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

Authors

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

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