Cardiovascular Biophysics Laboratory

Washington University, School of Medicine

 

 

Cardiovascular Division
Department of Internal Medicine
Program in Cell Biology and Physiology
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Physics

 
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Selected examples of data acquisition and imaging methodologies used in our research

 

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Cardiac Catheterization  

Left Ventriculography Animation:

Coronary Arteriography

 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

(Courtesy of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Laboratories)

 

 

4-Chamber View of Adult's Heart

4-Chamber View of Pediatric Heart and LV Outflow Track View of Pediatric Heart

Short-axis View of Adult's Heart

Contiguous short-axis slices from apex to base

 

 

Constant Volume Physiology of the 4-chambered Heart

 

Motion of Pericardial Sack-Normal Subject

Animation

Nonlinear Dynamics of Ventricular Function as seen in the pressure phase plane (dP/dt vs. P coordinate system)

 

Human

Murine

 

Echocardiography

 

Doppler Transmitral Flow

Velocity of Propagation Vp

Color M-mode of myocardial wall-thinning