The patented silicone rabbit ear SIKO

What is SIKO?

  • Training model to practice taking blood samples and making intravenous injections
  • Hand-made replica out of silicone that corresponds to the natural rabbit ear in shape and size
  • Cast-in tubes simulate the blood essels and behave close to reality with regards to resistance during needle injection and blood withdrawal
  • Blood flow is simulated and controlled manually using connected syringes
  • Injection holes can be refilled and repaired several times
  • Suitable for medical students and nurses, practitioners in human and veterinary medicine, or research
  • Allows the trainee to gain confidence and precision for subsequent work with syringes on living animals