Inclusion criteria update for the rat intraluminal ischaemic model for preclinical studies

@inproceedings{FernndezSusavila2017InclusionCU,
  title={Inclusion criteria update for the rat intraluminal ischaemic model for preclinical studies},
  author={H{\'e}ctor Fern{\'a}ndez-Susavila and Ram{\'o}n Iglesias-Rey and Antonio Dopico-L{\'o}pez and Mar{\'i}a P{\'e}rez-Mato and Tom{\'a}s Sobrino and Jose {\'A}. Garc{\'i}a del Castillo and Francisco Campos},
  booktitle={Disease models & mechanisms},
  year={2017}
}
Proper occlusion of the medial cerebral artery, as determined by laser Doppler monitoring, during cerebral ischaemia in rat models is an important inclusion criterion in experimental studies. However, successful occlusion of the artery does not always guarantee a reproducible infarct volume, which is crucial for validating the efficacy of new protective… CONTINUE READING