John E. Rush
Department of Clinical Sciences
DVM - Ohio State University - 1984
MS - Ohio State University - 1984
Cardiology (ACVIM) and Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC)
General Research Interest
- Cardiovascular drug development for dogs and cats
- ECG interpretation
- Nutritional management of congestive heart failure
- Veterinary critical
Research Sponsor Interest
Privately Funded Research into new drugs or nutritional manipulations for cardiovascular diseases; novel diagnostic testing including cardiac biomarkers.
Major Specialized Equipment Items Available:
- Cardiac catheterization laboratory
Tse TC, Rush JE, Cunningham SM, Bulmer BJ, Freeman LM, Rozanski EA. Evaluation of a Training Course in Focused Echocardiography for Non-Cardiology House Officers. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. (In Press)
Oyama MA, Boswood A, Connolly DJ, Ettinger SJ, Fox PR, Gordon SG, Rush JE, Sisson DD, Stepien RL, Wess G, Zannad F. Clinical Use of NT-proBNP Assay in Dogs and Cats with Heart Disease. J Am Vet Med Assoc (In Press).
Freeman LM, Rush JE, Meurs KM, Bulmer BJ, Cunningham SM. Body size and metabolic differences in Maine Coon cats with and without hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Fel Med Surg 2012 (In press).
Fletcher DJ, Boller M, Brainard BM, Haskins SC, Hopper K, McMichael MA, Rozanski EA, Rush JE, Smarick SD. RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR - Part 7: Clinical guidelines. J Vet Emer Crit Care. 2012; 22:S102-131.
Rozanski EA, Rush JE, Buckley GJ, Fletcher DJ, Boller M, and the RECOVER Advanced Life Support Domain Worksheet Authors. RECOVER evidence and knowledge gap analysis on veterinary CPR - Part 4: Advanced Life Support. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2012; 22:S44-S64.
Cunningham SM, Rush JE, Freeman LM. Systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in dogs with congestive heart failure. J Vet Internal Med 2012; 26:547-557.
Reynolds CA, Brown DC, Rush JE, Fox PR, Nguyenba TP, Lehmkuhl LB, Gordon SG, Kellihan HB, Stepien RL, Lefbom BK, Meier CK, Oyama M. Prediction of first onset of congestive heart failure in dogs with degenerative mitral valve disease: the PREDICT cohort study. J Vet Cardiol 2012; 14:193-202.
Singletary GE, Rush JE, Fox PR, Stepien RL, Oyama MA. Effect of NT-pro-BNP Assay on Accuracy and Confidence of General Practitioners in Diagnosing Heart Failure or Respiratory Disease in Cats with Respiratory Signs. J Vet Int Med 2012; 26:542-546.
Buckley GJ, Rozanski EA, Rush JE. Randomized, blinded comparison of epinephrine and vasopressin for treatment of naturally occurring cardiopulmonary arrest in dogs. J Vet Int Med 2011;25:1334-1340.
Freeman LM, Rush JE, Oyama MA, MacDonald KA, Cunningham SM, Bulmer B, MacGregor JM, Laste NJ, Malakoff RL, Hall DJ, Trafny DJ. Develpment and evaluation of a questionnaire for assessing health-related quality of life in cats with cardiac disease. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2012; 240:1188-1193.
MacGregor JM, Rush JE, Laste NJ, Malakoff RL, Cunningham SM, Aronow N, Hall DJ, Williams J, Price LL. Use of pimobendan in 170 cats (2006-2010). J Vet Cardiol 2011;13: 251-260.
Fox PR, Rush JE, Reynolds CA et al. Multicenter evaluation of plasma N-terminal probrain natriuretic peptide (NT-pro BNP) as a screening test for asymptomatic (occult) cardiomyopathy in cats. J Vet Int Med 2011;25:1010-1016.
Kenney EM, Rozanski EA, Rush JE, deLaforcade-Buress AM, Berg RJ, Silverstein DC, Montealegre CD, Jutkowitz LA, Adamantos S, Ovbey DH, Boysen SR, Shaw SP. Association between outcome and organ system dysfunction in dogs with sepsis: 114 cases (2003-2007). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2010; 236:83-87.
Oyama MA, Rush JE, Rozanski EA et al. Assessment of serum N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide concentration for differentiation of congestive heart failure from respiratory tract disease as the cause of respiratory signs in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2009; 235:1319-1325
Fox PR, Oyama MA, Reynolds C, Rush JE, deFrancesco T, Keene BW et al. Utility of plasma n-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) to distinguish between congestive heart failure and non-cardiac causes of acute dyspnea in cats. J Vet Cardiol 2009; 11:S51-S61