Rat surgical procedures - kidney and pancreatic transplantation
Posted by: admin | July 29, 2009 | 0 Comments
Rodent surgical models are becoming more intricate as rodent appropriate instrumentation and equipment is becoming available. Furthermore, investigators are including detailed descriptions of mouse and rat surgical procedures within their publications. Reviews of specific surgical mouse and rat procedures are also becoming available. This information is invaluable so groups can learn from each other instead of developing their own surgical models from the beginning thereby reducing the number of mice and rats. This also leads to standardization of surgical procedures allowing easier comparison of data between studies. One group willing to share their surgical experience, Marevossian and others, reviews pancreas and kidney transplantation in the rat in the recent issue of the European Surgery Research Journal.
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of Simultaneous Pancreas/Kidney Transplantation in the Rat: Clinical Experience
and Review of the Literature
Matevossian E, Doll D, Sinicina I, Kern H, Bald
C, Nährig J, Stangl M, Thorban S, Hüser N. Eur Surg Res 2009;43:245-251.