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Associate Professor Andrew Worth BVSc, MANZCVS(Radiology), PGDipVCS, FANZCVS(SA Surgery)

Associate Professor

Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

Andrew graduated from Massey University in 1990 and has worked in both Australia, the UK and NZ as a small animal veterinarian. In 1999 he completed membership examination of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientist in Radiology. From 2000-2003 he completed a residency in small animal surgery at the Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and he became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2006. He is currently a Senior Lecturer and Registered NZ Specialist in Small Animal Surgery at the Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 85113
    Location: 1.38, IVABS Clinical Services
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (1990)
  • Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science - Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science (1999)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Science - Massey University (2004)
  • Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science - Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science (2006)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Has published 28 articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented at veterinary conferences in Europe, Asia, the US and Australia. His current research interests include working dog orthopaedic disease, lumbosacral degeneration and biomaterials for surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery and advanced surgical technologies. Andrew is the convenor for the NVZA Hip and Elbow Dysplasia Panels and co-Director of the Centre for Working and Service Dog Health.

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Veterinary Sciences (070700): Veterinary Surgery (070711)

Keywords

Veterinary Surgery (Companion Animals)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 4

Research Outputs

Journal

Frame, KR., Bridges, JP., & Worth, AJ. (2017). Effect of a calcaneo-tibial screw on medial and lateral stability of the canine tarsocrural joint ex vivo. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology. 30(5), 331-338
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Worth, A.
Bray, JP., Kersley, A., Downing, W., Crosse, KR., Worth, AJ., House, AK., . . . Brown, IWM. (2017). Clinical outcomes of patient-specific porous titanium endoprostheses in dogs with tumors of the mandible, radius, or tibia: 12 cases (2013–2016). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 251(5), 566-579
[Journal article]Authored by: Crosse, K., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Hartman, A., Bridges, JP., Jones, BR., & Mayhew, JIG. (2017). Effect of dorsal laminectomy and dorsal annulectomy with partial lumbosacral discectomy on the volume of the lateral intervertebral neuroforamina in dogs when the lumbosacral junction is extended. Veterinary Surgery. 46(2), 265-270
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Hartman, A., Bridges, JP., Jones, BR., & Mayhew, JIG. (2017). Computed tomographic evaluation of dynamic alteration of the canine lumbosacral intervertebral neurovascular foramina. Veterinary Surgery. 46(2), 255-264
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Worth, A.
Blume, LM., Worth, AJ., Cohen, EB., Bridges, JP., & Hartman, AC. (2015). Accuracy of radiographic detection of the cranial margin of the dorsal lamina of the canine sacrum. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound. 56(6), 579-588
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Worth, A.
Soo, M., & Worth, AJ. (2015). Canine hip dysplasia: phenotypic scoring and the role of estimated breeding value analysis. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(2), 69-78
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Lane, S., Bray, JP., Bridges, J., Burbidge, H., & Worth, A. (2015). Comparison of unilateral versus bilateral arytenoid lateralization in the treatment of canine acquired laryngeal paralysis. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association.
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2015). German shepherd working dogs. VetScript. 28(3), 7-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Nortje, J., Bruce, WJ., & Worth, AJ. (2015). Surgical repair of humeral condylar fractures in New Zealand working farm dogs – long-term outcome and owner satisfaction. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(2), 110-116
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Soo, M., Sneddon, NW., Lopez-Villalobos, N., & Worth, AJ. (2015). Genetic evaluation of the total hip score of four populous breeds of dog, as recorded by the New Zealand Veterinary Association Hip Dysplasia Scheme (1991–2011). New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(2), 79-85
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez-Villalobos, N., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2013). NZVA recommends pennHIP for screening dogs for hip dysplasia. VetScript. 26(8), 34-35
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Saunders, FC., Cave, NJ., Hartman, KM., Gee, EK., Worth, AJ., Bridges, JP., . . . Hartman, AC. (2013). Computed tomographic method for measurement of inclination angles and motion of the sacroiliac joints in German shepherd dogs and Greyhounds. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 74(9), 1172-1182
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Cave, N., Gee, E., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Sandford, M., Gibson, B., Stratton, R., Erceg, V., Bridges, J., . . . Jones, B. (2013). Causes of loss or retirement from active duty for New Zealand police German shepherd dogs. Animal Welfare. 22(2), 167-174 Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ufaw/aw/2013/00000022/00000002/art00002?token=0058198beae889f777b76504c48663c255c3a5b2f2a40424d556a332b257d7241255e4e6b63319b42a649d05
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Stratton, R., Worth, A.
Leitch, BJ., Hartman, AC., Mayhew, IG., Jones, BR., & Worth, AJ. (2013). Permanent monoparesis in a dog after intramedullary injection of iohexol into the lumbar spinal cord. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 61(1), 53-59
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Kuipers von Lande, R., Worth, A., Guerrero, TG., Owen, MC., & Hartman, A. (2012). Comparison between a novel bovine xenoimplant and autogenous cancellous bone graft in tibial tuberosity advancement. Veterinary Surgery. 41(5), 559-567 Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2012.01003.x/abstract;jsessionid=C97EBDDFAD3C58C0812A4B373BC66C62.d02t03
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Scrimgeour, AB., Bruce, WJ., Bridges, JP., Walsh, VP., & Worth, AJ. (2012). Long-term outcomes after partial tarsal arthrodesis in working farm dogs in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 60(1), 50-55
