Air gun impactor – a new device for graded spinal cord injury model in small rodents

W. Marcol, W. Slusarczyk, J. Lewin-Kowalik, M. Gzik, W. Weglarz & T. Wysokinski
Objective: We present a new apparatus that enables a partial and controlled damage of rats’ spinal cord white matter by means of precisely adjusted high pressure air stream, with sparing of meninges. Methods: After anesthesia, a rat was secured on the operation table and the rat’s spine[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]