Mouse Phenotyping Core: Tail-cuff blood pressure measurement

TA dedicated suite houses two Visitech BP-2000 blood pressure analysis systems each one having the capacity to measure the systolic blood pressure of 6 mice simultaneously. The tail cuff non-invasive blood pressure measuring system is used as a complementary method to the telemetry system.  

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Monitor Parameters:

  1. Arterial blood pressure (systolic, diastolic, mean)
  2. Heart Rate 

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