Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection in Swine

Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection in Swine

Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection in Swine Introduction Retrieval of CSF from the spinal cord and epidural administration of pharmacologic agents may be necessary for some experimental procedures. Epidural administration of analgesics, such as morphine, may be desirable...
Nonsurgical Vascular Catheterization Techniques in Swine

Nonsurgical Vascular Catheterization Techniques in Swine

Introduction Collection of blood and intravascular administration of test substances is one of the most common procedures required in preclinical trials of therapeutic agents. Comprehensive descriptions of the various IV sites and the surgical approaches for chronic...
Anesthesia and Analgesia in Swine

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Swine

Introduction Anesthesia and analgesia is frequently required for swine in research due to the nature of the invasive procedures that are performed. Their use as preclinical models (translational research) frequently involves surgical implantation of devices, major...