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World Molecular Imaging Congress – Sept 4 – 7, 2019 – Montreal, QC

The WMIC changes location every year to draw thousands of attendees and abstract submitters, highly respected presenters and top industry representatives from around the world. As the WMIC is education and abstract- driven, it provides a distinctive platform for scientists and clinicians with diverse backgrounds to interact and present cutting-edge advances in molecular

By |2019-07-08T15:11:29-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Cancer Research, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Conference, Confocal, Event, Fish, Imaging, Mouse, MRI, PET/CT, Physiology, Rat, Ultrasound, Upcoming|Comments Off on World Molecular Imaging Congress – Sept 4 – 7, 2019 – Montreal, QC

International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue – July 27 – 31, 2019 – Albuquerque, NM

Come visit us and chat with the Scintica Staff Learn more about the meeting here General topics for ISOTT 2019 will cover the Basic, Applied, Biomedical and Clinical Sciences associated with oxygen transport to tissue. Specific topics include, but are not limited to: the oxygen transport to all tissues and

By |2019-07-08T14:46:00-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Conference, Event, Physiology|Comments Off on International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue – July 27 – 31, 2019 – Albuquerque, NM

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Scientific Sessions – July 29 – Aug 1, 2019 – Boston, MA

Come visit us and chat with the Scintica Staff Learn more about the meeting here The Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Sessions brings basic and translational cardiovascular scientists from around the world with the common goal to discover pathways to cardiovascular therapeutics and promoting cardiovascular health. This meeting has become the “go

By |2019-07-08T14:47:55-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Conference, Event, Physiology|Comments Off on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Scientific Sessions – July 29 – Aug 1, 2019 – Boston, MA

A versatile tool for 𝘪𝘯 𝘷𝘪𝘵𝘳𝘰 vascular research

Vascular function can be assessed in vitro using a myograph. Benchtop wire myograph systems consist of an organ bath, mounting wire or prongs, a micrometer, and a force transducer and amplifier to measure tension development in the tissue. This simple set-up is used in many fields of research, including pharmacology and vascular physiology. In

By |2019-05-15T12:48:53-04:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Articles, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Lab Equipment, Mouse, Physiology, Rat|Comments Off on A versatile tool for 𝘪𝘯 𝘷𝘪𝘵𝘳𝘰 vascular research

The Importance of Cohousing During Telemetry Studies

Research animals must be housed under conditions that ensure their physiologic and behavioral needs are met.  These conditions influence animal well-being and the quality of data obtained throughout a study. Facilities are often designed with many of these factors in mind, including temperature and humidity control, lighting, noise and vibration.  However, there are other

By |2019-04-29T11:39:20-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Articles, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Lab Equipment, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Telemetry|Comments Off on The Importance of Cohousing During Telemetry Studies

Webinar: How high frequency ultrasound imaging is supporting preclinical research applications

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation introduced participants to some of the basics of high frequency ultrasound imaging and reviewed the most common preclinical research applications for this exciting technology. Our presenter, Ms. Tonya Coulthard, discussed the basic principles of ultrasound imaging, presented sample images from various organs and tissues as

By |2019-04-26T13:40:48-04:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Cancer Research, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Event, Imaging, Physiology, Ultrasound, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar: How high frequency ultrasound imaging is supporting preclinical research applications

Webinar: Transverse Aortic Constriction: The Importance of Monitoring Surgical Outcomes

This free webinar hosted by Scintica Instrumentation reviewed with the viewer the importance of monitoring their surgical outcomes, specifically following transverse aortic constriction (TAC) Join Tonya Coulthard as she discussed some background information about the TAC surgery, variability in the surgical outcomes and how to monitor those, as well as the

By |2019-06-04T16:34:18-04:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Event, Mouse, Physiology, Rat, Transverse Aortic Constriction, Webinar|Comments Off on Webinar: Transverse Aortic Constriction: The Importance of Monitoring Surgical Outcomes

A Non-Invasive Method to Assess Coronary Flow Reserve

Coronary flow reserve (CFR) is a measure of the ability of the coronary arteries to increase blood flow to the myocardium via dilation during periods of stress.  CFR is reduced by age, as well as various disease states including coronary artery disease.  Given the small size and significant branching of these arteries, traditional methods

By |2019-03-01T15:29:35-04:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Articles, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Fish, Physiology, Rat|Comments Off on A Non-Invasive Method to Assess Coronary Flow Reserve

Doppler Flow Velocity Video Resources

These videos summarize common techniques for assessing cardiac function using the Doppler Flow Velocity System. Fill out the form below with your name and email address to get access to these resources. Pulse Wave Velocity Coronary Flow Transverse Aortic Constriction

By |2019-03-06T11:11:43-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Animal Models, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Fish, Mouse, Rat, Transverse Aortic Constriction|Comments Off on Doppler Flow Velocity Video Resources

Transverse Aortic Constriction (TAC): Why, how and the outcome as it relates to pressure overload-induced cardiac hypertrophy and/or heart failure

Chronic congestive heart failure, more commonly referred to as heart failure (HF), is a multifactorial cardiac disease which can affect the heart both structurally and/or functionally thereby impairing its ability to properly fill and eject blood from the ventricles. It is one of the leading causes of death with increasing incidence and prevalence rates,

By |2019-05-29T09:55:49-04:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Animal Models, Articles, Cardiac Function, Cardiovascular Research, Mouse, Physiology, Transverse Aortic Constriction|Comments Off on Transverse Aortic Constriction (TAC): Why, how and the outcome as it relates to pressure overload-induced cardiac hypertrophy and/or heart failure