Elizabeth A Riedesel

DVM, Diplomate ACVR
Education & Certifications  

DVM: Iowa State University

Radiology Residency: University of California

B.S. : Zoology, Iowa State University


VCS 448: Radiologic Interpretation

VCS 460: Clinical Radiology

BMS 331: Principles of Morphology II

VCS 481X: Equine Dentistry


Previously Taught Classes


VCS 470: Clinical Radiology Elective

VCS 443: Equine Lameness

VCS 391: Radiology

VCS 640: Advanced Radiology

BMS/V An 421: Special and Applied Anatomy of the Horse

Vet Med 300: Veterinary Medicine Orientation

Vet Med 320: Animal Systems II

VDPAM 450: Disturbances of Reproduction

Research Focus & Interests  

Diagnostic Imaging - Radiography, Ultrasound, Advanced Imaging (Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance)

Honors & Awards  

SCAVMA Clinical Science Teaching Award

Waknose Fellow


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology

International Veterinary Radiology Association

ACVR Veterinary Ultrasound Society


ACVR Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Society

American Veterinary Medical Association

Radiological Society of North America

Phi Zeta

Omega Tau Sigma (Kappa Chapter Advisor 2002-2003)

Selected Publications  

Claude AK, Riedesel DH, Riedesel EA. Electrocardiography-guided and retrospective analysis of central venous catheter placement in the dog. (p 97-105) Published Online: Feb 5, 2010 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2009.00520.x

Parkes JD, Kline KL, Riedesel EA, Haynes, JS. A vascualr hamartoma arising from the cervical spine of a cat. J Feline Med Surg.; 11(8): 724-7. 2009

Wong DM, Sponseller BA, Riedesel EA, Couetil L, Kersh K. The use of intraluminal stents for tracheal collapse in two horses: case management and long term treatment. EquineVeterinaryEducation 20(2): 80-90, 2008

Crandell JM and Ware WA. Cardiac Toxicity from Phenylpropanolamine Overdose in a Dog. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 41:413-420, 2005. [Riedesel E, Acknowledged for contribution of radiographic and ultrasonographic interpretation.]

Gordon WJ, Conzemius MG, Riedesel E, Besancon MF, Evans R, Wilke V, Ritter MJ. The relationship between limb function and radiographic osteoarthrosis in dogs with stifle osteoarthrosis. Vet Surg.; 32(5): 451-4. 2003

Nelson L, Riedesel E, Ware WA, Christensen WF. Echocardiographic and radiographic changes associated with systemic hypertension in cats. J Vet Intern Med 16(4): 418-25, 2002

Swainson SW, Conzemius MG, Riedesel EA, Smith GK, Riley CB.  Effect of puplic symphysiodesis on pelvic development in the skeletally immature greyhound. Vet Surg 29(2): 178-90, 2000

Brauer TS, Booth TS, Riedesel E. Physeal growth retardation leads to correction of intracarpal angular deviations as well as physeal valgus deformity. Equine Vet J 31(3): 193-6, 1999

Miles KG, Sonea I, Jackson LL, Riedesel EA, Riedesel DH, Jacobson CD. Ultrasonographic detection and inhalation anesthesia in the gray short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica). Lab Anim Sci 47(3): 280-282, 1997

Miles KG, Sonea I, Riedesal EA, Jacobson CD. Ultrasound Pregnancy Detection in the Brazilian Opossum. Abstract for 1995 Annual Mtg, American College of Veterinary Radiology. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 36(4): 356, 1995

Matros L, Riedesel EA, Myers R. Silicate pneumoconiosis in a dog: Case report and current concepts of pathogenesis. JAAHA 30: 375-381, 1994

O'Brien SE, Riedesel EA, Myers RK, Riedesel. Right to left patent ductus arteriosus with dysplastic left heart in a dog. JAVMA 192: 1435-1438, May 1998

O'Brien SE and Riedesel EA. Ostepetrosis in an adult dog. JAAHA 23: 213-216. March/April 1987

Wilson DG and Riedesel EA. Nonsurgical management of ulnar fractures in the horse, a retrospective study of 43 cases. Veterinary surgery 14(4): 283-286, 1985

Rigg DL and Riedesel EA. Circumaortic ligation of the cisterna chyli. Vet Radiology 26(2): 70-72, 1985

Foss RR, Genetzky RM, Riedesel EA, and Grahm CG. Cervical intervertebral dis protrusion in two horses. Can Vet J 24: 188-191, 1983

Rigg DL, Zenoble RD, and Riedesel EA. Neouroreterostomy and pheylpropanolamine therapy for incontinence due to ectopic ureter in a dog. JAAHA 19(2): 237-241, March/April 1983

Landers EA and Mitten RW. Intrahepatic arteriovenous fistula with portosystemic communications: A case report. JAVRS 19(3): 70-74, 1978

Landers E and Wagner WC. Adrenalectomy and pituitary LH in the oophorectomized suckled rat. Actas Endocrinol Copenh. 77(3): 498-501, Nov. 1974.


Non-Refereed Publications


Riedesel, EA. The Phalanges & The Small Bowel - 2 chapters in Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, Thrall editor, WB Saunders 5th edition, 2007.

Riedesel, EA. The Phalanges & The Small Bowel - 2 chapters in Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, Thrall editor, WB Saunders 4th edition, 2002.

McNeel, SV & Riedesel, EA. The Phalanges & The Small Bowel - 2 chapters in Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, Thrall editor, WB Saunders 3rd edition, 1998.

Riedesel, EA. Radiation Exposure in the Veterinary Workplace. Proceedings for the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians. p 489-495, 1998

Riedesel, EA. Jan., 1994 - Radiographic Interpretation of the Equine Lower Limb. Proceedings of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association 112th Annual Meeting. p 269-278.

Riedesel, EA. - 1993 - Radiation Safety and the Veterinary Student - for Veterinary Student Manual distributed by student services to incoming Veterinary Classes.

Riedesel, EA. Radiation Safety concerns in Veterinary Practice - Proceedings for the Veterinary Medicine Symposium held in conjunction with ISU Alumni Days, June 1993.

Riedesel, EA. What's Your Diagnosis? Iowa State University Veterinarian: Biannual contribution 1993-2001.