Publications

Book Chapters

  • da Costa, RC. Ventral slot decompression. In: Shores A, Brisson B. Current Techniques in Veterinary Neurosurgery. Wiley-Blackwell. In press, 2014.
  • da Costa, RC. Cervical spondylomyelopathy. In: Cote E. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 3rd ed  Elsevier. In press, 2014.
  • da Costa, RC. Diagnosis and treatment of cervical spondylomyelopathy. In: Bonagura JD, Twedt. Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy, XV. Saunders. In press, 2013.
  • da Costa, RC. Cervical spondylomyelopathy. In: Jericó MM, Kogika MM, Andrade Neto JP. Textbook of Small Animal Internal Medicine (Tratado de Medicina Interna de Cães e Gatos). Roca, In press, 2013.
  • da Costa, RC. Spinal Pain. In: Platt SR, Garosi L. Small Animal Neurological Emergencies. Manson Publishing, UK, 2012.
  • Platt, SR, da Costa, RC. Cervical Spine. In: Tobias KM, Johnston SA. Veterinary Surgery – Small Animal. Elsevier. Ch 31, 410-448, 2012.
  • da Costa, RC. Nerve sheath tumor. In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 5th Ed, p. 889, 2011.
  • da Costa, RC. Cervical spondylomyelopathy (wobbler syndrome). In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 5th Ed, p. 232-233, 2011.
  • da Costa, RC. Ataxia, Paresis and Paralysis. In: Ettinger SJ; Feldman EC. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 7th Ed. Elsevier, 2010, p. 222-225.
  • da Costa, RC. Tumors of the Nervous System. In: Daleck, CR; Rodaski, S. de Nardi, A. Canine and feline oncology. Manole: São Paulo, 2009, 431-455. (In Portuguese).
  • da Costa, RC. Peripheral nerve sheath tumor. In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 4th Ed, 2007, p. 972.
  • da Costa, RC. Wobbler syndrome (cervical spondylomyelopathy). In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 4th Ed, 2007, p. 1442-1443.

Edited Journal

  • da Costa, RC (Guest Editor). Spinal Diseases. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice. 40 (5) 2010.

