Ancillary Procedures Necessary for Translational Research in Experimental Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

  title={Ancillary Procedures Necessary for Translational Research in Experimental Craniomaxillofacial Surgery},
  author={Mohammed Alrakan and Jaimie T. Shores and Steven Bonawitz and Gabriel F. Santiago and Joani M. Christensen and Gerald T. Grant and Ryan J. Murphy and Ehsan Basafa and Mehran Armand and Pete Otovic and Sue Eller and Gerald Brandacher and Chad R. Gordon},
  journal={The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery},
Introduction Swine are often regarded as having analogous facial skeletons to humans and therefore serve as an ideal animal model for translational investigation. However, there is a dearth of literature describing the pertinent ancillary procedures required for craniomaxillofacial research. With this in mind, our objective was to evaluate all necessary procedures required for perioperative management and animal safety related to experimental craniomaxillofacial surgical procedures such as… 

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