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Inga-Catalina Cruz Benedetti

Professeure adjointe

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire - Département de sciences cliniques

Pavillon 1500, av. des Vétérinaires, local 2470

Autre numéro : 514 343-6111 #54249 (Travail 1)



  • 2018 — Diplomate de l'ECVAA — —
  • 2015 — Résidence en anesthésie et analgésie — — Vetagro-Sup
  • 2016 — M.Sc. en régulations cardiovasculaires, métaboliques et nutritionnelles — — Université Claude Bernard
  • 2011 — Internat en médecine et chirurgie des équidés — — Vetagro-Sup
  • 2010 — D.M.V. — — Freie Universität Berlin

Affiliations et responsabilités


Projets de recherche

2023 - 2025

The pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of Vatinoxan in rabbits

Chercheur principal : Inga-Catalina Cruz Benedetti
Co-chercheurs : Francis Beaudry
Sources de financement : American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Foundation
Programmes de subvention :
2022 - 2024

Pharmacokinetics of bupivacaine 0.25% and 0.5% after ultrasound-guided transverse abdominal plane block in rabbits undergoing ovariohysterectomy

Chercheur principal : Inga-Catalina Cruz Benedetti
Sources de financement : AEMV/Association of exotic mammal veterinarians
Programmes de subvention :


Publications et communications



  1. Robinson, AR, Cruz Benedetti, I-C, & Pang, DS (2024). Multiple medication errors in the perianesthetic emergency management of a horse. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 51(1), 107-109.
  2. Mattaliano, G, Heberlein, M, Cruz Benedetti, I-C. (2023) Unanticipated hyperkalaemia and associated perioperative complications in three captive grey wolves (Canis lupus) undergoing general anaesthesia. Veterinary Record Case Reports, 11:e597.
  3. Rufiange, M., Ruel, H. L., Monteiro, B. P., Watanabe, R., Cruz Benedetti, I. C., Benito, J., & Steagall, P. V. (2022). A randomized, prospective, masked clinical trial comparing an opioid-free vs. opioid-sparing anesthetic technique in adult cats undergoing ovariohysterectomy. Frontiers in Veterinary Science9, 1751.
  4. Hart, J., Dupré, G., Gumpenberger, M., Ludewig, E., & Cruz Benedetti, I. C. (2022). Diagnosis and treatment of a low‐grade tracheal B‐cell lymphoma and associated complications in a mixed breed cat. Veterinary Record Case Reports, 10(1), e234.
  5. Francois I, Lepage OM, Carpenter E, Desjardins I, De Guio C, Cruz Benedetti I-C, Maddens S, Saulnier N, Grant B. (2021)  Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation into the spinal cord of healthy adult horses undergoing cervical ventral interbody fusion. Veterinary Surgery. 1-10.
  6. Cruz Benedetti et al. (2018) Pharmacokinetics of Intramuscular Alfaxalone and Its Echocardiographic, Cardiopulmonary and Sedative Effects in Healthy Dogs. Plos One. https://doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0204553.
  7. Cruz Benedetti et al. (2017) Inadvertent Activation of a PEEP Valve Leading to Potentially Severe Cardiopulmonary Complications in a Horse. Veterinary Record Case Reports. https://doi:10.1136/vetreccr-2016-000389.
  8. Cruz Benedetti et al. (2017) Comparison of the Effects of an Intravenous Lidocaine Infusion Combined with 1% Isoflurane versus 2% Isoflurane Alone on Selected Cardiovascular Variables and Recovery Characteristics during Equine General Anaesthesia. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. https://doi:10.1111/vaa.12376.
  9. Cruz Benedetti et al. (2017) Anaesthetic Management of a Baringo Giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis Rotschildi) Undergoing Mandibular Fracture Repair on Two Occasions. Veterinary Record Case Reports. https://doi:10.1136/vetreccr-2016-000406.
  10. Cruz Benedetti, Portier (2016) La mesure de la pression artérielle chez le cheval vigile ou anesthésié. Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Equine – Hors-série diagnostic et examens complémentaires- Vol 9.
  11. Conde Ruiz, Cruz Benedetti et al. (2015) Effect of Pre- and Postoperative Phenylbutazone and Morphine Administration on the Breathing Response to Skin Incision, Recovery Quality, Behavior, and Cardiorespiratory Variables in Horses Undergoing Fetlock Arthroscopy: A Pilot Study. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 
  12. Cruz Benedetti (2011) Réalisation de l’électrocardiogramme et interprétation. Pratique Vétérinaire Equine 43, 1-2.

