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Models of neonatal lung diseases (MAS, RDS) and their use in evaluation of treatment modalities.
Comenius University Martin
Department of Physiology, Mala Hora 4, 037 54 Martin, Slovakia
Assoc.Prof.Andrea Calkovska, MD, PhD
prof. MUDr. Daniela Mokra, MD, PhD.
Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Testing different types of treatment of neonatal diseases using e.g. exogenous pulmonary surfactant, high-frequency ventilation techniques, etc.
What is the aim of the project?
The aim: To test different types of treatment of neonatal diseases using e.g. exogenous pulmonary surfactant, high-frequency ventilation techniques, etc.
What techniques and methods are used?
The methods: anaesthesia of animals, surgical preparation, mechanical lung ventilation
Student can be partially engaged in all steps of the experiment.
The outcome of the student
What is the role of the student?
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
participation, will to work
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
No specific practical skills are required. Positive relationship to animal experiments is important. Knowledge in Medical Physiology, or at the level of second year of medical study or higher is of be
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students
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