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The Scientific Advisors

The people developing Oxtex expanders

Debra Archer

DebraArcher_resized.jpgProfessor Debra Archer (BVMS, PhD, CertES (Soft Tissue), Dip.ECVS, FHEA, MRCVS) was appointed as Professor of Equine Surgery at the Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital, University of Liverpool in 2013; prior to this she had been Senior Lecturer in Equine Soft Tissue Surgery since 2006. Debbie has a wide range of clinical interests including all aspects of equine soft tissue surgery, including laser surgery, and equine trauma/emergency care. Debbie’s research interests include equine clinical epidemiology, laminitis, microbiota work, wound healing, parasitology, vector borne diseases and socioepidemiology. She acted as lead for the Veterinary Clinic Team at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. She has recently completed a textbook on equine emergencies and is a regular contributor to veterinary articles in the equine press.

Guillaume Chanoit

GP.jpgGuillaume Chanoit is a scientific advisor to Oxtex and is the Principal investigator for the international small animal trials. He graduated from the Veterinary School of Toulouse (France) with a doctorate thesis (DEDV) in 1998. Guillaume completed a period of postgraduate training, including an internship and surgical residency (specialty training) in 2003 at the Veterinary School of Lyon (France). He also gained a Master of Sciences in Microsurgery in 2000. Before moving to Bristol in 2011, where he currently is Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery, he has held academic positions in France at the Veterinary School of Lyon (2003-2005) and in the USA at North Carolina State University (2005-2010). He is currently a member of the examination committee of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and he also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Small Animal Practice. He lectures on various aspects of Veterinary Surgery across Europe and in the USA.

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Tissue expansion is commonly used in human reconstructive surgery to grow extra skin through controlled mechanical overstretch.

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Expaniderm is the first in a new class of implantable soft tissue expanders, offering control, reliability and convenience.

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