VisualSonics Vevo 770
Location: Biological Resources Laboratory, 118
|UIC Cost||$50 (n/a)||$80 (n/a)|
|Other Academic||$- (n/a)||$120 (n/a)|
|Non-Academic;||$- (n/a)||$160 (n/a)|
Can image various organs including the heart and larger vessels, tumors, etc. (B-mode, M-mode plus Pulsed and Tissue Doppler). The system also contains a non-rebreathing anesthesia device (modified Bain circuit) that uses isoflurane. Price for unassisted use is per hour while assisted use is per mouse.
CCVR core has 3 scanheads: 1) RMV707B: 30 MHz with 12.7 mm focal length providing an axial resolution of 55 um - used in cardiac imaging in adult mice 2) RMV716: 17.5 MHz with 17.5 mm focal length providing an axial resolution of 85 um - used in cardiac and abdominal imaging in large rat 3) RMV704: 40 MHz with 6.0 mm focal length providing an axial resolution of 40 um - used in mouse vascular, abdominal, superficial embryonic imaging and small mouse cardiac