Romy M Heilmann

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Purification and partial characterization of canine S100A12
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Biochimie 92:1914-22. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Serum and fecal canine α1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations reflect the severity of intestinal crypt abscesses and/or lacteal dilation in dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA Electronic address
    Vet J 207:131-9. 2016
  3. doi request reprint [Bilateral renal sclerotherapy as a treatment option in a mixed breed male dog with idiopathic renal haematuria]
    R M Heilmann
    Romy M Heilmann, Dr med vet, Ph D, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 4474 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA, E mail
    Tierarztl Prax Ausg K Kleintiere Heimtiere 43:253-9. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Is inflammatory bowel disease in dogs and cats associated with a Th1 or Th2 polarization?
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, USA Electronic address
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 168:131-4. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Systemic levels of the anti-inflammatory decoy receptor soluble RAGE (receptor for advanced glycation end products) are decreased in dogs with inflammatory bowel disease
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, TX, USA Electronic address
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 161:184-92. 2014
  6. pmc Impact of diets with a high content of greaves-meal protein or carbohydrates on faecal characteristics, volatile fatty acids and faecal calprotectin concentrations in healthy dogs
    Ingrid Hang
    Department of Equine and Small Animal Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Vet Res 9:201. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Association between fecal S100A12 concentration and histologic, endoscopic, and clinical disease severity in dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, USA Electronic address
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 158:156-66. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Measurement of urinary canine S100A8/A9 and S100A12 concentrations as candidate biomarkers of lower urinary tract neoplasia in dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    1Romy M Heilmann, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474
    J Vet Diagn Invest 26:104-12. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of PCR and conventional blood culture to analyze blood from dogs with suspected sepsis
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA Electronic address
    Vet J 198:714-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Serum alpha1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations in healthy dogs--method validation and determination of reference interval and intra-individual variation
    Romy M Heilmann
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 42:190-5. 2013

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Purification and partial characterization of canine S100A12
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Biochimie 92:1914-22. 2010
    ..6%. We conclude that canine S100A12 can be successfully purified from canine whole blood using the described methods...
  2. doi request reprint Serum and fecal canine α1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations reflect the severity of intestinal crypt abscesses and/or lacteal dilation in dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA Electronic address
    Vet J 207:131-9. 2016
    ..In addition, the serum/fecal cα1PI ratio has an improved accuracy in hypoalbuminemic dogs, but serum cα1PI concentrations should be carefully interpreted in corticosteroid-treated dogs. ..
  3. doi request reprint [Bilateral renal sclerotherapy as a treatment option in a mixed breed male dog with idiopathic renal haematuria]
    R M Heilmann
    Romy M Heilmann, Dr med vet, Ph D, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 4474 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA, E mail
    Tierarztl Prax Ausg K Kleintiere Heimtiere 43:253-9. 2015
    ..Medical treatment with Yunnan Baiyao was unsuccessful. Bilateral renal-sparing sclerotherapy was performed and, despite distal migration of both ureteral stents within 12 days, permanently resolved the macroscopic haematuria. ..
  4. doi request reprint Is inflammatory bowel disease in dogs and cats associated with a Th1 or Th2 polarization?
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, USA Electronic address
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 168:131-4. 2015
    ..This review evaluates the current veterinary literature to determine whether a Th1/Th2 (and possibly also Th17) polarization also exists in canine and feline inflammatory bowel disease. ..
  5. doi request reprint Systemic levels of the anti-inflammatory decoy receptor soluble RAGE (receptor for advanced glycation end products) are decreased in dogs with inflammatory bowel disease
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, TX, USA Electronic address
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 161:184-92. 2014
    ..Further studies need to evaluate the gastrointestinal mucosal expression of RAGE in healthy and diseased dogs, and also the formation of S100A12-RAGE complexes. ..
  6. pmc Impact of diets with a high content of greaves-meal protein or carbohydrates on faecal characteristics, volatile fatty acids and faecal calprotectin concentrations in healthy dogs
    Ingrid Hang
    Department of Equine and Small Animal Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Vet Res 9:201. 2013
    ..Food intake, body weight, and faecal consistency scores, dry matter, pH, ammonia, volatile fatty acids (VFAs), and faecal canine calprotectin concentrations were determined...
  7. doi request reprint Association between fecal S100A12 concentration and histologic, endoscopic, and clinical disease severity in dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, USA Electronic address
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 158:156-66. 2014
    ..Fecal S100A12 concentrations are potentially useful as a biomarker of inflammation in dogs with IBD. ..
