Swine in the Laboratory

Swine in the Laboratory

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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.We also hold annual training classes for swine users which have involved discussion and demonstration of many models and surgical techniques that have not yet ... The purpose of the book is to provide a practical technical guide for the use of swine in biomedical research. ... There are new chapters on toxicology and radiobiology that were not included in the previous edition. ... Professor Svendsen is recognized as one of the leading authorities on the use of minipigs in toxicology.

Title:Swine in the Laboratory
Author:M. Michael Swindle
Publisher:CRC Press - 2007-03-22


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