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Dual Source Computed Tomography (CT) Suite

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American Preclinical Services offers Dual Source Computed Tomography imaging. The latest high-end CT scanner from Siemens’, the SOMATOM® Definition, has unmatched Dual Source technology making it the fastest scanner on the market. CT scanning in preclinical research and development provides the highest level of comparable and detailed imaging as used in a clinical setting.

  • Spatial resolution @ 0.35 mm in normal scan mode
  • Spatial resolution @ 0.17 mm for bone work
  • Temporal resolution @ 82.5ms

An invaluable research tool for medical device companies providing a non-invasive imaging option for evaluating the device appearance, device migration or other potential device related changes.

  • Aortic and mitral valves
  • Vascular grafts
  • Embolic agents and materials
  • Stents and scaffolds
  • Aneurysms
  • Implantable medical devices
  • Tumor size and regression

Contact us today to learn more about incorporating CT imaging into your preclinical research.

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American Preclinical Services (APS) is a State of the Art, ISO 17025 accredited, AAALAC accredited, USDA registered and GLP compliant Contract Research Organization (CRO) located in Minneapolis, MN.

We are a comprehensive CRO whose catalogue includes ISO10993, USP, USP, JMHLW, custom biocompatibility testing, interventional, surgical, toxicology, pharmacology, pain, cadaver and bioskills, model development and complete pathology services.

Whether your company is a startup or an established industry leader, APS’ experienced staff is uniquely qualified to tackle your project and meet your in-vivo and in-vitro preclinical research needs in a timely fashion. more