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Preclinical Catheterization Laboratory Technology

The Rush Preclinical Catheterization Laboratory offers the latest technology and equipment for conducting research in a newly renovated facility, including the following:

Surgical equipment

  • Fluoroscopy unit fully motorized with angiography capability and also includes special custom profiles for cardiac, orthopedic and spinal imaging. The C-ARM offers a fully digital image chain, with state-of-the-art digital image enhancement, as well as digital archival capability.
  • Operating table fully motorized, which allows the physician researcher to perform procedures efficiently with less staff and great precision
  • Steris lighting
  • Hemodynamics monitoring system
  • Gas-anesthesia machine station with vaporizer
  • Heartstart XL biphasi defibrillator
  • Power injector
  • Echocardiography machine
  • Ultrasound imaging machine
  • Alaris infusion pump
  • Bair Hugger

Supplemental technology

  • Seven flat-panel LCD monitors
  • In-suite cameras for recording, broadcasting, and audio/microphone capabilities for two-way secure communication between lab and an external audience

This is a partial list of equipment available in our laboratory. For more information, or if you are in need of specific equipment for your study, please contact our preclinical research manager, Kelli Jones, MSN, RN, CCRC, by phone at (312) 942-8707.

Contact Us

Kelli Jones, MSN, RN, CCRC
Preclinical & Clinical Research Manager

Phone: (312) 942-8707