Thoracic massage permits use of echocardiography in unanesthetized rats.All Scholarly Works
Document TypeArticle, Peer-reviewed
AbstractPURPOSE: The objective of the study reported here was to investigate whether massage-like stroking of the thorax and cranial portion of the abdomen might relax unanesthetized rats sufficiently to permit in vivo echocardiography. METHODS: Nine-month-old sp
Citation InformationComp Med 2003 Jun;53(3):288-92.