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ClearPorts - RodentPorts - PhantomPorts - GPV & SLA - InLinePort - GridLock - SwirlPort

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The model GPV was introduced to the animal research community in 1981 and was the first vascular access port available for use in preclinical research. It soon became apparent that a smaller access port was needed by researchers and so the SLA was introduced in 1986.


Phanton Port



Model GPV - introduced in 1981

- use in large animal species - swine, sheep, large dogs





SLAModel SLA - a favorite since 1986

- use in smaller animal species - cats, rabbits,small dogs.



  • Model GPV
  • Model SLA
  • Vascular Access Port Advantages


Specifications GPV / GPV-AC*
Material Plastic/Polysulfone
Weight 5gm
Reservoir Volume 0.20cc
Port Height 0.5" / 1.3cm
Septum Opening 0.3" / 0.6cm
Footprint 1.3" / 3.3cm



Specifications SLA / SLA-AC*
Material Plastic/Polysulfone
Weight 2gm
Reservoir Volume 0.14cc
Port Height 0.4" / 1.0cm
Septum Opening 0.2" / 0.5cm
Footprint 1.0"x0.6" / 2.5cm x1.5cm





- no external component

- promotes group housing and socialization


- no exit wound

- minimizes infection opportunity


- low maintenance

- subcutaneous location


- ideal for long-term access procedures

- limits repeated venipuncture & preserves peripheral vasculature


- provides access to a variety of internal environments

- can be attached to arterial, venous, gastric, spinal, portal catheters


- can be attached to a vascular occluder

- for studies involving flow restriction





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