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Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging of Mouse Diaphragm Function

Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging of Mouse Diaphragm Function

Article DOI: 10.3791/51290
April 21st, 2014


Summary April 21st, 2014

Diagnostic ultrasound imaging has proven to be effective in diagnosing various respiratory diseases in human and animal subjects. We demonstrate a comprehensive ultrasound protocol utilized by Dr. Zuo's lab to analyze diaphragm kinetics specifically in mouse models. This is also a non-invasive research technique which can provide quantitative information on mouse respiratory muscle function.

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