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Ultrasound Imaging of the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta in Mice to Determine Aneurysm Dimensions

DOI :

10.3791/59013-v

6:08 min

March 8th, 2019

March 8th, 2019

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1Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky, 2Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky

Ultrasound imaging has become a common modality to determine the luminal dimensions of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms in mice. This protocol describes the procedure to acquire reliable and reproducible two-dimensional ultrasound images of the ascending and abdominal aorta in mice.

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