Accession Number:

AD0775870

Title:

A Modified Method of Implanting Monopolar Cortical Electrodes in Large Laboratory Animals

Descriptive Note:

Medical research progress rept. no. 11

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB GROTON CT

Report Date:

1973-08-30

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

A simple yet reliable method for implanting rats with durable monopolar cortical electrodes, using miniature self-tapping screws, was recently reported. The paper describes the details of modifications in that method to adapt its use to larger laboratory animals. Four adult cats were implanted using the modified technique and evaluation of their records demonstrated highly consistent VERs over extended periods of time, and direct comparison with conventional wire electrodes revealed no essential differences.

Subject Categories:

  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE