Porcine model for the development of interventional techniques in the gallbladder

K. L. Sullivan, T. R. Gadacz, S. E. Mitchell, J. H. Anderson, C. Wunderlich, R. I. White

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Abstract

A technique that permits repeated access to the porcine gallbladder through a surgically placed 18 French latex catheter is described and experience with this system in 22 swine is discussed. This porcine gallbladder model produces a reliable and reproducible means for studying clinically applicable interventional procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)754-757
Number of pages4
JournalInvestigative radiology
Volume24
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1989

Keywords

  • Animal model
  • Bile ducts
  • Cholecystostomy
  • Gallbladder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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