Echocardiographic Characterization of the Cardiovascular Phenotype in Mouse Models

  • Brian D. Hoit
Part of the Progress in Experimental Cardiology book series (PREC, volume 5)


Echocardiographic techniques are commonly utilized to describe the mouse cardiovascular phenotype. These approaches are contrasted with other in vivo methods and are positioned in the assay selection process by a review of studies from our laboratory that examine LV diastolic function, the impact of strain differences, the influence of anesthesia, and fetal echocardiography.

Key words

Doppler color M-mode strain anesthesia fetal echo 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve UniversityCleveland

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