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Figure 3: Procedure for tracheostomy. (a and b) a small incision (1.5-2 cm) is made in the neck of the rat for tracheostomy and carotid artery cannulation; (c) slit incision is made on platysma to identify the trachea; (d-f) trachea is identified and small incision made on the cartilage tissue; (g and h) tracheostomy is performed using a piece of pediatric Ryle's tube

Figure 3: Procedure for tracheostomy. (a and b) a small incision (1.5-2 cm) is made in the neck of the rat for tracheostomy and carotid artery cannulation; (c) slit incision is made on platysma to identify the trachea; (d-f) trachea is identified and small incision made on the cartilage tissue; (g and h) tracheostomy is performed using a piece of pediatric Ryle's tube