Absorption Systems offers a wide range of in vivo preclinical medical device testing services at our San Diego facility. Our goal is helping our clients attain successful 510(k) or PMA submissions. Our USDA-registered and NIH-assured, AAALAC-accredited GLP facility is also available for contract vivarium leasing and physician training sessions.


  • Fluoroscopic Radiography
  • Ultrasound & TEE
  • Endoscope
  • Blood Gas Measurement
  • MRI
  • CT & Micro-CT
  • Biomarkers
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Echocardiography

Overview of Services


Types of Studies

  • Cardiovascular Implants & Therapeutics
  • Orthopedic Implants & Therapeutics
  • Ocular Devices & Therapeutics
  • Wound Healing
  • Grafts & Scaffolds
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Bioabsorbable Devices and Materials
  • Combination Devices
  • General Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Implants
  • Toxicity and Irritation
  • Regenerative & Stem Cell

Disease and Surgical Models

With a full medical device team in-house, including a staff veterinarian and in vivo scientists, we are able to create and include a multitude of clinically relevant disease states and surgical models within our fully accredited GLP Facility.