect of Wounding on Transforming Growth Factor-β1 and Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein Concentrations in the Skin of Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 40(1), 59-65. [More Information]
  • Debney, S., Wereska, M., Dart, C., Dart, A. (2011). Surgical treatment of osteomyelitis and formation of a sequestrum in the distal metaphysis of the humerus in an alpaca cria. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 59(1), 46-49.

2010

  • Dart, A., Bischofberger, A. (2010). Shockwave therapy : is there an application to enhance wound healing in horses ? Equine Veterinary Education, 22(2), 73-76.
  • Bischofberger, A., Dart, C., Dart, A. (2010). Surgical treatment of osteomyelitis and sequestration of the ilium by a cranial partial hemipelvectomy in an alpaca cria. Australian Veterinary Journal.
  • Podadera, J., Bell, R., Dart, A. (2010). Using magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose non-displaced fractures of the second phalanx in horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 88(11), 439-442.

2009

  • Melrose, J., Gooden, B., Dart, A., Appleyard, R., Little, C. (2009). Dysregulation of metalloproteinase expression in a mechanical destabilization model of intervertebral disc degeneration in sheep. ACSR Spinal Research Symposium VII.
  • Dart, A., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Jeffcott, L., Canfield, P. (2009). Effect of bandaging on second intention healing of wounds of the distal limb in horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(6), 215-218. [More Information]
  • Dart, A., Tee, S., Brennan, M., Dart, C., Perkins, N., Chapman, S., Debney, S. (2009). Effect of Prosthesis Number and Position on Rima Glottidis Area in Equine Laryngeal Specimens. Veterinary Surgery, 38(4), 452-456.
  • Dart, A., Little, C. (2009). Focal injury induces widespread pathology in equine superficial digital flexor tendons. 31st Bain Fallon Lectures, Australia.
  • Harland, S., Smith, C., Mogg, T., Horadagoda, N., Dart, A. (2009). Surgical resection of a dysgerminoma in a mare. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(3), 110-112. [More Information]

2008

  • Horadagoda, N., Feary, D., Dart, A., Tee, L. (2008). Chronic mural endocarditis with thrombosis in an alpaca: A case report. Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Annual Conference ACVS 2008, Australia: Australian College of Veterinary Scientists.
  • Dart, A., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Jeffcott, L., Canfield, P. (2008). Effect of bandaging on healing of distal limb wounds in horses. 2nd Australian Equine Science Symposium AESS 2008, Australia.
  • Dart, A., Perkins, N., Dart, C., Jeffcott, L., Canfield, P. (2008). Effect of bandaging on healing of distal limb wounds in horses. 30th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures 2008, Australia: Australian Equine Veterinary Association.
  • Dart, A., Tee, L., Brennan, M., Perkins, N., Chapman, S., Debney, S. (2008). Effect of suture configuration on area of the rima glottidis in horses. 2nd Australian Equine Science Symposium AESS 2008, Australia.
  • Dart, A., Tee, L., Brennan, M., Perkins, N., Chapman, S., Debney, S. (2008). Effect of suture configuration on area of the rima glottidis in horses. 30th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures 2008, Australia: Australian Equine Veterinary Association.
  • Jacobson, E., Smith, M., Mondori, T., Smith, S., Dart, A., Little, C. (2008). Focal injury induces widespread pathology in equine superficial digital flexor tendons. Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Meeting MBSANZ 2008, Australia: Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Dart, A. (2008). Guest editorial - Epidemiology of the acute abdominal crisis: will it change current knowledge? The Veterinary Journal, 175(2), 151-152.
  • Smith, M., Sakurai, G., Smith, S., Young, A., Melrose, J., Stewart, C., Appleyard, R., Peterson, J., Gilles, R., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Modulation of Aggrecan and ADAMTS Expression in Ovine Tendinopathy Induced by Altered Strain. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 58(4), 1055-1066. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Smith, S., Kikukawa, K., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Spacio-temporal changes in pathology and proteoglycan gene expression in shoulder tendons induced by overstress or stress deprivation. Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Meeting MBSANZ 2008, Australia: Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Melrose, J., Smith, S., Fuller, E., Young, A., Roughley, P., Dart, A., Little, C. (2008). Spatial and temporal catabolism of the small leucine repeat proteoglycans (SLRPs) in an ovine annular lesion model of experimental intervertebral disc degeneration has structure-function implications. World Forum for Spine Research 2008, Switzerland: AO Foundation.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Pott, B., Spelta, C., Ledez, D. (2008). Surgical arthrodesis of the metacarpophalangeal joint in seven horses using two different techniques. 30th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures 2008, Australia: Australian Equine Veterinary Association.
  • Smith, M., Smith, S., Kikukawa, K., Dart, A., Sonnabend, D., Little, C. (2008). Temporal change in proteoglycan gene expression and histopathology induced in sheep shoulder tendons by altered stress in vivo. Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress on Osteoarthritis OARSI 2008, United States: Osteoarthritis Research Society International.
  • Dart, A., Dart, C., Dudhia, J., Perkins, N., Canfield, P., Smith, R. (2008). The effect of wounding on the concentration of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) in equine skin. 2nd Australian Equine Science Symposium AESS 2008, Australia.
  • Dart, A., Dart, C., Dudhia, J., Perkins, N., Canfield, P., Smith, R. (2008). The effect of wounding on the concentration of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) in equine skin. 30th Bain Fallon Memorial Lectures 2008, Australia: Australian Equine Veterinary Association.

