Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection in Swine

Cerebrospinal Fluid Collection in Swine


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 for pre-emptive analgesia for surgical procedures caudal to the thorax.


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

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