Publications by authors named "Andre Busato"

56Publications

Long-term results of therapeutic local anesthesia (neural therapy) in 280 referred refractory chronic pain patients.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2015 Jun 27;15:200. Epub 2015 Jun 27.

Department of Neural Therapy, IKOM, University of Bern, Inselspital, PH4, CH-3010, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12906-015-0735-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4483221PMC
June 2015

General Practitioners' vitamin K antagonist monitoring is associated with better blood pressure control in patients with hypertension--a cross-sectional database study.

BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2015 Jun 10;15:47. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

Institute of Primary Health Care BIHAM, University of Bern, Gesellschaftsstrasse 49, 3012, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12872-015-0053-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4461926PMC
June 2015

Integrated care programmes for adults with chronic conditions: a meta-review.

Int J Qual Health Care 2014 Oct 9;26(5):561-70. Epub 2014 Aug 9.

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzu071DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4195469PMC
October 2014

Avoidable hospitalizations in Switzerland: a small area analysis on regional variation, density of physicians, hospital supply and rurality.

BMC Health Serv Res 2014 Jul 3;14:289. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-14-289DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4091658PMC
July 2014

Normative MR cervical spinal canal dimensions.

Radiology 2014 Apr 12;271(1):172-82. Epub 2013 Dec 12.

From the Department of Diagnostic, Interventional and Pediatric Radiology (E.J.U., C.S., S.E.A., S.E.), Department of Emergency Medicine (H.Z.), and Department of Neurology (M.S.), University Hospital and University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland; Department of Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Rämistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland (E.J.U., J.H.); and Departments of Clinical Research and Radiology (C.B.) and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (A.B.), University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.13120370DOI Listing
April 2014

Place of death and health care utilization for people in the last 6 months of life in Switzerland: a retrospective analysis using administrative data.

BMC Health Serv Res 2013 Mar 25;13:116. Epub 2013 Mar 25.

Department of Health Sciences, Helsana Group, Zürichstrasse 130, Dübendorf CH-8600, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3623664PMC
March 2013

Cervical muscle area measurements in whiplash patients: Acute, 3, and 6 months of follow-up.

J Magn Reson Imaging 2012 Dec 3;36(6):1413-20. Epub 2012 Aug 3.

Department of Radiology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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December 2012

Comparison of Swiss basic health insurance costs of complementary and conventional medicine.

Forsch Komplementmed 2011 25;18(6):315-20. Epub 2011 Nov 25.

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June 2012

Predictors of early stem loosening after total hip arthroplasty: a case-control study.

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2011 Dec;19(3):269-73

Centre for Musculoskeletal Outcomes Research, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/230949901101900301DOI Listing
December 2011

Geographic variation in the cost of ambulatory care in Switzerland.

J Health Serv Res Policy 2012 Jan 18;17(1):18-23. Epub 2011 Oct 18.

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/jhsrp.2011.010056DOI Listing
January 2012

Alterations of the transverse ligament: an MRI study comparing patients with acute whiplash and matched control subjects.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2011 Oct;197(4):961-7

Department of Diagnostic, Interventional and Pediatric Radiology, University Hospital and University of Bern, Inselspital, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.10.6321DOI Listing
October 2011

Cervical muscle area measurements in acute whiplash patients and controls.

J Magn Reson Imaging 2011 Mar;33(3):668-75

Department of Radiology, Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist, Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmri.22446DOI Listing
March 2011

Differences of the quality of care experience: the perception of patients with either network or conventional health plans.

Fam Pract 2011 Aug 18;28(4):406-13. Epub 2011 Mar 18.

College M, College for Management in Health Care, Bern.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmr010DOI Listing
August 2011

Development of costs for complementary medicine after provisional inclusion into the Swiss basic health insurance.

Forsch Komplementmed 2011 22;18(1):15-23. Epub 2011 Jan 22.

Speicherschwendi, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000323735DOI Listing
February 2012

Variation in incidence of orthopaedic surgery between populations with basic or basic plus supplementary health insurance in Switzerland.

Swiss Med Wkly 2011 3;141:w13152. Epub 2011 Feb 3.

Health Services Research, University of Bern, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Finkenhubelweg 11, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2011.13152DOI Listing
June 2011

Supply sensitive services in Swiss ambulatory care: an analysis of basic health insurance records for 2003-2007.

BMC Health Serv Res 2010 Nov 23;10:315. Epub 2010 Nov 23.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Medicine, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-10-315DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2998506PMC
November 2010

Differences in the quality of interpersonal care in complementary and conventional medicine.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2010 Nov 4;10:63. Epub 2010 Nov 4.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Medicine, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-10-63DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2987773PMC
November 2010

The implementation of DRG-based hospital reimbursement in Switzerland: A population-based perspective.