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Walsh, V., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Bridges, JP., Cave, NJ., & Jones, G. (2012). Seasonal variation in the hip score of dogs as assessed by the New Zealand Veterinary Association Hip Dysplasia scheme. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 60(2), 110-114
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Cave, N., Jones, G., Worth, A.
von Lande, RGK., Worth, AJ., Peckitt, NS., Cave, NJ., & Tang, L. (2012). Rapid prototype modeling and customized titanium plate fabrication for correction of a persistent hard palate defect in a dog. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 240(11), 1316-1322
[Journal article]Authored by: Cave, N., Tang, L., Worth, A.
Scrimgeour, AB., & Worth, AJ. (2011). The use of the string of pearls locking plate system in the stabilisation of a comminuted calcaneal fracture in a giant breed dog. Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine. 2011, 1-4 Retrieved from http://www.hindawi.com/crim/vetmed/2011/957346/
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Kuipers Von Lande, RG., & Worth, AJ. (2011). Outcomes and owner assessment of the TTA procedure- 37 cases (2006-2008). Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 22(3), 36-38 Retrieved from http://www.sciquest.org.nz/node/79183
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Leitch, BJ., & Worth, AJ. (2011). Tibial tuberosity advancement with lateralisation for treatment of cranial cruciate ligament disruption and concurrent medial patella luxation in six dogs. Australian Veterinary Practitioner. 41(3), 100-106
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2011). Common faults in x-rays submitted to the NZVA. VetScript. 24(6), 24-25 Retrieved from http://www.sciquest.org.nz/node/72720
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Bridges, JP., & Jones, G. (2011). Trends in the phenotypic hip status of selected breeds of dog as measured by the New Zealand Veterinary Association hip dysplasia scheme (1990-2008). New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 59(2), 67-74
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Jones, G., Worth, A.
Kuipers Von Lande, RG., & Worth, A. (2010). Femoral fracture malunion corrected with a closing wedge osteotomy and distal femoral osteotomy plate. Australian Veterinary Practitioner. 40(4), 154-154
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Crosse, KR., & Worth, AJ. (2010). Computer-assisted surgical correction of an antebrachial deformity in a dog. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology. 23(5), 354-361
[Journal article]Authored by: Crosse, K., Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2010). Digital submission of radiographs to the NZVA canine hip and elbow dysplasia schemes. Vetscript. 23(3), 30-32
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Leitch, B., Worth, A., & Hartman, A. (2010). Petware's "What is your diagnosis?". NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 21(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A., Cullen, G., & Verhoek, P. (2010). Moving hip screening forward - Adoption of PennHIP in New Zealand: Why you should attend a training programme. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 21(1), 55-56
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Scrimgeour, A., & Worth, A. (2010). Owner assessment of the outcome of arthroscopic treatment of fragmentation of the medial coronoid process in dogs. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 21(3), 49-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2010). Bone grafting as an aid to fracture healing. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 21(3), 36-37
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Worth, AJ., Bridges, JP., & Jones, G. (2010). Reduction in the incidence of elbow dysplasia in four breeds of dog as measured by the New Zealand veterinary association scoring scheme. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 58(4), 190-195
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Jones, G., Worth, A.
Jerram, RM., & Walker, AM. (2009). Prospective evaluation of pancarpal arthrodesis for carpal injuries in working dogs in New Zealand, using dorsal hybrid plating. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(6), 331-337
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Doyle, JL., Kuipers von Lande, RG., & Worth, AJ. (2009). Intra-thoracic pyogranulomatous disease in four working dogs. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(6), 346-351
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Laven, RA., & Erceg, VH. (2009). An assessment of the agreement between the New Zealand veterinary association hip dysplasia scoring system and the pennhip distraction index in german shepherd dogs. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(6), 338-345
[Journal article]Authored by: Laven, R., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Thompson, DJ., & Hartman, AC. (2009). Degenerative lumbosacral stenosis in working dogs: Current concepts and review. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(6), 319-330
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009). Chylothorax in the dog and cat. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 20(3), 16-18
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Davis, S., & Worth, AJ. (2009). Successful return to work after surgical repair of fracture of the medial condyle of the distal femur in two working farm dogs. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 57(1), 58-62
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2008). Long-term assessment of pancarpal arthrodesis performed on working dogs in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 56(2), 78-84
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Owen, MC., Davis, SH., & Worth, AJ. (2008). Imaging diagnosis - Traumatic myelopathy in a dog with incomplete ossification of the dorsal lamina of the atlas. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound. 49(6), 570-572
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2007). Oncology stream: 32nd Annual World Small Animal Veterinary Association Conference, Darling Harbour Sydney, July 2007. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 18(4), 34-36
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2007). Conference report from the 32nd World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress. New Zealand Veterinary Association Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 18(4), 30-32
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2007). Management of fractures of the long bones of eight cats using external skeletal fixation and a tied-in intra-medullary pin with a resin-acrylic bar. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 55(4), 191-197
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Thompson, KG., Owen, MC., Mucalo, MR., & Firth, EC. (2007). Combined xeno/auto-grafting of a benign osteolytic lesion in a dog, using a novel bovine cancellous bone biomaterial. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 55(3), 143-148
