S P Brinsko

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Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Common procedures in broodmare practice: what is the evidence?
    Steven P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 23:385-402. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of feeding a DHA-enriched nutriceutical on the quality of fresh, cooled and frozen stallion semen
    Steven P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 63:1519-27. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-to-phospholipid ratio in whole sperm and seminal plasma from fertile stallions and stallions with unexplained subfertility
    S P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, United States
    Anim Reprod Sci 99:65-71. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Insemination doses: how low can we go?
    Steven P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 66:543-50. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of methods for assessing integrity of equine sperm membranes
    M L Foster
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Theriogenology 76:334-41. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Effect of daily semen centrifugation and resuspension on the longevity of equine sperm quality following cooled storage
    C C Love
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 77:1911-7. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Advances in cooled semen technologies: seminal plasma and semen extender
    S L Rigby
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843-4475, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 68:171-80. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Pregnancy rates in mares inseminated with 0.5 or 1 million sperm using hysteroscopic or transrectally guided deep-horn insemination techniques
    S S Hayden
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Theriogenology 78:914-20. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol to phospholipid ratio in sperm of stallions with unexplained subfertility
    S P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 89:217-9. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Effect of cryopreservation protocol on postthaw characteristics of stallion sperm
    J L Salazar
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Theriogenology 76:409-18. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Common procedures in broodmare practice: what is the evidence?
    Steven P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 23:385-402. 2007
    ..This article presents four procedures commonly used in broodmare practice, for which there is questionable evidence to substantiate their use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of feeding a DHA-enriched nutriceutical on the quality of fresh, cooled and frozen stallion semen
    Steven P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 63:1519-27. 2005
    ..The nutriceutical also appeared to improve the freezability of semen. More dramatic improvements in semen quality may be observed if modifications in the main fat content of the diet are incorporated with the DHA supplement...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-to-phospholipid ratio in whole sperm and seminal plasma from fertile stallions and stallions with unexplained subfertility
    S P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, United States
    Anim Reprod Sci 99:65-71. 2007
    ..However, the molar ratio of cholesterol-to-phospholipid was 2.5 times greater in the seminal plasma (P = 0.09) and 1.9 times greater (P = 0.009) in whole sperm of subfertile stallions compared to fertile stallions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Insemination doses: how low can we go?
    Steven P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 66:543-50. 2006
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  5. doi request reprint Comparison of methods for assessing integrity of equine sperm membranes
    M L Foster
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Theriogenology 76:334-41. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint Effect of daily semen centrifugation and resuspension on the longevity of equine sperm quality following cooled storage
    C C Love
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 77:1911-7. 2012
    ..05) to Groups SP10NC and SP10C after 96 h of storage. Daily centrifugation and resuspension of cool-stored equine semen in fresh extender may be a method to increase sperm longevity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Advances in cooled semen technologies: seminal plasma and semen extender
    S L Rigby
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843-4475, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 68:171-80. 2001
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Pregnancy rates in mares inseminated with 0.5 or 1 million sperm using hysteroscopic or transrectally guided deep-horn insemination techniques
    S S Hayden
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Theriogenology 78:914-20. 2012
    ..Combined pregnancy rates for the two treatments were 13/28 (46%) for HYS and 15/28 (54%) for TRG (P > 0.10). Pregnancy rates using a subthreshold number of sperm were not significantly affected by a deep-horn insemination technique...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol to phospholipid ratio in sperm of stallions with unexplained subfertility
    S P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 89:217-9. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Effect of cryopreservation protocol on postthaw characteristics of stallion sperm
    J L Salazar
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Theriogenology 76:409-18. 2011
    ..05). In conclusion, a slow prefreeze cooling rate was superior to a fast prefreeze cooling rate, regardless of freezing extender used, and INRA 96 served as a satisfactory postthaw diluent prior to semen analysis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Blastocyst formation rates in vivo and in vitro of in vitro-matured equine oocytes fertilized by intracytoplasmic sperm injection
    Y H Choi
    Department of Veterinary Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Biol Reprod 70:1231-8. 2004
    ..While we identified an in vitro culture system that provided repeatable blastocyst development without coculture, this yielded only half the rate of development achieved in vivo...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship of seminal plasma level and extender type to sperm motility and DNA integrity
    C C Love
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine, Collage Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 63:1584-91. 2005
    ..Overall, better quality sperm features (motility and DNA) were maintained in sperm from which seminal plasma was removed followed by resuspension in either Kenney extender or modified Kenney Tyrodes-type extender...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of dead spermatozoa on motion characteristics and membrane integrity of live spermatozoa in fresh and cooled-stored equine semen
    S P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 59:735-42. 2003
    ..8; P<0.001) with MOT and PMOT in both fresh and cooled-stored semen samples. Results of this study have application to the processing of both cooled and frozen equine semen...