Livres et chapitres de livres

  1. Vergneau-Grosset C, Cruz Benedetti IC. Fish Sedation and Anesthesia. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2022 Jan;25(1):13-29. doi: 10.1016/j.cvex.2021.08.001. PMID: 34823688.


Actes de congrès

  1. Watanabe R, Gibert  A, Vigneault A, Cruz Benedetti I-C. "The effect of preanaesthetic oral trazodone on the induction dose of alfaxalone in rabbits: a prospective randomized blinded cross-over study." WCVAA: World Congress of Veterinary Anesthesiology 2023, Sidney, Australie.
  2. Benito J, Garbin M, Gibert A, Juette T, Cruz Benedetti IC. "Pharmacopuncture: Comparison of the effects of dexmedetomidine administered at the GV20 acupoint, subcutaneously on the head or intramuscularly in laboratory rabbits".  AVA Autumn Meeting 2022, Berne, Suisse.
  3. Watanabe RGibert A, Benito J, Garbin M, Kwong G, Desmarchelier M, Cruz Benedetti IC "Evaluation of three doses of oral trazodone and its impact on handling, activity and physiological parameters in rabbits: a prospective randomized blinded cross-over study." AVA Autumn Meeting 2022, Berne, Suisse
  4. Pujol, J, Vergneau-Grosset C, Beaudry F, Vignault A, Cruz Benedetit, I-C. Pharmacokinetics of Methadone via Intravenous, Intramuscular and Subcutaneous Routes in Domestic Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). ExoticsCon 2022. Denver, CO, États-Unis.
  5. Gibert A, Watanabe R, Desmarchelier M, Garbin M. Beaudry F, Cruz Benedetti, I-C. Pharmacokinetics and behavioral effects of a single oral dose of trazodone in rabbits. AVA Spring Meeting 2022, Nafplio, Grèce. 
  6. Summa NM, Jalenques M, Lair S, Raulic J, Cruz Benedetti I-C, Masseau I, Lessart M-P, Vergneau-Grosset. Disseminated blastomycosis in an Adult Female Atlantic Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus). Accepté pour un poster au congrès de l’IAAAM. Conférence virtuelle. 23-26 mai 2021.
  7. Kalogeropoulu SK,Lloyd EJ, Pohlin F, Cruz Benedetti I-C,Thomson S,Bohner J, Redtenbacher I, Painer J. Perioperative and early postoperative pain management in formerly bile-farmed Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus) undergoing open cholecystectomy. 14th ASCM/27th JSZWM conference 2021.
  8. Pohlin F, Cruz Benedetti I-C, Rauch H, Einwaller J, Arnold L, Habe M, Bachl C, Anold W, Stadler G, Painer J. Physiological effects of lateral versus sternal recumbency in captive red deer hinds (Cervus elaphus) anesthetized with tiletamine/zolazepam and medetomidine. Conférence virtuelle de l’EAZWV, juillet 2021.
  9. Cruz Benedetti IC, Peirits T, Dorn M, Vogl C, Braun C "Influence of stepwise increase of intra-abdominal pressure on dynamic lung compliance and its relation to certain body dimensions in dogs." AVA Spring Meeting 2018, St. George's, Grenade.
  10. Cruz Benedetti IC, Conde Ruiz C, Gilbert I, Portier K "Effects of pre- versus post-operative phenylbutazone and morphine administration on recovery quality, behaviour and cardiorespiratory variables in horses undergoing fetlock arthroscopy." AVA Autumn Meeting 2014, Vienne, Autriche.


  1. Benito, J Garbin, M Gibert, A Cruz Benedetti, I-C, "Atipamezole via GV20-acupoint or intramuscularly reversed dexmedetomidine-sedation in laboratory rabbits", WCVAA: World Congress of Veterinary Anesthesiology 2023, Sidney, Australie.
  2. Garbin M, Dominique V, Watanabe R, Summa N, Gagnon D, Cruz Benedetti IC "Perioperative analgesic effects of an ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block with bupivacaine in rabbits undergoing elective ovariohysterectomy: a pilot study." AVA Autumn Meeting 2022, Berne, Suisse.
  3. Cruz Benedetti IC, Nottrott K, Fourel I, Le Bris M, Mongellas E, Portier K "Effects of a lidocaine constant rate infusion and reduced inspired isoflurane fraction on selected cardiovascular variables and recovery in research horses." AVA Autumn Meeting 2013, Moscou, Russie.
  4. Cruz Benedetti IC, Chenet B & Portier K "Anesthetic management of a giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) undergoing mandibular fracture repair." AVA Autumn Meeting 2013, Moscou, Russie.


  • Médecine vétérinaire
  • Anesthésiologie

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