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Cardiac Physiology Core Laboratory (BIDMC)

Director: Kang, Peter. M.D.

Location: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, SL432, Boston, MA, 02215

Core Summary:

The goal of Cardiac Physiology Core is to provide expertise in evaluation of cardiac pathology for non-cardiovascular and cardiovascular researchers who are not equipped for such analysis." The core provides "non-invasive and invasive evaluation of cardiac physiology that may be difficult or time-consuming for those investigators without proper expertise, experience and equipments.

Institutions:
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: Kang, Peter. M.D.
Phone: (617) 735-4290
Email

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Facilities and Equipment:

Location of Core: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, SL432, Boston, MA, 02215

Major Equipment:

  • CDSPro CardioSoft Pro Software
  • DSI Dataquest A.R.T. Analysis
  • DSI telemetry systems for rodents
  • PowerLab invasive pressure measurements
  • Rodent Surgical Equipment
  • Vevo2100 echocardiogram
Services:
  • Adult cardiac myocyte isolation service

    Several surgical techniques are offered to induce experimental myocardial infarction, aortic banding or ischemia/reperfusion. All these techniques could be done in mice and rats.

  • Adult rat cardiac myocyte cultures service

    Several commonly utilized non-invasive (short-term or long-term ECG and echocardiogram) and invasive hemodynamic measurements are offered.

  • Animal maintenance service

    Other specialized services that are being used in cardiovascular research can be arranged depending on the need of the particular investigator.

  • Aortic banding surgery service

  • Dahl rat service

    Evaluation of Dahl/Salt Sensitive (Dahl/SS) Rat physiology.

  • Echocardiography service

  • Electrocardiography service

  • Hind limb ischemia surgery service

  • I/R surgery service

    Ischemia/Reperfusion surgery service

  • Invasive cardiac output measurement service

  • Laser Doppler service

  • MI surgery service

    Myocardial infarction (MI) Heart Surgery

  • Special animal care maintenance service

    Animal care is offered to animals that have gone through procedures.

  • Tail vein blood collection service

  • Technician consultation service

    Other specialized services in cardiovascular research can be arranged that may require additional time with the technician.

  • Telemetric BP monitoring service

    Service offered both as a procedure and on a per day basis.


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Last updated: 2012-07-11T10:09:55.040-05:00