Biotelemetry implant volume and weight in rats

a pilot study report

Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, Publisher: National Technical Information Service, distributor in Moffett Field, Calif, [Springfield, Va

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  • Biotelemetry.,
  • Implantation.,
  • Physiological responses.,
  • Rats.
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    StatementChris J. Somps.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 108812.
    ContributionsAmes Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15404327M

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Although body weight did not significantly change after insulin treatment in diabetic rats, there was a complete recovery in bone growth around endosseous implants in these animals. According to studies of food-restricted rats, 13,14 the abnormalities in bone repair/remodeling observed in animals with alloxan-induced diabetes cannot be.   The determination of age-specific survival rates and long-term survival (beyond five years) of individual animals is crucial for the effective monitoring and management of wild pinniped populations [1, 2] and for the assessment of success and impact of stranded animal rehabilitation programs [].In addition, multi-year data on diving and foraging behavior will facilitate the testing of . BioTelemetry, Inc., a remote medical technology company, provides remote cardiac monitoring, remote blood glucose monitoring, centralized core laboratory services for clinical trials, and original equipment manufacturing services for healthcare and clinical research customers worldwide. More Details.   The rats were maintained under uniform conditions for a period of least 1 week before commencement of the experiment. Free access to water and standard pelleted food was provided. The rats received soft food during the first 2 days after surgery, and the weight of the rats was followed during the postoperative interval.

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Get this from a library. Biotelemetry implant volume and weight in rats: a pilot study report. [Christopher J Somps; Ames Research Center.]. Biotelemetry implant volume and weight in rats: A pilot study report. By Chris J. Somps. Abstract. This paper reports the results of a pilot study in which a gram rat was implanted for 41 days with biotelemetry devices weighing a total of 36 gm (18 cc).

The implanted animal showed no differences in weight gain, food and water consumption Author: Chris J. Somps. A Handbook on Biotelemetry and Radio Tracking presents the proceedings of an International Conference on Telemetry and Radio Tracking in Biology and Medicine, held in The University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K.

on March 20–22, This book illustrates the advances connected with every aspect of biotelemetry and radio tracking. A new, fully implantable telemetry system with modified transit-time volume flow probes, allows ascending aorta flow (cardiac output minus coronary flow) measurements in unrestrained rats over.

Biotelemetry can contribute towards reducing animal numbers and suffering in disciplines including physiology, pharmacology and behavioural research. However, the technique can also cause harm to animals, making biotelemetry a ‘refinement that needs refining’.

Current welfare issues relating to the housing and husbandry of animals used in biotelemetry studies are single vs. group housing Cited by:   After 12 weeks, the rats received titanium implants in the right femoral condyle. ZOL ( mg/kg, weekly) was administered to six rats 4 weeks pre-implantation and was stopped at implant placement.

To another six rats, ZOL was given post-implantation and continued for 6 weeks. Additional six rats received ZOL treatment pre- and post-implantation. Science 21 Apr Vol.Issuepp. DOI: /science W.

The suggested antenna has a small volume of mm3 and mitigates detuning due to changes in implantation scenarios or coupling with circuitry and batteries of the device. The book discusses. Note: IV infusions were to avoid volumes greater than 4 ml/kg/h.

Intradermal volume was mL/site. Importantly, the authors list the maximum intramuscular dose of ml/kg/site for rodents, rabbits and small nonhuman primates.

Diehl and Hull list the dose volume per site without factoring in the animal body weight. Martin, E. Duncan, in Implantable Sensor Systems for Medical Applications, Scope. Implantable sensor systems are not new in the context of medical devices.

Their development preceded the modern medical device industry boom in the s. Sensors were on board with the advent of the space race in the mids, used to monitor and broadcast real-time biological parameters of dogs. The HD-S02 and HD-X02 implants are capable of recording two biopotential channels, typically EEG and EMG for neuroscience studies.

The HD-S02 and HD-X02 are typically used in rats. Using data from control rats that were part of 26 toxicity studies conducted under similar conditions, we have evaluated the relationship between organ weight and body/brain weight to determine which endpoint (organ weight, organ-to-body weight ratio, or organ-to-brain weight ratio) is likely to accurately detect target organ toxicity.

