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A Murine Model of Femoral Artery Injury: Tricks of the Trade

A Murine Model of Femoral Artery Injury: Tricks of the Trade

Jixue Hou1,2, Xueling Chen3, Jing Wang4, Hongwei Zhang2, Yu Xi2, Jie Xia2, Xinyu Peng2,* and Xiangwei Wu2,5*

1Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical School, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei 430030, China
2Department of General Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Shihezi University, Shihezi, Xinjiang 832008, China
3Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Shihezi University, Shihezi, Xinjiang 832002, China
4Out-patient department, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Shihezi University, Shihezi, Xinjiang 832008, China
5Laboratory of Translational Medicine, School of Medicine, Shihezi University, Shihezi, Xinjiang 832008, China

* Corresponding author: wxwshz@126.com

Figure 1

Wire making. A, a diameter of 0.02 mm of ordinary steel wire; B, making the wire bent.

Figure 2

Wire Injury Procedure. A, the common femoral artery, the superficial femoral artery and the deep femoral (yellow arrows); B, the wire is inserted via the deep femoral artery (long arrow), the deep femoral (short arrow) and the superficial femoral artery (dotted arrow).

Figure 3

Hematoxylin-eosin staining of wire-injured and uninjured femoral arteries

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