  8. doi request reprint Measurement of urinary canine S100A8/A9 and S100A12 concentrations as candidate biomarkers of lower urinary tract neoplasia in dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    1Romy M Heilmann, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474
    J Vet Diagn Invest 26:104-12. 2014
    ..The clinical utility of measuring urinary calgranulins in dogs with suspected TCC or PCA warrants further investigation. ..
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of PCR and conventional blood culture to analyze blood from dogs with suspected sepsis
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA Electronic address
    Vet J 198:714-6. 2013
    ..This pilot study does not support the hypothesis that culture-independent PCR-based techniques used directly on small samples of blood are useful for diagnosing bacteremia in dogs with suspected sepsis. ..
  10. doi request reprint Serum alpha1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations in healthy dogs--method validation and determination of reference interval and intra-individual variation
    Romy M Heilmann
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 42:190-5. 2013
    ..Serum cα1 -PI concentrations have not been studied in dogs with well-defined GI diseases...
  11. doi request reprint Serum calprotectin concentrations in dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Vet Res 73:1900-7. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Development and analytic validation of an immunoassay for the quantification of canine S100A12 in serum and fecal samples and its biological variability in serum from healthy dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 144:200-9. 2011
    ..Moderate changes in serum cS100A12 concentrations may be clinically relevant; however, the use of a population-based reference interval may require caution...
  13. doi request reprint Development and analytical validation of a radioimmunoassay for the measurement of alpha1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations in feces from healthy puppies and adult dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, 4474 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:476-85. 2011
    ..9 µg/g or >21.0 µg/g, respectively, should be considered abnormal in dogs >1 year of age. Fecal cα(1)-PI concentrations in dogs <1 year of age were significantly higher and should be carefully interpreted in this age group...
  14. pmc The fecal microbiome in dogs with acute diarrhea and idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
    Jan S Suchodolski
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51907. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the bacterial microbiota in dogs with various gastrointestinal disorders...
  15. doi request reprint Development and analytic validation of a radioimmunoassay for the quantification of canine calprotectin in serum and feces from dogs
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:845-53. 2008
    ..Sample Population-Serum samples (n = 50) and fecal samples (30) were obtained from healthy dogs of various breeds and ages...
  16. doi request reprint Validation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the measurement of canine S100A12
    Romy M Heilmann
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 45:135-47. 2016
    ..An ELISA assay may be more sensitive than RIA and does not require radioactive tracers...
  17. doi request reprint Analytical validation of radioimmunoassays for the quantification of select pancreatic enzymes in jejunal fluid and fecal extracts from dogs
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA Electronic address
    Vet J 198:200-5. 2013
    ..These results are important for the investigation of pancreatic enzyme concentrations in the gastrointestinal lumen in response to changes in dietary components...
  18. doi request reprint Serum homocysteine and methylmalonic acid concentrations in Chinese Shar-Pei dogs with cobalamin deficiency
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Vet J 197:420-6. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that the function of the two intracellular cobalamin-dependent enzymes is impaired in Shar-Peis with cobalamin deficiency...
  19. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of canine alpha(1)-proteinase inhibitor in cobalamin-deficient Yorkshire Terrier dogs
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 25:376-85. 2013
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the functional and potential prognostic implications of serum cα1-PI concentrations in dogs with gastrointestinal disease...
  20. doi request reprint Inflammatory, immunological, and intestinal disease biomarkers in Chinese Shar-Pei dogs with marked hypocobalaminemia
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Grützner, Heilmann, Cranford, Suchodolski, Steiner, Texas A and M University, College Station, TXMicroscopy and Imaging Center, Department of Biology and Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics Holzenburg, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX
    J Vet Diagn Invest 27:31-40. 2015
    ..g., albumin, IgA, and IgM) that may be altered in patients with chronic enteropathies. ..
  21. doi request reprint Cold-microwave enhanced enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays--a path to high-throughput clinical diagnostics
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA Electronic address
    Anal Biochem 457:65-73. 2014
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  22. doi request reprint Faecal microbiota in lean and obese dogs
    Stefanie Handl
    Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 84:332-43. 2013
    ..The study population of research dogs was small, and further work is required before the role of the intestinal microbiota in canine obesity is clarified...
  23. doi request reprint Cold Microwave-Enabled Protein Detection and Quantification
    Niels Grützner
    Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Department Small Animal Clinic, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 1314:207-17. 2015
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