Health Res Policy Syst 2010 Oct 16;8:31. Epub 2010 Oct 16.

University of Bern Institute for Evaluative Research in Medicine Stauffacherstrasse 78 CH-3014 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1478-4505-8-31DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2973930PMC
October 2010

Biomechanical analysis of torsion and shear forces in lumbar and lumbosacral spine segments of nonchondrodystrophic dogs.

Vet Surg 2009 Oct;38(7):874-80

Small Animal Clinic, Department of Surgery and Radiology and the MEM Research Center for Orthopedic Surgery, University of Berne, Länggasstrasse 128, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2009.00582.xDOI Listing
October 2009

Factors related to treatment intensity in Swiss primary care.

BMC Health Serv Res 2009 Mar 18;9:49. Epub 2009 Mar 18.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-9-49DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2664802PMC
March 2009

Regional variation in orthopedic surgery in Switzerland.

Health Place 2009 Sep 18;15(3):761-8. Epub 2009 Jan 18.

University of Bern, Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.12.009DOI Listing
September 2009

Hospital use of young children in Switzerland: a nation-wide study based on a complete survey over 4 years.

BMC Health Serv Res 2008 Dec 20;8:267. Epub 2008 Dec 20.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopedic Surgery, MEM Center, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-8-267DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2625343PMC
December 2008

Patient satisfaction with primary care: an observational study comparing anthroposophic and conventional care.

Health Qual Life Outcomes 2008 Sep 30;6:74. Epub 2008 Sep 30.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, 3014 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1477-7525-6-74DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2570361PMC
September 2008

Patient satisfaction and side effects in primary care: an observational study comparing homeopathy and conventional medicine.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2008 Sep 18;8:52. Epub 2008 Sep 18.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-8-52DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2562361PMC
September 2008

ESJ: Expert comment on Number and cost of claims linked to minor cervical trauma (manuscript number: ESJO-D-07-00195R1, B. Soltermann et al.).

Authors:
André Busato

Eur Spine J 2008 Oct;17(10):1360

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Berne, Stauffacherstrasse 78, 3014, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-008-0735-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2556483PMC
October 2008

Patient satisfaction of primary care for musculoskeletal diseases: a comparison between Neural Therapy and conventional medicine.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2008 Jun 24;8:33. Epub 2008 Jun 24.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-8-33DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2443106PMC
June 2008

Influence of high BMI on functional outcome after total hip arthroplasty.

Obes Surg 2008 May;18(5):595-600

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11695-007-9412-8DOI Listing
May 2008

Satisfaction with primary health care in patients with upper respiratory tract infection: a three-level approach.

Forsch Komplementmed 2007 Dec 12;14(6):346-52. Epub 2007 Dec 12.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopedic Surgery, MEM Center, University of Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000110030DOI Listing
December 2007

Patient-based evaluations of primary care for cardiovascular diseases: a comparison between conventional and complementary medicine.

J Eval Clin Pract 2008 Feb;14(1):75-82

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopedic Surgery, MEM Center, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2753.2007.00799.xDOI Listing
February 2008

Primary care physician supply and other key determinants of health care utilisation: the case of Switzerland.

BMC Health Serv Res 2008 Jan 11;8. Epub 2008 Jan 11.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-8-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2242783PMC
January 2008

The supply of complementary and alternative medicine in Swiss hospitals.

Forsch Komplementmed 2006 Dec 21;13(6):356-61. Epub 2006 Dec 21.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000097254DOI Listing
December 2006

Influence of preoperative functional status on outcome after total hip arthroplasty.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2007 Jan;89(1):11-7

Maurice E. Müller Research Center in Orthopedic Surgery, Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopedic Surgery, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014 Bern, Switzerland.

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January 2007

Extent and structure of health insurance expenditures for complementary and alternative medicine in Swiss primary care.

BMC Health Serv Res 2006 Oct 11;6:132. Epub 2006 Oct 11.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-6-132DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1617102PMC
October 2006

[The incidence of Dicrocoelium dendriticum in Emmental].

Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 2006 Jul-Aug;119(7-8):324-9

Institut für Parasitologie der Universität Bern.

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November 2006

Complementary and conventional medicine in Switzerland: comparing characteristics of general practitioners.

Forsch Komplementmed 2006 Aug 5;13(4):234-40. Epub 2006 Sep 5.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Berne, Stauffacherstrasse 78, 3014 Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000094448DOI Listing
August 2006

Analysis of patient flows for orthopedic procedures using small area analysis in Switzerland.