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., & Machon, RG. (2006). Prevention of reexpansion pulmonary edema and ischemia-reperfusion injury in the management of diaphragmatic herniation. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian. 28(7), 531-539
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2006). Petware's ''What is your diagnosis?''. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 17(2), 14-& 36
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2006). Oncology notes: Canine prostatic carcinoma. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 17(2), 38
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2006). Conference report: 2nd World Veterinary Orthapaedic Conference. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 17(2), 40-41
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2006). The Colorado State University Animal Cancer Centre. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 17(2), 42-43
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., & Thompson, KG. (2005). Biopsy techniques for suspected long bone malignancies. Vetscript. 18(8), 20-22
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2005). Oncology notes: Canine mammary tumours. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 16(1), 37-38
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Burton, IR., Limpus, K., Thompson, KG., Owen, MC., & Worth, AJ. (2005). Ecoptic hepatocellular carcinoma in a dog. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 53(6), 465-467
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Burton, IR., Limpus, K., Thompson, KG., Owen, MC., & Worth, AJ. (2005). Ectopic hepatocellular carcinoma in a dog. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 53(6), 465-467
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Owen, MC., & Worth, AJ. (2005). Diagnosis and management of a partial patella ligament rupture in a dog. Australian Veterinary Practitioner. 35(2), 42-46
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Marshall, N., & Thompson, KG. (2005). Necrotising fasciitis associated with escherichia coli in a dog. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 53(4), 257-260
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., & Machon, RG. (2005). Traumatic diaphragmatic herniation: Pathophysiology and management. COMPENDIUM ON CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR THE PRACTICING VETERINARIAN. 27(3), 178-+
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Zuber, RM., & Hocking, M. (2005). Radioiodide ( <sup>131</sup>I) therapy for the treatment of canine thyroid carcinoma. Australian Veterinary Journal. 83(4), 208-214
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Mucalo, M., Horne, JG., Bruce, W., & Burbidge, HM. (2005). The evaluation of processed cancellous bovine bone as a bone graft substitute. Clinical Oral Implants Research. 16(3), 379-386
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Mucalo, MR., Horne, JG., & Burbidge, HM. (2004). New Zealand cancellous bovine bone xenoimplants: Radiography and histomorphometry data from clinical studies in sheep and dogs. Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress. , 324
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2004). Oncology notes: Synovial cell sarcoma. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 15(2), 56-57
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2004). Correction of a varus deformity of the antebrachium with a hinged circular ring fixator. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 15(3), 14-15
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2004). Oncology notes - Intranasal tumours. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 15(4), 42-43
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2004). Oncology notes - thyroid carcinoma. Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 15(1), 18-20
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2004). Small animal radiography - some do's and don't's. VETscript. 17(5), 22-23
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2004). Do steroids have a role in the management of spinal cord injury?. VETscript. 17(2), 14-16
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Burbidge, HM., Danielsson, F., Bray, JP., & Bruce, WJ. (2004). Ability to work and owner satisfaction following surgical repair of common calcanean tendon injuries in working dogs in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 52(3), 109-116
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., & Tomlin, SC. (2004). Post-traumatic paraureteral urinoma in a cat. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 45(8), 413-416
[Journal article]Authored by: Tomlin, S., Worth, A.
Hunt, GB., Worth, AJ., & Marchevsky, A. (2004). Migration of wooden skewer foreign bodies from the gastrointestinal tract in eight dogs. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 45, 362-367
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2003). Oncology notes: Mast cell tumors. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 14, 48-51
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2003). Thoracic canine actinomycosis. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 14(26), 24-27
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2003). Notes on selected middle ear diseases in dogs and cats. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 14(2), 36-37
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2003). Gastric dilation/volvulus: Notes from the combined Surgery, Anaesthesia, Emergency and Critical Care Chapters of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Science Week Forum. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 14(4), 62-63
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2003). Oncology notes: Canine osteosarcoma. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 14, 48-51
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2003). On the lookout for thyroid neoplasia. Vetscript. 16, 16-17
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., & Johnstone, AC. (2003). Inking the margins of excised masses. Vetscript. 16(5), 6-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Roe, WD., & Machon, RG. (2002). Radiographic appearance of acute tracheal avulsion in two cats. Australian Veterinary Practitioner. 32(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Roe, W., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2001). The Radiological Evaluation of the Canine Elbow Joint. NZVA Vetscript. , 6-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2000). Practical Radiography - Part 2. NZVA Companion Animal Society. , 16-17
[Journal article]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Ainsworth, SJ., Brocklehurst, PJ., & Collet, MG. (1997). Nitrite poisoning in cats and dogs fed a commercial pet food. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 45(5), 193-195
[Journal article]Authored by: Collett, M., Worth, A.

