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Echocardiographic and Histological Examination of Cardiac Morphology in the Mouse

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10.3791/55843-v

October 26th, 2017

October 26th, 2017

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1Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS, INSERM, iBV, 2Department of Pathology, CHU Nice, 3Institute for Molecular Health Sciences, ETH Zurich

Echocardiographic examination is frequently used in mice. Expensive high-resolution ultrasound devices have been developed for this purpose. This protocol describes an affordable echocardiographic procedure combined with histological morphometric analyses to determine cardiac morphology.

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Keywords Echocardiography

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