SAII's monitoring and gating systems are compatible with MR, PET, CT, SPECT and Optical imaging systems. Sensors measure ECG, respiration, temperature, pressure including invasive blood pressure, oxygen saturation and end-tidal CO2 in sedated mice, rats and other small animals undergoing imaging research.
Systems provide a continuous monitor of animal physiologic status while generating gate signals to synchronize scanner data acquisition with cardiac and respiratory motion. MR-compatible heater and ventilator options are available to control the temperature and ventilation of mice and rats during MR or other imaging procedures. To download our 'Overview' brochure, click here
SA Instruments is the worldwide leader in preclinical monitoring and gating systems. Every major medical school in the world has monitoring and gating systems designed and manufactured in our Stony Brook, NY facility. Many of SAII's customers are shown on the map below.
Mouse normal aorta bright blood acquired with ECG and respiratory gating
9.4T horizontal system
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
HMS Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
David Sosnovik, MD
George Dai, PhD
Chris Farrar, PhD
Bruce Rosen, MD, PhD