Animal Models of Stroke

Animal models of stroke are procedures undertaken in animals (including non-human primates) intending to provoke pathophysiological states that are similar to those of human stroke to study basic processes or potential therapeutic interventions in this disease. Aim is the extension of the knowledge on and/or the improvement of medical treatment of human stroke.

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Animal Models Of Stroke - Ethical Considerations
... Stroke models are carried out on animals which inevitably suffer during the procedure ... social stress during single or multiple animal caging (depending on the species), transport, animal handling, food deprivation, pain after surgical procedures, neurological disabilities etc ... following arguments can be produced to give reason for the conduction of animal experiments in stroke research Stroke is very frequent in humans ...

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