Rabbit as a distraction model—pitfalls


The principles of distraction osteogenesis have been successfully applied to the craniofacial skeleton of different animals. The rabbit, in particular, has been evaluated as a model by enumerable authors. To our knowledge, however, none of the studies either report the causes of premature euthanization or the pitfalls leading to the untimely death of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00238-010-0395-7


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