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The use of a biopsy punch in surgical preparation of drug self-administering animals.

Authors
  • Reynolds, F A
  • Duvauchelle, C L
  • Kornetsky, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1994
Volume
49
Issue
1
Pages
233–234
Identifiers
PMID: 7816880
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This report describes a simple surgical method of exiting an implanted intravenous catheter through the skin via a nonsutured site. The preparation, which makes use of a biopsy punch, avoids placing the catheter exiting point through the incision used for subcutaneously fixing the catheter platform on the back of the animal.

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