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Campbell, Nigel

Negel campbell

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology


Dr. Campbell graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London, England. After a year in mixed animal practice he began an internship in Equine Medicine and Surgery at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, England. Following the internship he worked for a year in equine practice. He then undertook a residency in Equine Internal Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University (NCSU-CVM). After the residency he started a PhD in physiology under the guidance of Dr. Anthony Blikslager. Having successfully completed his PhD, Dr. Campbell accepted the position of Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology and then Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at NCSU-CVM. Dr. Campbell is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal) and the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists.

Clinical and Research Interests:

My clinical interests include all aspects of veterinary anesthesia, particularly anesthesia of the critical patient and analgesia, both of small and large animals. I am mainly involved in collaborative research projects giving me access to many different species and techniques. Recent areas of investigation include the role of NSAIDs and lidocaine in the healing of ischemic injured equine jejunum and a sheep model for treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Selected Publications:

Carter JE, Campbell NB, Posner LP, Swanson C.  The Hemodynamic Effects of Medetomidine
Continuous Rate Infusions in the Dog.  Veterinary Anesthesia Analgesia. 2010. 37(3);197-206.

Cook VL, Jones Shults J, McDowell M, Campbell NB, Davis JL, Blikslager AT. Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Systemically Administered Lidocaine in Ischemic-Injured Jejunum in Horses. Am J Vet Res. 2009;70:1259-1268.

Cook VL, Jones Shults J, McDowell M, Campbell NB, Davis JL, Blikslager AT. Attenuation of ischaemic injury in the equine jejunum by administration of systemic lidocaine. Equine Vet J 2008;40:353-357.

Kiser AC, Nifong LW, Raman J, Kasirajan V, Campbell NB, Chitwood WR Jr. Evaluation of a novel epicardial atrial fibrillation treatment system. Ann Thorac Surg 2008;85:300-3

Bolotin G, Buckner GD, Campbell NB, Kocherginsky M, Raman J, Jeevanandam V, Maessen JG. Tissue-disruptive forces during median sternotomy. Heart Surg Forum 2007;10:487-92.

Little D, Brown SA, Campbell NB, Moeser AJ, Davis JL, Blikslager AT. Effects of the cyclooxygenase inhibitor meloxicam on recovery of ischemia-injured equine jejunum. Am J Vet Res 2007;68:614-24.

Bolotin G, Buckner GD, Jardine NJ, Kiefer AJ, Campbell NB, Kocherginsky M, Raman J, Jeevanandam V. A novel instrumented retractor to monitor tissue-disruptive forces during lateral thoracotomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007;133:949-54.

Davis JL, Papich MG, Morton AJ, Gayle J, Blikslager AT and Campbell NB. Pharmacokinetics of etodolac in the horse following oral and intravenous administration. J Vet Pharmacol Ther 2007;30:43-8.

Gardner SY, Cook AG, Jortner BS, Troan BV, Sharp NJH, Campbell NB and Brownie CF. Stringhalt associated with a pasture infested with Hypochoeris radicata. Eqiune vet Educ 2005;17:118-122.

Morton AJ, Campbell NB, Gayle JM, Redding WR, Blikslager AT. Preferential and non-selective cyclooxygenase inhibitors reduce inflammation during lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation. Res Vet Sci 2005;78:189-192.

Campbell NB, Shifflett DE, Ruaux CG, Steiner JM, Williams DA, Blikslager AT. Physiologic concentrations of bile salts inhibit recovery of ischemic-injured porcine ileum. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2004;287:G399-407.

Campbell NB, Blikslager AT and Jones SL. The effects of cyclooxygenase inhibitors on bile-injured and normal equine colon. Equine Vet J 2002; 34:493-498.

Blikslager AT, Zimmel DN, Young KM, Campbell NB, Little D and Argenzio RA. Recovery of ischaemic-injured porcine ileum: evidence for a contributory role of COX-1 and COX-2. Gut 2002; 50:615-623.

Latimer FG, Colitz CM, Campbell NB and Papich MG. Pharmacokinetics of fluconazole following intravenous and oral administration and body fluid concentrations of fluconazole following repeated oral dosing in horses. Am J Vet Res 2001; 62:1606-1611.

Jones SL, Zimmel DN, Tate LP, Campbell NB and Redding WR, Carlson GP. Dysphagia caused by squamous cell carcinoma in 2 horses. Comp Contin Educ Pract Vet 2001; 23:1020-1024.

Davis JL, Ramirez S, Campbell NB and Jones SL. Acute and chronic mineral oil pneumonitis in 2 horses. Eq Vet Educ 2001; 13:230-234.

Campbell NB, Blikslager AT. The role of cyclooxygenase inhibitors in repair of ischemic-injured jejunal mucosa in the horse. Equine Vet J Suppl 2000;32:59-64.