Medical Device Implantation in Swine

Medical Device Implantation in Swine

Introduction Medical devices include ones applied topically, implanted devices which have externalized components and devices which are implanted systemically. Such devices may be used in swine clinically, such as the use of analgesic patches. They may also be used as...
Principles of Thoracic Surgery

Principles of Thoracic Surgery

Introduction Many experimental procedures involve thoracotomies because of the common usage of swine in cardiovascular research. The reasons for using swine in these types of studies are the similarities in anatomy and physiology which are shared with humans. Common...