2007

  • Melrose, J., Smith, S., Fuller, E., Young, A., Roughley, P., Dart, A., Little, C. (2007). Biglycan and fibromodulin fragmentation correlates with temporal and spatial annular remodelling in experimentally injured ovine intervertebral discs. European Spine Journal, 16(12), 2193-2205. [More Information]
  • Hardefeldt, L., Textor, J., Dart, A. (2007). Renal agenesis in an Alpaca cria. Australian Veterinary Journal, 85(5), 185-187.
  • Parry, A., Dart, A. (2007). Surgical correction of metacarpophalangeal valgus deformity in an Alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal, 85(9), 368-370.
  • Bell, R., Dart, A., Smith, C. (2007). Treatment of a metallic foreign body in the cranial cervical region of a horse. Australian Veterinary Journal, 85(12), 517-519.

2006

  • Rainger, J., Dart, A. (2006). Enteral fluid therapy in large animals. Australian Veterinary Journal, 84(12), 447-451.

2005

  • Tan, R., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). High-speed treadmill videoendoscopic examination of the upper respiratory tract in the horse: The results of 291 clinical cases. The Veterinary Journal, 170(2), 243-248. [More Information]
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Mechanical and functional properties of the equine superficial digital flexor tendon. The Veterinary Journal, 170, 184-192.
  • Smith, C., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Recent advances in Equine Abdominal Surgery. The Veterinary Journal, 170, 41-51.
  • Mason, T., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Surgical repair of a cleft soft palate in an alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal, 83(3), 145-146.
  • Dart, A. (2005). The effect of growth promotants in young growing horses. In Joe Pagan, R.J. Geor (Eds.), Advances In Equine Nutrition - Volume 3, (pp. 349-358). United Kingdom: Nottingham University Press.
  • Dart, A., Dowling, B., Smith, C. (2005). Topical Treatments in Equine Wound Management. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice, 21(1), 77-89. [More Information]
  • Tee, S., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Treatment of long bone fractures in South American camelids: 5 cases. Australian Veterinary Journal, 83(7), 418-420.
  • Dart, A., Dowling, B., Smith, C. (2005). Upper Airway Dysfunction Associated with Collapse of the Apex of the Corniculate Process of the Left Arytenoid Cartilage During Exercise in 15 Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 34(6), 543-547. [More Information]
  • Alzidjali, T., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2005). Volvulus of the ascending colon and caecum in a horse secondary to absent dorsal mesenteric attachments. Australian Veterinary Journal, 83(1), 60-61.

2004

  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Matthews, S. (2004). Chemical Arthrodesis Of The Distal Tarsal Joints Using Sodium Monoiodoacetate In 104 Horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(1 and 2), 38-42.
  • Hughes, K., Hodgson, D., Dart, A. (2004). Equine hyperlipaemia: a review. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(3), 136-142.
  • Stenberg, T., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2004). Mandibular bone cysts in two horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(7), 417-418.
  • Mitchell, K., Dowling, B., Hughes, K., Dart, A. (2004). Unilateral Nephrectomy As Treatment For Renal Trauma In A Foal. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82, 753-755.

