Buxco® Head-out Plethysmographs

Collect direct respiratory parameters in a high throughput environment

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Cost-effective and easy to use solution for measuring basic endpoints in conscious, restrained animals

  • Reliable, direct measurement of air displaced by the subject’s expanding and contracting thorax
  • Flexibility to add head out plethysmography assessment to studies in FinePointe or Ponemah software, allowing simultaneous collection from implantable telemetry 
  • Improve animal welfare and data quality with the patented allay restraint to secure the subject without compressing the throax

Buxco Head-Out Chamber Details (Custom designs available upon request)

  • View Mouse Pup Head-Out Chamber

  • View Mouse Head-Out Chamber

  • View Rat Head-Out Chamber

  • View Rabbit Head-Out Chamber

  • View NHP Head-Out Chamber

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See why the AllayTM is better

Multiple Applications and Derived Parameters With One System

    HO Derived Parameters

    • Derived Parameters Table


    Photo Gallery of Head-Out Chamber Accessories

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    Applications & References

    Head out plethysmography articles citing DSI in Google Scholar

    Sibley L, Dennis M, Sarfas C, White A, Clark S, Gleeson F, McIntyre A, Rayner E, Pearson G, Williams A, Marsh P, Sharpe S. “Route of delivery to the airway influences the distribution of pulmonary disease but not the outcome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in rhesus macaques. Tuberculosis. 2016;96:141-149.