Ann Wagner

Clinical Sciences

About Ann

Clinical and Research Interests: Equine anesthesiology, pain management, monitoring during anesthesia.


MS, Colorado State University, 1981DVM, The Ohio State University, 1976


American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Clinical Pathology)
American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists


Wagner AE, Mama KR, Ruehlman DL, Pelkey S, Turner AS. Perioperative observations following sciatic and femoral nerve blocks in sheep undergoing stifle surgery. Submitted to Lab Animal, November 2010.Wagner AE, Mama KR, Contino EK, Ferris DJ, Kawcak CE. Evaluation of standing sedation in horses using xylazine, butorphanol, and subanesthetic doses of ketamine. J Am Vet Med Assoc, accepted May 2010.Wagner AE, Mama KR, Steffey EP, Hellyer PW. Infusions of xylazine with ketamine or propofol to modulate recovery following sevoflurane anesthesia in horses. Amer J Vet Res, submitted December 2010.Raske TG, Pelkey S, Wagner AE, Turner AS. Effect of IV ketamine and lidocaine on isoflurane requirement in sheep undergoing orthopedic surgery. Lab Animal 2010;39:76-79.Wagner AE. Effects of Stress on Pain in Horses and Incorporating Pain Scales for Equine Practice. Vet Clin NA (Equine) 2010;26(3):481-492.Wagner AE, Mich PM, Uhrig SR, Hellyer PW. Clinical evaluation of peri-operative gabapentin as an adjunct for post-operative analgesia in dogs undergoing amputation of a forelimb. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2010;236:751-756.Rezende ML, Wagner AE, Mama KR, Ferreira TH, Steffey EP. The effects of intravenous lidocaine administration on the minimum alveolar concentration of sevoflurane n horses. Am J Vet Res, accepted February 2010.Wagner AE, Mama KR, Steffey EP, Ferreira TH, Rezende ML. Comparison of the cardiovascular effects of equianesthetic doses of sevoflurane alone and sevoflurane plus lidocaine in horses. Am J Vet Res, accepted January 2010.McCoy, AM, Hackett ES, Wagner AE, Mama KR, Hendrickson DA. Pulmonary gas exchange and plasma lactate in horses with gastrointestinal disease undergoin emergency exploratory laparotomy: a comparison with an elective surgery patient population. Vet Surg, accepted July 2010.

Research Specialty

Mixed Animal (large and small)