In vivo evaluation tools
Paw and knee edema
Highly useful tools (plethysmometer & digital caliper) in the measurement of paw and knee edema.
Small animal treadmills used for forced exercise training and accurate testing of fatigue in rodents.
A quick and easy solution based on a simple yet powerful electronic device to determine the mechanical sensitivity threshold in rodents.
An easy way to objectively quantify the muscular strength of rodents.
An analgesimeter specially designed for small animals: a must for osteo-arthritis and pain studies.
Dynamic Weight Bearing
Weight bearing in rodents, also named « incapacitance » test, is well known in nociceptive and analgesia research works, and used for studying osteoarthritis (OA) among others disorders.
The Advanced DWB system offers the possibility of conducting experiments without an operator. It thus reduces the stress on the animal and the need for habituation period. The analysis of 1 animal will take 5 minutes.
With exclusive features, the Advanced DWB opens the way to improved generation of instruments for drugs screening and optimization of preclinical models.