Original French edition published by Editions Lavoisier, Cachan, 2012
2014, XVIII, 181 p. 151 illus., 136 illus. in color.
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Short introductions to descriptive and functional neuroanatomy
Numerous step-by-step tutorials
The methods are described in accordance with the current international welfare guidance’s
Stereotaxic neurosurgery in rodents is used by a variety of people working at research laboratories (research staff, technicians, students at animal facilities...). The present handbook presents all the steps necessary to complete a stereotaxic neurosurgery protocol in accordance with current animal welfare guidelines. This book will guide surgeons step by step, from anesthesia to the post-surgery recovery procedures, including asepsis of the surgical tools and surgical zone, analgesia, correctly identifying the reference points on the skull and brain targets, etc. In keeping with the current international trends, the authors above all focus on the following points: the consideration of pain and how to best treat it depending on the type of surgery; and ensuring asepsis. This book will serve as an important reference work and valuable guidebook for the scientific community.
Regulatory and Ethical Considerations.- Elements of Descriptive Neuroanatomy.- Elements of Functional Neuroanatomy: The Major Neurotransmitter Systems.- Stereotaxic Approach of a Target Structure.- Preparation of the Stereotaxic Surgical Procedure.- Post-mortem examination of animals.