Conference

Gal, A., MacNeill, AL., Marshall, J., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Worth, A., & Burchell, RK. (2017, September). The site of bone marrow acquisition affects the myeloid to erythroid ratio in apparently healthy dogs.. Presented at Annual Forum of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Conference. St. Julians, Malta.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Burchell, R., Gal, A., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Marshall, J., Worth, A.Contributed to by: Gal, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Custom dorsal stabilisation of the lumbosacral joint in dogs using rapid prototyping technology. Poster session presented at the meeting of 43rd Annual Veterinary Orthopedic Society Conference. Montana, United States of America
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). How to observe and treat meniscal injury. Australian Sheep Veterinarian branch of the Australian Veterinary Association. : Australian Sheep Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Stifle injuries. Australian Sheep Veterinarians branch of the Australian Veterinary Association. : Sheep Veterinarians Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Condylar fractures of the elbow. Australian Sheep Veterinarians branch of the Australian Veterinary Association. : Australian Sheep Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Assorted orthopaedic conditions of working dog. Australian Sheep Veterinarians branch of the Australian Veterinary Association. : Sheep Veterinarians Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Achilles injuries. Australian Sheep Veterinarians branch of the Australian Veterinary Association. : Sheep Veterinarians Conference, Working Dog Stream
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Hock injuries. Australian Sheep Veterinarians branch of the Australian Veterinary Association. : Australian Sheep Veterinarians
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Carpal injuries in working dogs. Australian Sheep Veterinarians Conference. (pp. 198 - 200). : Australian Sheep Veterinarians Conference, Working Dog Stream
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Lameness examination in working dogs hindlimb. Australian Sheep Veterinarians Conference. (pp. 206 - 207). : Australian Sheep Veterinarians Conference, Working Dog Stream
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2016). Lameness examination in working dogs forelimb. Australian Sheep Veterinarians Conference. (pp. 204 - 205). : Australian Sheep Veterinarians Conference, Working Dog Stream
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2014). Causes of Loss or Retirement on NZ Police Working German Shepherds. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Working Dog Breeders Association. San Antonio, Texas, USA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2011). Reduction in the incidence of elbow dysplasia in four large dog breeds as measured by the New Zealand Veterinary Association scoring scheme.. , International Elbow Working Group
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2015). Outcomes of orthopaedic interventions in farm dogs. In K. Gloyn (Ed.) Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Veterinarians of the NZVA and Cervetec. (pp. 97 - 100). Wellington, New Zealand: Society of sheep and Beef Veterinarians of the NZVA and Cervetec Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2015). Current research projects - Massey working dog centre. In K. Gloyn (Ed.) Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Veterinarians of the NZVA and Cervetec. (pp. 91 - 96). : Society of Sheep and Beef Veterinarians of the NZVA and Cervetec Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Bridges, JP., & Hartman, A. (2014). Dynamic alteration of the lumbosacral lateral intervertebral canal and its potential clinical relevance as determined by CT volume analysis. In 4th World Veterinary Orthopaedic Congress & 41st Veterinary Orthopedic Society Conference Vol. 3 (pp. A1 - A15). , World Veterinary Orthopedic Congress Veterinary and Comparative Orthopedics and Traumatology: Schattauer
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Bridges, J., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Hartman, A., & Bridges, JP. (2014). Dorsal annulectomy of the canine L7/S1 intervertebral disk may reduce the three dimensional volume of the L7/S1 lateral neuro-vascular canal during extension of the lumbosacral junction. Poster session presented at the meeting of World Veterinary Orthopaedic Conference, Breckenridge Colorado. Breckenridge Colorado
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Bridges, J., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ.(2013, March 6). Early Desexing, Benign or Problematic?. (pp. pdf 022). , WSAVA FASAVA 2013 www.wsava.org: WSAVA, NZVA
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Worth, A.
Soo, M., Worth, A., Sneddon, N., & Lopez-Villalobos, N. (2013). Estimated breeding value analysis of the New Zealand veterinary association hip dysplasia score in four large breeds of dogs (1991 - 2011). In WSAVA FASAVA 2013 Congress Handbook(pp. 591 - 591). , World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress New Zealand: World Small Aniaml Veterinary Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Lopez-Villalobos, N., Worth, A.
