JoVE Logo
Faculty Resource Center

Sign In

Ultrasound Assessment of Endothelial Function: A Technical Guideline of the Flow-mediated Dilation Test

DOI :

10.3791/54011-v

April 27th, 2016

April 27th, 2016

16,483 Views

1Division of Clinical and Translational Sciences, Georgia Prevention Institute, Georgia Regents University, 2Sport and Exercise Science Research Institute, University of Ulster

The flow mediated dilation (FMD) test is the most commonly utilized, non-invasive, ultrasound assessment of endothelial function in humans. Although the FMD test has been related with the prediction of future cardiovascular disease and events, it is a physiological assessment with many inherent confounding factors that need to be considered.

-- Views

Related Videos

article

Making Sense of Listening: The IMAP Test Battery

article

In vivo Measurement of the Mouse Pulmonary Endothelial Surface Layer

article

Fetal Echocardiography and Pulsed-wave Doppler Ultrasound in a Rabbit Model of Intrauterine Growth Restriction

article

Assessment of Cardiac Function and Myocardial Morphology Using Small Animal Look-locker Inversion Recovery (SALLI) MRI in Rats

article

Technical Aspects of the Mouse Aortocaval Fistula

article

A Novel Application of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

article

Echocardiographic Assessment of the Right Heart in Mice

article

A Standardized Obstacle Course for Assessment of Visual Function in Ultra Low Vision and Artificial Vision

article

Assessment of Ex Vivo Murine Biventricular Function in a Langendorff Model

article

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Review of Ultrasound Parameters for Predicting Difficult Airways

JoVE Logo

Privacy

Terms of Use

Policies

Research

Education

ABOUT JoVE

Copyright © 2024 MyJoVE Corporation. All rights reserved