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Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Anatomy and Function in Adult Rats

DOI :

10.3791/60404-v

8:09 min

December 13th, 2019

December 13th, 2019

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1Centro Cardiovascular da Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, 2Departamento Coração e Vasos, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte

A non-invasive protocol for transthoracic echocardiography assessment of cardiac anatomy and function for adult rats is presented in the current study. The heart valves, all four cardiac chambers and the ascending aorta, aortic arch and descending aorta are studied in detail.

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Keywords Echocardiography

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