The Cardiovascular Core utilizes a state-of-the-art imaging platform to study heart and vascular disease associated with diabetes.
- Non-invasive assessment of cardiac structure and function in M-mode and 2D using the VisualSonics Vevo 2100 imaging platform. Measurements include left ventricular ejection fraction, LV mass, fractional shortening, chamber size and wall thickness.(photo)
- Non-invasive vascular assessment of the thoracic and abdominal aorta to evaluate atherosclerotic plaques.
John F. Keaney Jr, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine
Timothy P. Fitzgibbons MD, PhD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
55 Lake Avenue North, H2-443
Worcester MA, 01655
University of Massachusetts Medical School
368 Plantation Street
The Albert Sherman Center
9th Floor, Room 1015
Worcester, MA 01605