BMC Health Serv Res 2006 Sep 15;6:119. Epub 2006 Sep 15.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopedic Surgery, MEM centre, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-6-119DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1594573PMC
September 2006

Patient-related risk factors leading to aseptic stem loosening in total hip arthroplasty: a case-control study of 5,035 patients.

Acta Orthop 2006 Aug;77(4):567-74

Maurice E. Müller Research Centre in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern. Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17453670610012629DOI Listing
August 2006

Physicians' philosophy of care: a comparison of complementary and conventional medicine.

Forsch Komplementmed 2006 Apr 19;13(2):70-7. Epub 2006 Apr 19.

Institute for Complementary Medicine KIKOM, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000090735DOI Listing
April 2006

Seasonal variation in orthopedic health services utilization in Switzerland: the impact of winter sport tourism.

BMC Health Serv Res 2006 Mar 3;6:25. Epub 2006 Mar 3.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopedic Surgery, MEM centre, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-6-25DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1434734PMC
March 2006

Effects of anatomic conformation on three-dimensional motion of the caudal lumbar and lumbosacral portions of the vertebral column of dogs.

Am J Vet Res 2006 Jan;67(1):43-50

Division of Radiology, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Vetsuisse-Faculty of Bern, Länggassstrasse 128, 3001 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.67.1.43DOI Listing
January 2006

Facet joint geometry and intervertebral disk degeneration in the L5-S1 region of the vertebral column in German Shepherd dogs.

Am J Vet Res 2002 Jan;63(1):86-90

Section of Radiology, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Bern, Länggasse 122+128/Bremgartenstrasse 109a, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.2002.63.86DOI Listing
January 2002

Health status and health care utilisation of patients in complementary and conventional primary care in Switzerland--an observational study.

Fam Pract 2006 Feb 22;23(1):116-24. Epub 2005 Aug 22.

Clinical Epidemiology and HTA, University of Bern, Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmi078DOI Listing
February 2006

Hospital service areas -- a new tool for health care planning in Switzerland.

BMC Health Serv Res 2005 May 9;5:33. Epub 2005 May 9.

Institute for Evaluative Research in Orthopaedic Surgery (IEFO), University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH-3014 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-5-33DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1131901PMC
May 2005

Pull-out strength of the suprapedicle claw construct: a biomechanical study.

Eur Spine J 2005 Oct 14;14(8):759-64. Epub 2005 Apr 14.

McGill University Spine Center, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-004-0805-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3489246PMC
October 2005

Metal-on-metal versus metal-on-polyethylene bearings in total hip arthroplasty: a matched case-control study.

J Arthroplasty 2004 Oct;19(7 Suppl 2):35-41

London Health Sciences Center, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2004.06.020DOI Listing
October 2004

Comparison of perioperative racemic methadone, levo-methadone and dextromoramide in cats using indicators of post-operative pain.

Vet Anaesth Analg 2004 Jul;31(3):175-82

Department of Veterinary Anaesthesia, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-2987.2004.00148.xDOI Listing
July 2004

Three-dimensional motion pattern of the caudal lumbar and lumbosacral portions of the vertebral column of dogs.

Am J Vet Res 2004 May;65(5):544-51

Division of Radiology, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Bern, Länggassstrasse 128, 3001 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.2004.65.544DOI Listing
May 2004

Demographic factors affecting long-term outcome of total hip arthroplasty.

Clin Orthop Relat Res 2003 Dec(417):62-73

Maurice E. Müller Research Center in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Murtenstrasse 35, CH-3008 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.blo.0000096812.78689.f0DOI Listing
December 2003

Staging of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration in nonchondrodystrophic dogs using low-field magnetic resonance imaging.

Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2003 Mar-Apr;44(2):179-84

Section of Radiology, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1740-8261.2003.tb01268.xDOI Listing
June 2003

Use of volumetric capnography to identify pulmonary dysfunction in horses with and without clinically apparent recurrent airway obstruction.

Am J Vet Res 2003 Mar;64(3):338-45

Department of Equine Internal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Berne, Länggasstr 124, CH-3012 Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.2003.64.338DOI Listing
March 2003

Doppler measurement of splanchnic blood flow during digestion in unsedated normal dogs.

Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2002 Nov-Dec;43(6):554-60

Division of Radiology, Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Berne, 3012 Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1740-8261.2002.tb01049.xDOI Listing
February 2003

Density and distribution of anionic sites on boar ejaculated and epididymal spermatozoa.

Histochem Cell Biol 2002 May 23;117(5):441-5. Epub 2002 Apr 23.

Department of Veterinary Anatomy, University of Berne Veterinary School, Länggass-Strasse 120, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00418-002-0401-7DOI Listing
May 2002