Bilateral common carotid artery ligation in sheep. Could these animals be used as human models for vascular and cerebral research?
|Year of publication||2017|
|Type||Article in Periodical|
|Magazine / Source||Acta Veterinaria Beograd|
|MU Faculty or unit|
|Field||Surgery incl. transplantology|
|Keywords||bilateral common carotid artery ligation (BCCAL); circle of Willis; common carotid artery; sheep|
|Description||Experimental animals are still used in today’s medicine to understand better physiological or pathological processes, or to develop, for example better vascular prostheses without harming humans. For that reason, these animals must show some similarities with humans, from the anatomical to the physiological point of view.|