High-frequency ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging for preclinical small-animal cardiovascular models


Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences

Type of infrastructure

  • Equipment


Ultrasound imaging of the heart in small animals requires high-frequency technology. Coupling such information to molecular imaging may be obtained through use of photoacoustics. The instrument acquired to the BMC to obtain such imaging is the Vevo LAZR-X (FUJIFILM VisualSonics, Toronto, Canada).

Equipment and resources

Vevo LAZR-X multi-modal imaging platform (FUJIFILM VisualSonics, Toronto, Canada).

Services provided

Use of instrument.

Management of the infrastructure

The infrastructure is overseen by a board, consisting of parties interested in the technology that were involved in its acquisition.

Available for loan

Available for loan - internal and external

Terms of access:

Use of the instrument requires taking part of relevant information on its handling and safety issues, as well as a fee determined by the board.