Worth, A., Sandford, M., Gibson, B., Stratton, R., Erceg, V., & Jones, B. (2013). Causes of loss from active duty for New Zealand Police German Shepherd dogs. In WSAVA FASAVA 2013 Congress Handbook(pp. 592 - 592). , World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Stratton, R., Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2013). Carpal and Tarsal injuries in working dogs. (pp. 569 - 571). : World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2013). Lameness examination in working dogs. WSAVA FASAVA 2013: Congress Handbook. (pp. 568 - 569). : World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2013). Early desexing: Benign or problematic?. WSAVA FASAVA 2013: Congress Handbook. (pp. 56 - 59). : World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2013). Lumbosacral Disease – Old problem, new solutions. WSAVAl FASAVA 2013: Congress Handbook. (pp. 577 - 578). : World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2013, March). Lameness Examination in the working dog. Presented at World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2013, March). Lumbosacral disease: Old problem, new solutions?. Presented at World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2013, March). Carpal and tarsal injuries in working dogs. Presented at World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2013, March). LAMENESS EXAMINATION IN WORKING DOGS. Presented at WSAVA FASAVA 2013. SkyCity Auckland NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2013, March). Early desexing, benign or problematic?. Presented at World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A., Sandford, M., Gibson, B., Stratton, R., Erceg, V., & Jones, B. (2013, March). Causes of loss from active duty for New Zealand Police german shepherd dogs. Presented at World Small Animal Veterinary Association [WSAVA] and Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association [FASAVA] 38th Annual Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Stratton, R., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Sandford, M., Gibson, B., Stratton, R., Erceg, V., Bridges, J., . . . Jones, B.Causes of loss or retirement from active duty for New Zealand police German shepherd dogs.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bridges, J., Stratton, R., Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2012). Causes of loss from active duty for New Zealand Police German shepherd dogs. In Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences [IVABS] Research Colloquium: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 16 - 16). , Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences [IVABS] Research Colloquium New Zealand: Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Worth, A.
Kuipers von Lande, RG., Worth, AJ., Guerrero, TG., Owen, MC., & Hartman, A. (2012). Comparison Between a Novel Bovine Xenoimplant and Autogenous Cancellous Bone Graft in Tibial Tuberosity Advancement. In Veterinary Surgery
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Thompson, DJ., & Hartman, A.(2011, March 5). Use of three dimensional dynamic computed tomography for surgical planning and post-operative assessment of dogs with degenerative lumbosacral stenosis. In Veterinary Orthopedic Society 38th Annual Conference Abstracts(pp. A21 - A21). , Veterinary Orthopedic Society 38th Annual Conference: Schattauer
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., Thompson, DJ., & Hartman, A. (2011). Use of three dimensional dynamic computed tomography for surgical planning and post-operative assessment of dogs with degenerative lumbosacral stenosis. Poster session presented at the meeting of Veterinary Orthopedic Society 38th Annual Conference. Snowmass, Colorado, United States of America
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2011, December). Post-operative care of orthopaedic cases. Presented at Companion Animal Patrons' Day. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Bray, JP., Lane, S., Worth, A., & Burbidge, HM.(2011, March 31). A comparison of the outcome of unilateral versus bilateral lateralisation larynoplasty in the treatment of dogs with acquired laryngeal paralysis. In British Small Animal Veterinary Association 54th Annual Congress(pp. 502 - 502). , British Small Animal Veterinary Association 54th Annual Congress: British Small Animal Veterinary Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2011, February). Examination of lameness in working dogs. Presented at Vet World Cup Cricket. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2010, May). Surgical arthrodeses. Presented at Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference 2010. Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2010, May). Physical examination of the lame working dog. Presented at Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference 2010. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2010, May). Advances in lumbosacral disease. Presented at Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference 2010. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A.(2010). Arthrodeses in working dogs - Can they have a good outcome?. . Brisbane, QLD, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A.(2010). Lameness examination in working dogs. . Brisbane, QLD, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A.(2010). Degenerative lumbosacral stenosis in dogs: Current concepts of diagnosis and treatment. . Brisbane, QlD, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2009, February). Comparison between a novel bovine xenograft and an autogenous cancellous bone graft, in the TTA procedure. Presented at The Veterinary Orthopedic Society's 2009 Annual Conference. Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2009). Necrotising fasciitis associated with escherichia coli in a dog. In Australian College of Veterinary Scientists College Science Week Scientific Meeting(pp. 40 - 40). , Australian College of Veterinary Scientists College Science Week Scientific Meeting: Australian College of Veterinary Sciences
