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Irene Espadas Santiuste


Department: Neurology

Irene graduated from Madrid in June 2009.

She has since worked in Universities including University College Dublin, the University of Glasgow and the University of Liverpool. She works part-time with Hospital Veterinario Puchol (Madrid Spain) and joined Pride Veterinary Centre in December 2018.

Her areas of clinical interest lie within neurosurgery, inflammatory brain disease and neurodegenerative disorders.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, outdoor sports and yoga. She also has a ginger cat called Angus.


Espadas, I., Maddox, T.W. and de Vicente, F., 2018. Optimal safe implantation corridors in feline cervical vertebrae (C2–T1): CT study in 16 domestic shorthair cats. Journal of feline medicine and surgery, p.1098612X18757592.

Espadas, I., Ricci, E., McConnell, F. and Sanchez-Masian, D., 2017. MRI, CT and histopathological findings in a cat with hypovitaminosis A. Veterinary Record Case Reports, 5(3), p.e000467.

Espadas, I., Chai, O., Lindley, S. and Wessmann, A., 2015. Caudal lumbar disc disease presenting as ‘praying position’-like posture and gait. Veterinary Record Case Reports, 3(1), p.e000139.

Calvo, I., Espadas, I., Hammond, G. and Pratschke, K., 2014. Epineurial repair of an iatrogenic facial nerve neurotmesis after total ear canal ablation and lateral bulla osteotomy in a dog with concurrent cranio-mandibular osteopathy. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 85(1), pp.01-04.

Reed, N., Espadas, I., Lalor, S.M. and Kisielewicz, C., 2014. Assessment of five formulae to predict post-transfusion packed cell volume in cats. Journal of feline medicine and surgery, 16(8), pp.651-656.

Niimura del Barrio, M.C., Espadas, I. and Hughes, J.M.L., 2015. Breakage of two silicone endotracheal tubes during extubation. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 56(8), pp.530-532.


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