Kidney volume quantification using contrast-enhanced in vivo X-ray micro-CT in mice.

@article{Almajdub2008KidneyVQ,
  title={Kidney volume quantification using contrast-enhanced in vivo X-ray micro-CT in mice.},
  author={M. Almajdub and Luc Magnier and Laurent Juillard and Marc Janier},
  journal={Contrast media & molecular imaging},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={120-6}
}
The present study sought to establish a standard in vivo imaging procedure for mouse kidney anatomy evaluation using contrast-enhanced high-resolution X-ray microtomography (micro-CT). Micro-CT estimation of kidney volume was compared with ex vivo measurement by micro-CT and water displacement. Control values were obtained in four strains (BALB/c, C3H/HeN, 129/Sv and C57BL/6J) of healthy male and female mice aged 22 +/- 2 weeks. An excellent correlation was found between in vivo and ex vivo… CONTINUE READING

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