[General intubation anesthesia in primates for experimental otoneurologic surgery].


INTRODUCTION We report our experience in anaesthetic and surgical management of primates (M. fascicularis) in an experimental otoneurosurgical procedure. MATERIAL & METHODS The VIII cranial nerve was bilaterally sectioned in a translabyrinthine approach in 21 adult primates. In 14 animals subsequently, a prototype of auditory brainstem implant was placed… (More)