KOKEN Rat Model
Experiment techniques training model. When various experimental procedures are conducted using laboratory animals, it is important to restrain the animal properly and to develop techniques that will meet the necessary experimental objectives. The beginner can learn the techniques of proper holding, perioral feeding, tail vein injection and blood collection, and endotracheal intubations. Characteristics: Pharynx, larynx, trachea, stomach, and tail vein are anatomically correct and replicated inside the model of the rat. To achieve a texture similar to that of a live rat, original silicone and soft vinyl chloride are used. When placed in position, the posture is the same as that of a live rat. Dosage in the stomach can be confirmed because part of the abdomen is transparent. Insertion of a needle into the tail vein can be confirmed by the reflux of the imitation blood. Techniques: Retention, Perioral dosage, Tail intravenous dosage and blood collection, endotracheal intubation.