For an up to date list of publications and copies of papers for download, please visit ResearchGate

Some recent peer-reviewed journal articles:

  • Cracknell, J.M., Lawrie, A.M., Yon, L., Hopper, J.S., Martinez Pereira, Y., Smaller, E., Pizzi, R (In Press) Outcomes of conservatively managed coracoid fractures in wild birds in the United Kingdom. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery.
  • Pizzi, R, Cracknell, JM, Kitchener, AC, Broadis, N, Laughlin, D, Officer, K, Martinez Pereira, Y, Hunt, M (2017) Laparoscopic assisted insertion of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt in a rescued Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus) under field conditions in Laos. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, September, In Press.
  • Llano Sanchez, K., Handayani, A.B., Nelson, C.L., Eng, J.W.L., Prameswari, W., Hicks, N., Pizzi, R (2016) Laparoscopic appendectomy to remove a metallic foreign body in a wild Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) undergoing rehabilitation. Journal of Medical Primatology, DOI: 10.1111/jmp.12232
  • Martinez Pereira, Y, Pizzi, R (2012) Echocardiography in the weird and wonderful: tarantulas, turtles, and tigers. Ultrasound, the Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society, 1–7. DOI: 10.1258/ult.2011.011046
  • Pizzi, R, Cracknell, J, David, S, Laughlin, D, Broadis, N, Rouffignac, M, Duong, DV, Girling, S, Hunt, M (2011) Laparoscopic cholecystectomy under field conditions in Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus) rescued from illegal bile farming in Vietnam. Veterinary Record doi:10.1136/vr.d4985
  • Pizzi, R, Girling, Bell, A, Tjolle, A, Devine, C (2011) Laparoscopic assisted cryptorchidectomy in an adult reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Veterinary Medicine International, Article ID 131368, doi: 10.4061/2011/131368 , Open access online at:
  • Pizzi, R, Cracknell, J, Dalrymple, L (2010) Post-mortem evaluation of left flank laparoscopic access in an adult female giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis). Veterinary Medicine International. doi:10.4061/2010/789465 Open access Online:
  • Pizzi, R (2009) Veterinarians and taxonomic chauvinism: the dilemma of parasite conservation. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 18, 4, 279-282.

Book and Chapters

  • Pizzi, R. (2017) Analysis of applications and outcomes of minimally invasive surgical techniques in wildlife. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Pizzi, R (2014) Minimally Invasive Surgery Techniques. In: Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, 8th edition (eds Fowler, M.E., Miller, R.E.)
  • Pizzi, R (2012) Small exotic species endosurgery. In: Clinical manual of Small Animal Endosurgery, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, (eds Hodgson-Moore, A, Ragni, R)