Ovariectomy/orchidectomy in rodents

Methods Mol Biol. 2012;816:545-51. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-415-5_34.

Abstract

This chapter describes the surgical procedures for ovariectomy and orchidectomy in mice and rats. In -addition to providing technical details of the surgical techniques, details of anaesthesia and perioperative care are also included.

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesia
  • Anesthetics / therapeutic use
  • Animals
  • Female
  • Male
  • Mice
  • Orchiectomy / instrumentation
  • Orchiectomy / methods*
  • Ovariectomy / instrumentation
  • Ovariectomy / methods*
  • Ovary / surgery*
  • Perioperative Care
  • Postoperative Care
  • Rats
  • Testis / surgery*

Substances

  • Anesthetics