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A., Laven, R., & Erceg, V. (2009). An assessment of the agreement between the New Zealand Veterinary Association hip dysplasia scoring system and the Pennhip distraction index in German Shepherd dogs. In Australian College of Veterinary Scientists: College Science Week: Scientific Meeting(pp. 34 - 34). , Australian College of Veterinary Scientists: College Science Week: Scientific Meeting: Australian College of Veterinary Scientists
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Laven, R., Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2009, July). An assessment of the agreement between the NZVA hip dysplasia scoring system and the Penn hip distraction index in German Shepherd dogs. Presented at Australian College of Veterinary Scientists: College Science Week: Scientific Meeting. Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2009, July). Reconstructive surgical management of a case of necrotizing fasciitis of a hind limb in a dog. Presented at Australian College of Veterinary Scientists: College Science Week: Scientfic Meeting. Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Bruce, W., Worth, A., Hughes, P., & Hill, K. (2009, May). Orthopaedic forum: Q&A. Presented at Sheep and Beef Veterinary Conference 2009. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hill, K., Worth, A.
Farman, R., & Worth, A. (2009, May). Centre for services and working dog health and research. Presented at Sheep and Beef Veterinary Conference 2009. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009). Achilles tendon injuries in working dogs. In . Stefan Smith (Ed.) Proceedings of the Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA. (pp. 193 - 194).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009). Gastric dilation with volvulus (GDV) - Notes for emergency surgical management. In . Stefan Smith (Ed.) Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. (pp. 185 - 187).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009). Carpal hyperextension injury. In . Stefan Smith (Ed.) Proceedings of the Sheep & Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA. (pp. 201 - 203).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009). Caesarean section - What has changed?. In . Stefan Smith (Ed.) Proceedings of the Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA. (pp. 177 - 180).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009, May). Carpal hyperextension injuries. Presented at Sheep & Beef Veterinary Conference. Novotel Lakeside Hotel, Rotorua.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009, May). Achilles mechanism injury. Presented at Sheep & Beef Veterinary Conference. Novotel Lakeside Hotel, Rotorua.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009, May). Surgical management of gdv. Presented at Sheep & Beef Veterinary Conference. Novotel Lakeside Hotel, Rotorua.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009, May). Update on caesarian section. Presented at Shep & Beef Veterinary Conference. Novotel Lakeside Hotel, Rotorua.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ., & Walsh, V. (2008, June). Early age neutering. Presented at Annual Conference of the New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Walsh, V., Worth, A.
Walsh, V., & Worth, AJ. (2008). Early age neutering. Proceedings of the New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association. (pp. 97 - 108). New Zealand: Annual Conference of the New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Walsh, V., Worth, A.
Kuipers Von Lande, RG., Worth, A., Guerrero, TG., Owen, M., & Hartman, A.Comparison between a novel bovine xenograft and autogenous cancellous bone graft in the tibial tuberosity advancement procedure. Paper presented at the meeting of Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Surgery Chapter 2008. Queensland, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2008, June). Spey technique and optimal time to spey. Presented at New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference 2008- Companion Animal Society. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2007, December). Minimally invasive surgery - thoracoscopy and laparoscopy. Presented at Patrons' Day. Massey University, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A., Cave, N., & Erceg, V. (2007, December). NZ working and service dog health centre. Presented at Patrons' Day. Massey University, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cave, N., Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2007). Management of comminuted fractures of the long bones of nine cats using external skeletal fixation and a tied-in intra-medullary pin with a resin-acrylic bar. Poster session presented at the meeting of 32nd World Small Animal Veterinary Association Conference. Sydney, NSW
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2007). Practical guide to the diagnosis of arthropathies in companion animal practice. In F. Paton (Ed.) Proceedings of the Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. (pp. 21 - 25). : Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2007). Elbow lameness: Diagnosis. In F. Paton (Ed.) Proceedings of the Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. (pp. 45 - 49). : Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2007). Elbow dysplasia. In F. Paton (Ed.) Proceedings of the Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. (pp. 51 - 56). : Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2007). Stifle lameness: Diagnosis. In F. Paton (Ed.) Proceedings of the Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. (pp. 119 - 120). : Companion Animal Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Worth, A.

