Surgical Adhesion Models
Rabbit Abdominal Sidewall Adhesion Model
The rabbit abdominal sidewall adhesion model is a reproducible and effective model to study adhesion formation and evaluate materials to prevent adhesions. Moreover, the model is flexible, e.g., laparoscopic procedures can be employed and various methods can be used to induce adhesions.
- Determine the efficacy of new materials to prevent post-operative adhesions
- Compare the efficacy of products approved for the prevention of adhesions with new materials
- Study surgical methods to prevent adhesion formation or identify factors involved in adhesion formation
Histopathology sections showing adhesion of skeletal muscle to colon muscle wall and focal fibrosis in rabbits.