Ivan Sosa

PhD student
Residency Program – Cardiology
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Expected year of graduation: 2016
Major advisor: Amara Estrada

isosa@ufl.edu
352-575-3418

Education

  • DVM, Degree in Veterinary Medicine in the University of Zaragoza, Spain. 2002-2007
  • Small Animal Internship in the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. 2009

Research Interests

Stem Cells and Gene therapy in Doberman Pinschers with Dilated Cardiomyopathy.

Selected Publications

  • Sonographic evaluation of Resistive Index and Pulsatility Index and its pathologic correlation in canine abdominal lymph nodes. Saul Prieto, Pablo Gómez-Ochoa, Ivan Sosa, Guillermo Couto. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2009, pp 525-529.
  • Ultrasonographic appearance of the intravascular transit of agitated saline in normal dogs following ultrasound guided percutaneous splenic injection. Pablo Gómez-Ochoa, Francisco Llabrés-Diaz, Ivan Sosa, Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, Vol. 51, No 5, 2010, pp 523-526.
  • Use of transsplenic injection of agitated saline and heparinized blood for the ultrasonographic diagnosis of macroscopic portosystemic shunts in dogs. Gómez-Ochoa P, Llabrés-Díaz F, Ruiz S, Sosa I, Couto GC. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2011 Jan-Feb;52(1):103-6.
  • Doppler Abdominal Ultrasound in Small Animas: Fundamentals and clinical applications, on the book “Ultrasound imaging”. ISBN 978-953-307-279-1

Selected Presentations

  • Ebstein’s anomaly and Mitral dysplasia in a puppy of Siberian Husky, SEVC (Southern European Veterinary Conference), Barcelona, Spain, 2008
  • Endoluminal Valvuloplasty as a palliative treatment for Pulmonic Stenosis in a Tetralogy Of Fallot, SEVC (Southern European Veterinary Conference), Barcelona, Spain, 2008
  • Supravalvular aortic stenosis secondary to aortic dissection, SEVC (Southern European Veterinary Conference), Barcelona, Spain, 2009
  • Gallbladder torsion due to congenital disease: Floating gallbladder,  SEVC (Southern European Veterinary Conference), Barcelona, Spain, October 2009

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