Cardiovascular Imaging Research Laboratory
Techniques and Services

Techniques and Services

Human Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging

  • Limited Echocardiogram (2-D, M mode)
  • Complete Echocardiogram (2D, M Mode, Color Flow, Pulse Wave Doppler, Tissue Doppler, Strain)
  • Congenital Echocardiogram
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Cardiac MRI (measure only)
  • Physician Interpretation

Human Vascular Ultrasound Imaging

  • Carotid Intima Media Thickness and Carotid Stiffness (CIMT)
  • Brachial Artery Reactivity and Flow Mediated Dilatation (BFMD with manual or automatic edge detection)
  • Lower Extremity Venous Structure and Function (reflux & insufficiency)
  • Liver Elastography (liver stiffness)

Human Vascular Non-Imaging Testing

Arterial Stiffness Measures

  • Augmentation Index
  • Brachial Artery Distensibility
  • Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV)
  • Pulse Wave Analysis (PWA)

Autonomic Function

  • Heart Rate Variability

Endothelial Function

  • Laser Flow Doppler (LFD)
  • Reactive Hyperemic Index (RHI w/EndoPat Technology)
  • Venous Plethysmography

Animal Ultrasound Imaging

  • Micro-ultrasonography
  • Cardiac Ultrasound (2D, (M mode, Pulse Wave Doppler, Color Flow, Tissue Doppler)
  • US Guided Injections

Ancillary Services

  • Blood Draw
  • EKG
  • Anthropometric Measurements
  • Blood Pressure Measurements

CICRL's state-of-the-art comprehensive offline measuring software databases can manage your data design.

Contact Us

For information about the Cardiovascular Imaging Core Research Lab, please contact:

Caitlin Huizing


Location C:
C4 Heart Institute, ERR1 and ERR2

Location R:
Rm. 6426

Location T:
T1 William K. Schubert Research Clinic, T1.250

Kettering Building: