A literature review of cardiopulmonary bypass models for rats.

Abstract

Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has improved a great deal since its first applications in the early 1950s. If improvements are to be continued, a preclinical model of CPB for small animals is desirable, mainly because of convenience of equipment and low costs. We review the different models of CPB for rats that have been designed, discuss their characteristics… (More)

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@article{Ballaux1999ALR, title={A literature review of cardiopulmonary bypass models for rats.}, author={Philippe K E W Ballaux and Terence Gourlay and Chandana Ratnatunga and Kenneth M Taylor}, journal={Perfusion}, year={1999}, volume={14 6}, pages={411-7} }