Mouse surgical models in cardiovascular research.

@article{Tarnavski2009MouseSM,
  title={Mouse surgical models in cardiovascular research.},
  author={Oleg Tarnavski},
  journal={Methods in molecular biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={573},
  pages={115-37}
}
Mouse models that mimic human diseases are important tools for investigating underlying mechanisms in many disease states. Although the demand for these models is high, there are few schools or courses available for surgeons to obtain the necessary skills. Researchers are usually exposed to brief descriptions of the procedures in scientific journals, which they then attempt to reproduce by trial and error. This often leads to a number of mistakes and unnecessary loss of animals. This chapter… CONTINUE READING

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