Scientific Articles

  • Ciepluch M, da Costa RC, Russell D. "Imaging Diagnosis – An atypical case of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis". Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 2013 (published online Nov 25, 2013).
  • Foss K, da Costa RC, Rajala-Schultz PJ, Allen MJ,. Force plate gait analysis in Doberman pinchers with and without cervical spondylomyelopathy. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 27(1) 106-111, 2013.
  • Foss K, da Costa RC, Moore S. Three-dimensional kinematic gait analysis of Doberman pinschers with and without cervical spondylomyelopathy. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 27(1) 112-119, 2013.
  • De Decker SD, da Costa RC, Volk HA, Van Ham L. Current insights and controversies in the pathogenesis and diagnosis of disc-associated cervical spondylomyelopathy in dogs. Veterinary Record, 171 (21): 531-537, 2012.
  • Martin-Vaquero P, da Costa RC, Wok KE, Premanandan C, Oglesbee MJ. MRI features of gliomatosis cerebri in a dog. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 53(2):189-192, 2012.
  • James MK, da Costa RC, Fauber A, Peregrine A, McEwen B, Parent JM, Bergman R. Clinical and MRI Findings in three dogs with polycystic meningiomas. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 48(5):331-338, 2012.
  • da Costa RC, Johnson JA. Intervertebral and intravertebral ratios in Doberman pinscher dogs with cervical spondylomyelopathy. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 53(5):518-523, 2012.
  • Martin-Vaquero P, da Costa RC, Echandi RL, Sammet CL, Knopp MV, Sammet S. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the canine brain at 3.0T and 7.0T. Research in Veterinary Science. 93(1):427-429, 2012.
  • da Costa RC, Echandi R, Beauchamp D. Computed tomography myelographic findings in dogs with cervical spondylomyelopathy. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 53(1):64-70, 2012.
  • Martin-Vaquero P, da Costa RC, Simmons JK, Beamer GL, Jaderlund KD, Oglesbee MJ. A novel leukoencephalomyelopathy in Border terrier puppies. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 26(2) 402-406, 2012.
  • Foss K, da Costa RC, Wolk K, Stromberg P, Guo LT, Shelton GD. Multisystem Cranial Polyneuritis and Ganglionitis in a Dog. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 25(5) 1161-1165, 2011
  • Johnson JA, da Costa RC, Bhattacharya S, Goel V, Allen MJ. Kinematic motion patterns of the cranial and caudal canine cervical spine. Veterinary Surgery, 40(6):720-7, 2011.
  • Martin-Vaquero P, da Costa RC, Echandi RL, Tosti CL, Knopp MV, Sammet S. Time-of-Flight Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Canine Brain at 3.0 Tesla and 7.0 Tesla. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 72(3):350-,6, 2011.
  • da Costa RC, Dobson H, Parent JM. Incidence of and risk factors for seizures after myelography performed with iohexol in dogs: 503 cases. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 238 (10), 1296-1300, 2011.
  • Martin-Vaquero P, da Costa RC, Daniels JB. Presumptive meningoencephalitis secondary to extension of otitis media/interna caused by Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 13(8):606-9, 2011.
  • Martin-Vaquero P, da Costa RC, Echandi RL, Tosti CL, Knopp MV, Sammet S. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Canine Brain at 3.0 Tesla and 7.0 Tesla. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 52(1):25-3, 2011.
  • Beauchamp DJ, da Costa RC, Premanandan C, Burns CG, Cui J, Daniels JB. Mycoplasma felis-associated meningoencephalomyelitis in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 13(2):139-43, 2011.
  • da Costa RC, Moore SA. Differential diagnosis of Spinal diseases. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice. 40 (5), 755-763, 2010.
  • da Costa RC, Samii V. Advanced Imaging of the Spine in Small Animals. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice. 40 (5), 765-790, 2010.
  • da Costa RC. Cervical Spondylomyelopathy (Wobbler syndrome). Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice. 40 (5), 881-913, 2010.
  • Martin-Vaquero P, da Costa RC, Aeffner F, Oglesbee MJ, Echandi RL. Imaging Diagnosis – Hemorrhagic Meningioma. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 51 (2), 165-167, 2010.
  • Johnson J, da Costa RC, Allen MJ. Micromorphometry and Cellular Characteristics of the Canine Cervical Intervertebral Discs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 24(6):1343-9, 2010.
  • da Costa RC, Parent JM, Poma R, de Lahunta A. Multisystem axonopathy and neuronopathy in Golden Retriever dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 23(4):935-9, 2009.
  • da Costa, RC; Parent, J; Holmberg, DL; Sinclair, D; Monteith, G. Outcome of medical and surgical treatment in dogs with cervical spondylomyelopathy – 104 cases. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, v. 233, n. 8, 2008.
  • da Costa, RC; Parent, J; Dobson, H; Ruotsalo, K; Holmberg, DL; Duque, MC; Poma, R. Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis of peripheral nerve sheath tumors in 4 dogs. Canadian Veterinary Journal, v. 49, p. 77-81, 2008.
  • Poma, R; Chambers, H; da Costa, RC; Konyer, NB; Nykamp, S; Dobson, H; Milgran, NW. MRI measurement of the canine auditory pathways and relationship with brainstem auditory evoked responses. VCOT – Veterinary and Comparative Orthoapedics and Traumatology, v. 21, p. 238-242, 2008.
  • Ruotsalo, K; Poma, R; da Costa, RC; Bienzle, D. Evaluation of the ADVIA 120 for analysis of the canine cerebrospinal fluid. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, v. 37, p. 242-248, 2008.
  • da Costa, RC; Parent, J. One-year clinical and magnetic resonance imaging follow-up of Doberman pinscher dogs with cervical spondylomyelopathy treated medically or surgically. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, v. 231, p. 243-250, 2007.
  • da Costa, RC; Parent, J; Dobson, H; Holmberg, DL; Partlow, G. Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging and myelography in the diagnosis of cervical spondylomyelopathy in Doberman pinscher dogs - 18 cases. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, v. 47, n. 6 p. 523-531, 2006.
  • da Costa, RC; Parent, J; Partlow, G; Dobson, H; Holmberg, DL; LaMarre, J. Morphologic and morphometric magnetic resonance imaging features of Doberman pinscher dogs with and without clinical signs of cervical spondylomyelopathy. American Journal of Veterinary Research, v. 67, n. 9, p. 1601-1612, 2006.
  • da Costa, RC; Poma, R; Parent, J; Partlow, G; Monteith, G. Correlation of motor evoked potentials with magnetic resonance imaging and neurological findings in Doberman pinscher dogs with and without clinical signs of cervical spondylomyelopathy. American Journal of Veterinary Research, v. 67, n. 9, p. 1613-1620, 2006.
  • da Costa, RC; Pippi, NL; Graça, DL; Fialho, SAG; Alves, AS.; Groff, ACM; Rezler, U. The effects of free fat graft or cellulose membrane implant on laminectomy membrane formation in dogs. The Veterinary Journal (England), v. 171, n. 3, p. 491-499, 2006. Editorial on the manuscript. Vet J, v.172, n.1, p.1-2.
  • Duque, MC; Parent, J; Brisson, B; da Costa, RC; Poma, R. Intracranial arachnoid cysts: are they clinically significant? Journal of veterinary internal medicine, v. 19, n. 5, p. 772-774, 2005.
  • da Costa, RC; Parent, J; Poma, R; Duque, MC. Cervical syringohydromyelia secondary to a brainstem tumor in a dog. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, v. 225, p. 1061-1064, 2004.