MAIA R. AITKEN
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New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA
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MAIA R. AITKEN, DVM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Critical Care Medicine - New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (DACVS)

Clinical Specialties: Emergency surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, critical care
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University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals
New Bolton Center
382 W. Street Road

Dr. Aitken's main clinical interests are gastrointestinal surgery, farm animal emergencies, and neonatal emergencies. Her research interests include post-operative complications, surgical site infections, and gastrointestinal motility

Aitken, M. R., Stefanovski, D., Southwood, L. L. Serum amyloid A concentration in postoperative colic horses and its association with postoperative complications Veterinary Surgery 48: 143-151, 2019.

VanderBroek, A. R., Reef, V. B., Aitken, M. R., Stefanovski, D., Southwood, L. L. Assessing gastrointestinal motility in healthy horses comparing auscultation, ultrasonography and an acoustic gastrointestinal surveillance biosensor: a randomised, blinded, controlled crossover proof of principle study Equine Veterinary Journal 51: 246-251, 2019.

Levine, D. G., Aitken, M. R. Physeal Fractures in Foals Veterinary Clinics of North America - Equine Practice 33: 417-430, 2017.

Kopper, J., Stewart, S., Habecker, P., Aitken, M. R., Southwood, L. L. Small colon stenosis secondary to ulcerative colitis in three Standardbred foals Equine Veterinary Education 28: 419-423, 2016.

Aitken, M. R., Southwood, L. L., Ross, B. M., Ross, M. W. Outcome of Surgical and Medical Management of Cecal Impaction in 150 Horses (1991-2011) Veterinary Surgery 44: 540-546, 2015.

Aitken, M. R., Parente, E. J. Epiglottic abnormalities in mature nonracehorses: 23 cases (1990-2009) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 238: 1634-1638, 2011.

DVM (Veterinary Medicine) Cornell University, 2009