Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures

Introduction

Swine have been one of the primary animal models for preclinical testing of catheter introduced devices into the cardiovascular system. This publication reviews the models and technical procedures that are commonly employed in these techniques and is complementary to other publications on this website.

Authors

M. Michael Swindle, DVM, Professor and Chairman, Department of Comparative Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425

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