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Principals of Rodent Surgery

Principals of Rodent Surgery for the New Surgeon is a 10 minute video introduction to ascetic surgical techniques in rodents which provides information on basic surgical skills and techniques necessary for successful rodent surgery.

This resource was developed and sponsored by the Research Models and Services Department, Charles River Inc. Copyright is retained by the Journal of Visualized Experiments. It is published in: Journal of Visualized Experiments (2011) 47, e2586, doi:10.3791/2586.

It is suitable for undergraduates, postgraduates and others who are new to, or have limited experience of surgical techniques in rodents. It should not replace hands-on training within an individual’s institution, but be used as a supplementary educational resource.

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