ALZET Osmotic Pumps

This 20 minute video describes the ALZET pump mechanism, and the advantages of continuous infusion over frequent injections. The video also describes proper filling of the ALZET pump and and surgical techniques for implantation in rats and mice. Demonstrated procedures include subcutaneous and interperitoneal implantation, and the use of a catheter for intravenous (jugular), intrathecal, intragastric, and cranial/cerebral infusion. Also demonstrated is the technique for creating and using a reservoir coil with for experiments involving the use of alternating agents. Learn more at

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ALZET Osmotic Pumps

ALZET Osmotic Pumps PRO

ALZET pumps are small, implantable devices for continuous dosing of unrestrained lab animals. They offer a simple, convenient and reliable alternative to repetitive injections, which require frequent animal handling. Learn more at

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