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Thoracic massage permits use of echocardiography in unanesthetized rats.
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  • Mara Slawsky, MD, Baystate Health
Document Type
Article, Peer-reviewed
Publication Date
6-1-2003
Abstract
PURPOSE: 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
Publication ISSN
1532-0820
Citation Information
Comp Med 2003 Jun;53(3):288-92.