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A simple pneumatic cuff for occlusion of small arteries in dogs, pigs and sheep

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A description is given of a pneumatic arterial occlusion device which is simple to make and easy to install, and which permits reliable determination of zero flow for calibration of implanted flowmeters.

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Jageneau, A.H.M., Schaper, W.K.A. & Rens, W. A simple pneumatic cuff for occlusion of small arteries in dogs, pigs and sheep. Pflugers Arch. 310, 182–184 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00586774

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Key-Words

  • Pneumatic Occluder Cuff
  • Arterial Occlusion
  • Coronary Blood Flow
  • Implanted Flowmeter Calibration