Other

Worth, A. (2013, November). Working hard for working - An update on research at the centre for service and working dog health. In IVABS Research Colloquium.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2012, December). PAUL: A new procedure for salvaging elbows with severe ED?. In Companion Animal Patron's Day, Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2012, August). Diagnosing elbow dysplasia. In Central Districts Practitioners non-branch New Zealand Veterinary Association: Veterinarians, Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2010, December). Lameness examination - video tips. In Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital: Companion Animal Patrons' Day. Presented at Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2010). Teen will go to jail rather than give up injured dog.
[Other]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2010). Happy Buck takes nap after surgery.
[Other]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2009, December). Is there improvement in hip and elbow scores?. In Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Companion Animal Patrons' Day. Presented at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2009). Insight on dog breeding and inherited disorders. (pp. 0 - 0). National Radio
[Other]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, A. (2008, December). The growing dog, a case for greater vigilance?. In Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Presented at Massey University, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2006, December). Tibial tuberosity advancement for cranial cruciate disease. In Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Hill, K., Pauwels, F., Worth, A., Dyer, C., Johnson, C., Galloway, P., . . . Parton, K. (2006, July). Want to hear about career options for your future?. In Bachelor of Veterinary Science Students, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hill, K., Johnson, C., Parton, K., Worth, A.
Pisani, F., Piccolo, B., Cantalupo, G., Copioli, C., Fusco, C., Pelosi, A., . . . Seri, S. (2016). Letter to the Editor. (pp. 354).
[Other]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2005, February). PennHIP and elbow dysplasia. : New Zealand Service Dog Forum: Veterinary Component.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2005, December). Spinal fracture and luxation. : Massey University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2004, December). Update on the surgical service plus reconstructive surgery. : Massey University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2003, December). Updates in surgery from the 2003 American College of Veterinary Surgeons conference. : Massey University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.
Worth, AJ. (2001, December). What's new in soft tissue surgery?. : Massey University, Centre for Companion Animal Health.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Worth, A.

Thesis

Worth, AJ. (2015). A study of debilitating orthopaedic conditions of working New Zealand Police German shepherd dogs. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University Palmerston North)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Worth, A.

Supervision and Teaching

Teaching

Veterinary Surgery (General, Neuro and Orthopedic Surgery)

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