Research in Experimental Medicine

, Volume 174, Issue 2, pp 143–151 | Cite as

Determination of cardiac output in the mouse

  • S. Wetterlin
  • C. Pettersson
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A technique is described for determination of cardiac output in the mouse. The method is basically a tracer dilution technique using 86-rubidium as soluble indicator, where a microsampler is used for blood collection and in which the gamma function fitting is applied for area determination.

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Cardiac output Mice 86Rubidium 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Wetterlin
    • 1
  • C. Pettersson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, the Experimental Department, the Isotope Laboratory and the Radiophysical Department, Malmö General HospitalUniversity of LundMalmöSweden

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