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Randy J. Boudrieau - DVM, DACVS, DECVS

Randy J. Boudrieau
Professor Emeritus

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  • Surgical Residency - Ohio State University - 1981 - 1984
  • DVM - Washington State University - 1978
  • BS (with Distinction) - University of Washington - 1972

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
  • European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)
  1. Schmidli, F.E., Stein, V.M., Aikawa, T., Boudrieau, R.J., Jeandel, A., Jeffery, N., Jurina, K., Moissonnier, P., Rupp, S., Vidondo, B., Forterre, F. 2019. Fractures of the Second Cervical Vertebra in 66 Dogs and 3 Cats: A Retrospective Study. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  2. Sprecher, C.M., Milz, S., Suter, T., Keating, J.H., McCarthy, R.J., Gueorguiev, B., Boudrieau, R.J. 2018. Retrospective analysis of corrosion and ion release from retrieved cast stainless steel tibia plateau leveling osteotomy plates in dogs with and without peri-implant osteosarcoma. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
  3. Pavarotti, G.S., Boudrieau, R.J. 2018. Treatment of a Paediatric Distal Femoral Malunion Deformity. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  4. Mostafa, A.A., Cunningham, D.P., Boudrieau, R.J., Kowaleski, M.P., Griffon, D.J. 2018. Influence of radiographic techniques on the measurement of femoral anteversion angles and a conformation score of pelvic limbs in Labrador retrievers. Veterinary Surgery.
  5. Bezhentseva, A., Singh, H., Boudrieau, R.J. 2018. Bilateral Radial Agenesis in a Cat Treated with Bilateral Ulnocarpal Arthrodesis. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  6. Boudrieau, R.J. 2017. Tibial Tuberosity Advancement. Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament: Second Edition.
  7. Cunningham, D.P., Mostafa, A.A., Gordan-Evans, W.J., Boudrieau, R.J., Griffon, D.J. 2017. Factors contributing to the variability of a predictive score for cranial cruciate ligament deficiency in Labrador Retrievers. BMC Veterinary Research.
  8. Boudrieau, R. 2017. Complications Specific to Locking Plates. Complications in Small Animal Surgery.
  9. Griffon, D.J., Cunningham, D., Gordon-Evans, W.J., Tanaka, R., Bruecker, K.A., Boudrieau, R.J. 2017. Evaluation of a scoring system based on conformation factors to predict cranial cruciate ligament disease in Labrador Retrievers. Veterinary Surgery.
  10. Brower, B.E., Kowaleski, M.P., Peruski, A.M., Pozzi, A., Dyce, J., Johnson, K.A., Boudrieau, R.J. 2017. Distal femoral lateral closing wedge osteotomy as a component of comprehensive treatment of medial patellar luxation and distal femoral varus in dogs. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  11. Mariano, A.D., Kowaleski, M.P., Boudrieau, R.J. 2016. Novel TPLO alignment jig/saw guide reproduces freehand and ideal osteotomy positions. PLoS ONE.
  12. Nesser, V.E., Kowaleski, M.P., Boudrieau, R.J. 2016. Severe Polyethylene Wear Requiring Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty in Three Dogs. Veterinary Surgery.
  13. Kragness, B.J., Graham, J.E., Bedenice, D., Restifo, M.M., Boudrieau, R.J. 2016. Surgical correction of a cervical spinal fracture in a bennett's wallaby (Macropus Rufogriseus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.
  14. DeTora, M.D., Boudrieau, R.J. 2016. Complex angular and torsional deformities (Distal femoral malunions): Preoperative planning using stereolithography and surgical correction with locking plate fixation in four dogs. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  15. Singh, H., Kowaleski, M.P., McCarthy, R.J., Boudrieau, R.J. 2016. A comparative study of the dorsolateral and ventrolateral approaches for repair of canine sacroiliac luxation. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  16. Leonard, K.C., Kowaleski, M.P., Saunders, W.B., McCarthy, R.J., Boudrieau, R.J. 2016. Combined tibial plateau levelling osteotomy and tibial tuberosity transposition for treatment of cranial cruciate ligament insufficiency with concomitant medial patellar luxation. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  17. Gibert, S., Kowaleski, M.P., Matthys, R., Nützi, R., Serck, B., Boudrieau, R.J. 2016. Biomechanical comparison of pin and tension-band wire fixation with a prototype locking plate fixation in a transverse canine patellar fracture model. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  18. Boudrieau, R.J. 2015. Initial Experience With rhBMP-2 Delivered in a Compressive Resistant Matrix for Mandibular Reconstruction in 5 Dogs. Veterinary Surgery.
  19. Gibert, S., Ragetly, G.R., Boudrieau, R.J. 2015. Locking compression plate stabilization of 20 distal radial and ulnar fractures in toy and miniature breed dogs. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
  20. Vezzoni, L., Vezzoni, A., Boudrieau, R.J. 2015. Long-Term Outcome of Zürich Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty in 439 Cases. Veterinary Surgery.

General Research Interests

Clinical orthopedics in general, with a focus on fracture healing and biomechanics. Special interests in total hip arthroplasty, cruciate ligament disease, and mandibular and maxillary trauma.

Selected Research Projects

  • Multicenter Clinical Trial - Zurich Cementless THA.
  • Cruciate ligament repair techniques - clinical evaluation of TPLO & TTA; experimental evaluation of TPLO & TTA
  • Locking plate fixation - experimental evaluation

Research and Clinical Interests

  • fracture healing
  • mandibular & maxillary trauma
  • cruciate ligament disease
  • distraction osteogenesis
  • biomechanics
  • total hip arthroplasty

Major Specialized Equipment

  • Instron

Patent Information

  • Bone anchor (Securos); 2002 [jointly with Dr. Karl Kraus]