  14. doi request reprint Influence of day of postpartum breeding on pregnancy rate, pregnancy loss rate, and foaling rate in Thoroughbred mares
    T L Blanchard
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Theriogenology 77:1290-6. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Effect of centrifugal fractionation protocols on quality and recovery rate of equine sperm
    A J Edmond
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Theriogenology 77:959-66. 2012
    ..Sperm recovery rate was not affected (P > 0.05) by column height of gradient. Increasing sperm number subjected to gradient centrifugation decreased (P < 0.05) sperm recovery rate when 15-ml tubes were used...
  16. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 and -5 in equine seminal plasma: association with sperm characteristics and fertility
    M L Macpherson
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Biol Reprod 67:648-54. 2002
    ..02). An association of seminal plasma IGF-I concentration with sperm motility, sperm morphology, and pregnancy rates in bred mares suggests that IGF-I may play a role in sperm function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mares with delayed uterine clearance have an intrinsic defect in myometrial function
    S L Rigby
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Biol Reprod 65:740-7. 2001
    ..In summary, for mares with delayed uterine clearance, an intrinsic contractile defect of the myometrium may contribute to reduced uterine contractility following breeding...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between stallion sperm motility and viability as detected by two fluorescence staining techniques using flow cytometry
    C C Love
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College of Veterinary Medicine, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 60:1127-38. 2003
    ..0001) affected percent total sperm motility and percent viable sperm for both staining protocols. Actual percent viable sperm for each time and treatment did not differ from expected values...
  19. doi request reprint The impact of cushioned centrifugation protocols on semen quality of stallions
    S B Bliss
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Theriogenology 77:1232-9. 2012
    ..Additionally, storage of centrifuged sperm at a concentration of 250 × 10(6)/mL with 20% seminal plasma (v/v) did not have a detrimental effect on percentages of motile or progressively motile sperm, or sperm DNA quality...
  20. doi request reprint Factors impacting equine sperm recovery rate and quality following cushioned centrifugation
    J A Waite
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 70:704-14. 2008
    ..An optically opaque extender, commonly used in the equine breeding industry, can be used to achieve this goal...
  21. doi request reprint Thermoregulation of the testicle in response to exercise and subsequent effects on semen characteristics of stallions
    J D Mawyer
    Department of Animal Science, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Anim Sci 90:2532-9. 2012
    ..0001). Although moderate exercise for a short duration in extreme heat and humidity did significantly increase core body temperatures in stallions, scrotal temperatures did not significantly increase, and sperm parameters were unaffected...
  22. ncbi request reprint In vitro fertilization of in vitro-matured equine oocytes: effect of maturation medium, duration of maturation, and sperm calcium ionophore treatment, and comparison with rates of fertilization in vivo after oviductal transfer
    K Hinrichs
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4466, USA
    Biol Reprod 67:256-62. 2002
    ..Further work is needed to determine the optimum environment for sperm capacitation and IVF in the horse...
  23. ncbi request reprint Retrograde ejaculation in a stallion
    S P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843-4475, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:551-3, 527. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint A Bayesian approach to prediction of stallion daily sperm output
    James A Thompson
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 62:1607-17. 2004
    ..79 + 0.018 x testicular size (in milliliters). Testicular size explained 36.5% of the among-stallion standard deviation in DSO, but was not significantly related to the mean number of collection-days required to reach DSO...
  25. doi request reprint Use of a modified Vinsot technique for partial phallectomy in 11 standing horses
    Carolyn E Arnold
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:82-6. 2010
    ..6 geldings and 5 stallions were evaluated from January 2007 through April 2009 for the following conditions requiring phallectomy: chronic paraphimosis (n = 7), squamous cell carcinoma of the penis (3), and priapism (1)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of a new injectable short-term release deslorelin in foal-heat mares
    K L Stich
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 62:831-6. 2004
    ..The number of large follicles 14-15 days after ovulation did not differ between deslorelin-treated and Control mares (P > 0.10), suggesting follicular suppression did not occur with this formulation of deslorelin...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lamprey gonadotropin-releasing hormone-III selectively releases follicle stimulating hormone in the bovine
    W L Dees
    Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Domest Anim Endocrinol 20:279-88. 2001
    ..We suggest the FSH releasing capacity of l-GnRH-III in cattle could render this peptide useful for enhancement of reproductive efficiency in this species...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy rates in mares following hysteroscopic or transrectally-guided insemination with low sperm numbers at the utero-tubal papilla
    Steven P Brinsko
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4475, USA
    Theriogenology 59:1001-9. 2003
    ..Infusion of 0.25mg PGE(2) in the tip of the uterine horn 2h prior to insemination did not improve pregnancy rates...
  29. ncbi request reprint Theriogenology question of the month. Treatment options for erosive seminal vesiculitis caused by Acinetobacter calcoaceticus
    Terry L Blanchard
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 221:793-5. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of early fetal losses on four equine farms in central Kentucky: 73 cases (2001)
    James P Morehead
    Equine Medical Associates PSC, Lexington, KY 40511, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 220:1828-30. 2002
    ..To determine features of an early fetal loss (EFL) syndrome and evaluate potential risk factors for EFL in Thoroughbred broodmares on 4 farms in central Kentucky...