SWINE in the Laboratory
Surgery, Anesthesia, Imaging, and Experimental Techniques,
* Publisher: --
* Edition: 2nd., 2007
* Language: English
* ISBN: 978-0849392788
To diminish the learning curve associated with using swine as models, Swine in the Laboratory: Surgery , Anesthesia, Imaging, and Experimental Techniques, Second Edition provides practical technical information for the use of swine in biomedical research. The book focuses on models produced by surgical and other invasive procedures, supplying the basic principles for performing experiments with an organ or system of interest.
New to the Second Edition
Updated sections on anesthesia and perioperative care, including practical information for more complex models
Expansion of anatomic and physiologic details
Additional detail in the endoscopy section
Chapters on toxicology and radiobiology
Chapters that include angiographic, echocardiographic, CT, MRI, and PET imaging techniques with a corresponding DVD of the images
More tables of normal values on the most commonly used minipigs and domestic breeds
Beneficial for investigators, veterinarians, and technicians using swine for experimental and agricultural procedures, Swine in the Laboratory is certain to foster the appropriate, humane use of swine in biomedical research.