Associate Professor Christina Dart

DrMedVet MSc DVSc Diplomate ACVA
Head of Anaesthesia UVTHC Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia

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

Telephone +61 2 9036 7719
Fax +61 2 4655 1212

Biographical details

Dr Dart graduated from the University of Zurich before completing an internship and residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the University of Guelph, Canada. With her specialist examinations completed Christina moved to California where for 5 years she was lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the University of California, Davis.

Since arriving in Australia Christina has been working for Sydney University establishing the first dedicated anaesthesia service at Camden campus. In addition to providing anaesthesia and intensive care to the patients of the large and small animal hospitals Christina is committed to the teaching of under and post-graduate students as well as research in clinical anaesthesia.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • 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]
  • Olsson, A., Phalen, D., Dart, C. (2013). Preliminary studies of alfaxalone for intravenous immobilization of juvenile captive estuarine crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) and Australian freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) at optimal and selected sub-optimal thermal zones. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 40(5), 494-502. [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]
  • Bischofberger, A., Dart, C., Perkins, N., Dart, A. (2011). A Preliminary Study on the Effect of Manuka Honey on Second - Intention Healing of Contaminated Wounds on the Distal Aspect of the Forelimbs of Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 40, 898-902. [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.
  • Rainger, J., Dart, C., Perkins, N. (2010). Factors affecting the relationship between arterial and end-tidal carbon dioxide pressures in the anaesthetised horse. Australian Veterinary Journal, 88(1-2), 13-19.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rainger, J., Baxter, C., Vogelnest, L., Dart, C. (2009). Seizures during medetomindine sedation and local anaesthesia in two dogs undergoing skin biopsy. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(5), 188-192. [More Information]
  • Pottie, R., Dart, C., Perkins, N. (2008). Speed of induction of anaesthesia in dogs administered halothane, isoflurane, sevoflurane or propofol in clinical setting. Australian Veterinary Journal, 86(1 & 2), 26-31.
  • Pottie, R., Dart, C., Perkins, N., Hodgson, D. (2007). Effect of hypothermia on recovery from general anaesthesia in the dog. Australian Veterinary Journal, 85(4), 158-162.
  • Rainger, J., Hughes, K., Kessell, A., Dart, C. (2006). Pleuropneumonia as a sequela of myelography and general anasthesia in a Thoroughbred colt. Australian Veterinary Journal, 84(4), 138-140.
  • Bartlett, G., Dart, A., Dart, C. (2003). Surgical repair of a coxofemoral luxation in a n alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal, 11, 271-272.
  • 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.

Conferences

  • 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., 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.
  • Schuerch, F., Brown, G., O'Brien, J., Heffernan, S., Vogelnest, L., Dart, C., Thomson, P., McGreevy, P. (2004). The effect of repeated oral administration of drugs for chemical restraint on behavioural responses in male baboons (Papio hamadryas). XXth Congress of the International Primatological Society, Italy: S. Karger AG.

2014

  • 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

  • Olsson, A., Phalen, D., Dart, C. (2013). Preliminary studies of alfaxalone for intravenous immobilization of juvenile captive estuarine crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) and Australian freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) at optimal and selected sub-optimal thermal zones. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 40(5), 494-502. [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]

2011

  • Bischofberger, A., Dart, C., Perkins, N., Dart, A. (2011). A Preliminary Study on the Effect of Manuka Honey on Second - Intention Healing of Contaminated Wounds on the Distal Aspect of the Forelimbs of Horses. Veterinary Surgery, 40, 898-902. [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.

2010

  • Rainger, J., Dart, C., Perkins, N. (2010). Factors affecting the relationship between arterial and end-tidal carbon dioxide pressures in the anaesthetised horse. Australian Veterinary Journal, 88(1-2), 13-19.
  • 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.

2009

  • 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.
  • Rainger, J., Baxter, C., Vogelnest, L., Dart, C. (2009). Seizures during medetomindine sedation and local anaesthesia in two dogs undergoing skin biopsy. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(5), 188-192. [More Information]

2008

  • 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.
  • Pottie, R., Dart, C., Perkins, N. (2008). Speed of induction of anaesthesia in dogs administered halothane, isoflurane, sevoflurane or propofol in clinical setting. Australian Veterinary Journal, 86(1 & 2), 26-31.
  • 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

  • Pottie, R., Dart, C., Perkins, N., Hodgson, D. (2007). Effect of hypothermia on recovery from general anaesthesia in the dog. Australian Veterinary Journal, 85(4), 158-162.

2006

  • Rainger, J., Hughes, K., Kessell, A., Dart, C. (2006). Pleuropneumonia as a sequela of myelography and general anasthesia in a Thoroughbred colt. Australian Veterinary Journal, 84(4), 138-140.

2004

  • Schuerch, F., Brown, G., O'Brien, J., Heffernan, S., Vogelnest, L., Dart, C., Thomson, P., McGreevy, P. (2004). The effect of repeated oral administration of drugs for chemical restraint on behavioural responses in male baboons (Papio hamadryas). XXth Congress of the International Primatological Society, Italy: S. Karger AG.

2003

  • Bartlett, G., Dart, A., Dart, C. (2003). Surgical repair of a coxofemoral luxation in a n alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal, 11, 271-272.

2001

  • 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.

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