Thermographic evaluation of rats with complete sciatic nerve transection.

@article{Gerow1990ThermographicEO,
  title={Thermographic evaluation of rats with complete sciatic nerve transection.},
  author={G Gerow and M Callton and James J Meyer and J J Demchak and Jadwiga Christiansen},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  year={1990},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={257-61}
}
Although numerous clinical thermographic studies are available, few basic science studies using thermography have been performed. As such, evidence suggesting the diagnostic use of thermography is often mired in the complexity of human ailments. This study thermographically evaluated the hind paws of rats. Rats acted as their own controls using the contralateral side as reference. Rats were separated into two groups: sham operated rats and rats with complete sciatic nerve transection. Rats that… CONTINUE READING

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