Marta Romano

Marta Romano,

Clinical Associate Professor – Anesthesiology

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 294-4371
Business Email: marta.romano@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Dechra Analgesia Prize
2017 · ACVAA
DVM, cum laude
2009 · University of Pisa (Italy)

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018-2023
VEM5473 Large Anim Anesthesio
2017-2025
VEM5861 Adv. Anesthesiology Clerkship
2017-2025
VEM5761 Core Clk Anesthesiol
2018-2025
VEM5472 Small Anim Anesthesio
2018-2025
VEM5470 Vet Anesthesiology
2019-2020
VEM5402 Funda Soft Tiss Surg
2022-2025
VEM5402L Introduction to Surgery Lab

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified Veterinary Anesthesiologist
    American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

Research Profile

– Pain management – Regional anesthesia – Stress response to anesthesia and surgery – Wildlife anesthesia

Publications

2023
A non-inferiority study comparing the ultrasound-guided parasacral with a novel greater ischiatic notch plane approach in canine cadavers.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 50(5):439-445 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2023.05.003. [PMID] 37331905.
2023
A single-cohort retrospective analysis of factors associated with morbidity and mortality in 193 anesthetized domestic goats.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 50(3):245-254 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2023.02.003. [PMID] 36906401.
2023
Effect of end-inspiratory pause on airway and physiological dead space in anesthetized horses.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 50(4):363-371 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2023.03.002. [PMID] 37055259.
2023
Lumbosacral plexus block using a combination of ultrasound-guided lateral pre-iliac and parasacral approaches in cats.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 50(2):188-196 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2023.01.003. [PMID] 36775670.
2022
Erector spinae plane block at the thoracolumbar spine: a canine cadaveric study.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 49(6):656-663 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2022.07.008. [PMID] 36050209.
2022
Functional components of the tidal volume obtained with volumetric capnography in an anesthetized Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla).
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 49(5):519-521 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2022.06.006. [PMID] 35922278.
2022
Pericapsular hip desensitization in dogs: a cadaveric study and case series.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 49(6):664-673 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2022.08.001. [PMID] 36064499.
2022
Ultrasound-guided and nerve stimulator-assisted sciatic and saphenous nerve blocks in a goat undergoing tarsal fracture repair.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 49(6):676-677 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2022.09.001. [PMID] 36182643.
2021
Accidental placement of an epidural catheter into the subarachnoid space in a dog.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 48(5):813-815 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2021.06.004. [PMID] 34266760.
2021
Comparison between two approaches for the transversus abdominis plane block in canine cadavers.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 48(1):101-106 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.09.005. [PMID] 33243613.
2021
Evaluation of the effect of ultrasound guidance on the accuracy of intercostal nerve injection: a canine cadaveric study.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 48(2):256-263 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.12.003. [PMID] 33583728.
2021
Lumbosacral plexus block in a goat undergoing pelvic limb amputation.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 48(1):151-152 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.09.002. [PMID] 33168449.
2021
The effect of erector spinae plane block on perioperative analgesic consumption and complications in dogs undergoing hemilaminectomy surgery: a retrospective cohort study.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 48(1):116-124 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.10.005. [PMID] 33277182.
2021
Transversus abdominis plane block in cat cadavers: anatomical description and comparison of injectate spread using two- and three-point approaches.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 48(3):432-441 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2021.02.002. [PMID] 33745824.
2020
Anesthesia Case of the Month.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 256(11):1219-1222 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.256.11.1219. [PMID] 32412881.
2020
Anesthesia Case of the Month.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 257(2):151-155 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.257.2.151. [PMID] 32597726.
2020
Mirroring artefact during postoperative transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block in two dogs.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 47(5):727-728 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.05.003. [PMID] 32653166.
2020
Ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane block in canine cadavers: relevant anatomy and injectate distribution.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 47(2):229-237 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2019.10.005. [PMID] 31980367.
2020
Use of distal radial, ulnar, median and musculocutaneous (RUMM) nerve blocks in a Huacaya alpaca undergoing radial fracture repair.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 47(5):734-736 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.04.011. [PMID] 32651059.
2019
Anesthesia Case of the Month.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 254(1):75-79 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.254.1.75. [PMID] 30668301.
2019
Changes in serum cortisol and blood glucose concentrations in anesthetized, pain-free dogs administered fentanyl.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 46(4):488-491 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2019.04.007. [PMID] 31151873.
2019
Locoregional Anesthesia of the Thoracic Limbs and Thorax in Small Animals.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 49(6):1063-1083 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cvsm.2019.07.002. [PMID] 31492541.
2018
In response to ‘Stress-related biomarkers in dogs administered regional anaesthesia or fentanyl for analgesia during stifle surgery’: A comment.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 45(3):399-400 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2018.01.006. [PMID] 29625918.
2017
Effects of neostigmine or edrophonium on force of contraction when administered at a train-of-four ratio of 0.9 in anesthetized dogs.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 44(6):1313-1320 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2017.07.001. [PMID] 29066245.
2017
Positive and negative staircase effect during single twitch and train-of-four stimulation: a laboratory study in dogs.
Journal of clinical monitoring and computing. 31(2):337-342 [DOI] 10.1007/s10877-016-9842-8. [PMID] 26879564.
2017
Recovery from rocuronium-induced neuromuscular block was longer in the larynx than in the pelvic limb of anesthetized dogs.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 44(2):246-253 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2016.04.001. [PMID] 28238585.
2016
Stress-related biomarkers in dogs administered regional anaesthesia or fentanyl for analgesia during stifle surgery.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 43(1):44-54 [DOI] 10.1111/vaa.12275. [PMID] 25996102.
2015
The kalaemic and neuromuscular effects of succinylcholine in centronuclear myopathy: A pilot investigation in a canine model.
European journal of anaesthesiology. 32(10):666-71 [DOI] 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000222. [PMID] 25603385.
2014
Retrospective clinical evaluation of ultrasound guided transverse abdominis plane block in dogs undergoing mastectomy.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 41(3):319-24 [DOI] 10.1111/vaa.12122. [PMID] 24754569.
2013
Femoral nerve block: a novel psoas compartment lateral pre-iliac approach in dogs.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 40(2):194-204 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2012.00765.x. [PMID] 22765834.
2013
Peripheral nerve stimulation under ultrasonographic control to determine the needle-to-nerve relationship.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 40(6):e91-9 [DOI] 10.1111/vaa.12066. [PMID] 23829787.
2012
Anatomical and radiological study of the thoracic paravertebral space in dogs: iohexol distribution pattern and use of the nerve stimulator.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 39(4):398-408 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2012.00729.x. [PMID] 22642438.
2012
Evaluation of the endotracheal tube cuff pressure resulting from four different methods of inflation in dogs.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 39(5):488-94 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2012.00719.x. [PMID] 22642369.

Grants

Jul 2021 ACTIVE
Development of regional anesthesia techniques to treat chronic painful conditions of the stifle and elbow in dogs canine cadaveric study
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: AMER KENNEL CLUB CANINE HLTH FOU

Education

Diplomate
2017 · American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
Anesthesiology residency
2014-2017 · Cornell University
PhD
2014 · University of Pisa (Italy)
MSc
2013 · University of Pisa (Italy)
DVM, cum laude
2009 · University of Pisa (Italy)

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4371
Emails:
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Business Mailing:
PO Box 100136
GAINESVILLE FL 32610