2003

  • Tan, R., Dart, A., Dowling, B. (2003). Catheters: a review of the selection, utilisation and complications of catheters for peripheral venous access. Australian Veterinary Journal, 11, 136-139.
  • Booth, T., Dart, A., Watkins, J. (2003). Equine limb casts: classification and indications. Compendium (Yardley): continuing education for veterinarians, 11, 710-707.
  • Booth, T., Dart, A., Watkins, J. (2003). Equine Limb Casts: Materials and Methods. Compendium (Yardley): continuing education for veterinarians, 25(9), 708-714.
  • Matthews, S., Dart, A., Dowling, B. (2003). Palmar digital neuectomy in 24 horses using the guillotine technique. Australian Veterinary Journal, 81(7), 402-405.
  • Dart, A., Little, C., Hughes, C., Chu, Q., Dowling, B., Hodgson, D., Rose, R., Johnson, K. (2003). Recombinant equine growth hormone administration: effects on synovial fluid biomarkers and cartilage metabolism in horses. Equine Veterinary Journal, 35(3), 302-307.
  • Hughes, K., Dowling, B., Matthews, S., Dart, A. (2003). Results of surgical treatment of colic in miniature breed horses: 11 cases. Australian Veterinary Journal, 81(5), 260-264.
  • Bartlett, G., Dart, A., Dart, C. (2003). Surgical repair of a coxofemoral luxation in a n alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal, 11, 271-272.
  • Tan, R., Bell, R., Dowling, B., Dart, A. (2003). Suture materials: composition and applications in veternary wound repair. Australian Veterinary Journal, 11, 140-145.
  • Hodgson, D., Baguley, J., Windsor, P., Mendels, L., Ratcliffe, R., Cross, G., Dart, A., Robson, M. (2003). Year 5 unit reports by unit of study coordinators and students and presentation of new curriculum for 2004. Teaching and learning development day, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney 2003, Australia: University of Sydney.

2002

  • Matthews, S., Dart, A., Dowling, B., Hodgson, D. (2002). Conservative management of minimally displaced radial fractures in three horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, , 44-47.
  • Gerard, M., Dowling, B., Dart, A., Smith, R. (2002). Correlation of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) levels in equine tendon with mechanical properties: a proposed role for COMP in determining function-specific mechanical characteristics of locomotor tendons. 6th International Conference Equine Exercise Physiology, Great Britain: Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd.
  • Dart, A., Cries, L., Jeffcott, L., Hodgson, D., Rose, R. (2002). Effects of 25% propylene glycol hydrogel (Solugel) on second intention wound healing in horses. Veterinary Surgery, 31, 309-313.
  • Hughes, K., Hodgson, D., Dart, A. (2002). Hyperlipaemia in a 7 week old miniture pony foal. Australian Veterinary Journal, , 350-351.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Hodgson, D., Rose, R., Walsh, W. (2002). Recombinant Equine Growth Hormone Does Not Affect the in Vitro Biomechanical Properties of Equine Superficial Digital Flexor Tendon. Veterinary Surgery, 31, 325-330.
  • Hughes, K., Dart, A., Hodgson, D. (2002). Suspected Nerium oleander ( Oleander) poisoning in a horse. Australian Veterinary Journal, 80, 412-415.
  • Dart, A., Coulton, M., Dowling, B., Hodgson, D. (2002). The effect of competitor controlled variables on completion or non-completion of a 160 kilometre endurance ride. Australian Equine Veterinarian, 20(1), 20-28.
  • Dart, A., Cries, L., Jeffcott, L., Hodgson, D., Rose, R. (2002). The Effect of Equine Recombinant Growth Hormone on Second Intention Wound Healing in Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 31, 314-319.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Hodgson, D., Rose, R., Walsh, W. (2002). The effect of recombinant growth hormone on the biomechanical properties of healing superficial digital flexor tendons in horses. Veterinary Surgery, , 320-324.

2001

  • Dart, A., Dowling, B., Hodgson, D., Rose, R. (2001). Evaluation of high-speed treadmill videoendoscopy for diagnosis of upper respiratory tract dysfunction in horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (2), 109-112.
  • Matthews, S., Dart, A., Dowling, B., Hodgson, J., Hodgson, D. (2001). Peritonitis associated with Actinobacillus equuli in horses : 51 cases. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (8), 536-539.
  • Livingston, C., Dart, A., Dowling, B., Dart, C., Hodgson, D. (2001). Surgical correction of carpal valgus deformity in three alpacas. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (12), 821-824.
  • Dowling, B., Dart, A., Trope, G. (2001). Surgical repair of skull fractures in four horses using cuttable bone plates. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (5), 324-327.
  • Dart, A., Dowling, B., Batterham, T., Livingston, C., Hodgson, D. (2001). The effect of three different doses of sodium pentosan polysulphate on haematological and haemostatic variables in adult horses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (9), 624-627.
  • Micklewaite, L., Dowling, B., Dart, A., Rose, R., Hodgson, D., Wood, A., Sehgal, C., Polansky, M. (2001). Use of quantitative analysis of sonographic brightness for the detection of early healing of tendon injury in horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 62 (8), 1320-1327.

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