Thirty-six week-old adult female Sprague Dawley rats with a mean body weight (BW) of ± g were used in the current study (the Animal Center of Military Medical Science Academy of the PLA, Beijing, China).

The BW of the animals was measured once per week throughout the experiment. The same biotelemetry inductive link that is used to power the implant can be used to bi-directionally transmit data between the implant and the external device. The implanted and external units along with the biotelemetry inductive link form the biomedical telemetry system.

Typical Biomedical Telemetry System. An adult rat has a circulating blood volume of about ml (% of the body weight), however in older and obese animals this may be lower. Up to 10% of the circulating blood volume may be taken on a single occasion from a normal healthy animal on an adequate.

We examined the effects of surgically and gastrically implanted radio transmitters (representing % of body weight) on the growth and feeding behavior of juvenile chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ( mm in fork length).

Throughout the d study, the 48 fish with transmitters in their stomachs (gastric fish) consistently grew more slowly than fish with surgically. BioTelemetry, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Financial Results. Posts Strong Results and Ramps Up Business Development Activity MALVERN, Pa., J (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioTelemetry, Inc.

(NASDAQ:BEAT), the leading remote medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information to improve quality of life and reduce cost of care, today reported results. Wireless ultrasound-powered biotelemetry for implants Abstract: A miniature piezoelectric receiver coupled to a diode is evaluated as a simple device for wireless transmission of bioelectric events to the body surface.

The device converts the energy of a surface-applied ultrasound beam to a high frequency carrier current in solution. Corporate Headquarters. BioTelemetry, Inc. Cedar Hollow Road, Suite Malvern, PA BEAT () (fax). Several researchers have suggested that implant size indices based on the percentage device weight in water or volume to body mass ratios should be preferable for aquatic vertebrates [13, 17, 19, 31, 32].

Beaulieu et al. specifically suggested using device volume per body mass (ml/kg) as a metric. They compared results from their own study to. BioTelemetry, Inc. combines the world’s largest remote cardiac monitoring services under BioTel Heart brand. March.

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Easy to use with enhanced performance and proven success, implants are designed for subcutaneous or intraperitoneal placement in small animal models such including rat, guinea pig or rabbit. The present study aims to assess the effects of systemic nicotine exposure, via subcutaneous mini-osmotic pump, on the osseointegration of implants in both the short and long term using the implant push-in test to assess biomechanical stability in the rat model, as set forth by Ogawa et al This biomechanical stress test, which produces.

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Easy to use with enhanced performance and proven success, implants are designed for subcutaneous or intraperitoneal placement in transgenic mouse models, hamsters and juvenile rats. Glassdoor gives you an inside look at what it's like to work at BioTelemetry, including salaries, reviews, office photos, and more.

This is the BioTelemetry company profile. All content is posted anonymously by employees working at BioTelemetry. Body weight was determined at the time of surgery and when the animals were killed.

Descriptions of the implants, surgery, micro-CT scanning, Local application of rhTGF-beta2 enhances peri-implant bone volume and bone-implant contact in a rat model. Bone. ; Animals and treatments. The trials are conducted at the on-campus Animal House Facility at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.

Male Wistar rats (N = 12), with an initial body weight (BW) of ± g and age of ± days, underwent a surgical procedure to implant radiotelemetric transmitters (TA11CTA-F40, Data Science International, USA) linked to compatible. Find out all the key statistics for BioTelemetry, Inc. (BEAT), including valuation measures, fiscal year financial statistics, trading record, share statistics and more.

To create a clinically compatible rat model for implantation, we have done a comprehensive literature review of rat dental implant models.

Implants placed out of oral cavity such as the femur [9,10,11] and the tibia [12, 13], or not on the ridge of alveolar bone, i.e., the ramus of mandibular [] is not considered in the present experiment because these implantations are not.

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Zacks Equity Research 09/14/ AM ET.The researchers then wired up the implants of an encoder and a decoder rat. The pair were given the same lever-press task again, but this time only the encoder rats saw the LEDs come on.