Photoacoustics is a ground-breaking, real-time imaging modality for visualizing small animal anatomy and analyzing function in vivo and non-invasively. It is the future of preclinical imaging in real-time.
Applications of Photoacoustic Imaging include:
- Developmental Biology
- Stroke & Diabetes (Ischemia)
- Nanoparticle Detection and Quantification
The Vevo LAZR Photoacoustic Imaging System. Explore the newest small animal imaging modality, offering 3D visualization, tumor imaging, hemoglobin quantification and oxygen saturation.
- Inherent co-registration of photoacoustic signal to 2D/3D anatomical target
- Sensitive, specific molecular data for tumor microenvironment studies
- Real-time, in vivo imaging of deep tissue
- Resolution down to 45 µm allows detailed anatomical analysis
- 3D imaging with respiration gating
- Longitudinal tumor imaging for therapeutic/drug studies
- In vivo nanoparticle imaging
|Transcranial mouse cerebral vasculature||Oxygen saturation map of mouse embryo showing head and heart||3D visualization of a subcutaneous 3D tumor in a mouse hindlimb at 800 nm|
The Vevo® LAZR Photoacoustic Imaging System inherently co-registers structural and functional data, simultaneously collecting and displaying high-resolution micro-ultrasound and photoacoustic signals for unrivalled small animal imaging.
Anatomical, functional, physiological, and molecular data acquisition.
- Quantification of oxygen saturation and hemoglobin content
- Microvascular hemodynamics in real-time
- Molecular and cellular imaging
- 3D volumetric acquisition
- Vevo Multiplexer tool to detect signal from multiple sources and co-register to anatomy
- Longitudinal monitoring for therapeutic interventions in the same animal over time
- High sensitivity, high specificity, real-time 3D imaging
- Spectro functionality for characterization of photoacoustic signal throughout the 680 – 970 nm range
- 3D Thresholding for optimized signal intensity during data analysis
- Vevo Color for differentiating various anatomical targets