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Ultrasound-based Pulse Wave Velocity Evaluation in Mice
 

Ultrasound-based Pulse Wave Velocity Evaluation in Mice

Article doi: 10.3791/54362
February 14th, 2017

Summary February 14th, 2017

Arterial stiffness represents a key factor in cardiovascular disease and pulse wave velocity (PWV) can be considered as a surrogate index for arterial stiffness. This protocol describes an image processing algorithm for calculating PWV in mice based on ultrasound image processing that is applicable at different arterial sites.

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