Lab Tour & Lab Facilities

BioCardioLab shares hardware and software facilities with Bioimaging of Pisa


Hardware

  • The BCL is equipped with facilities specifically devoted to advanced image processing and numerical simulations:
    • Six dedicated workstations are available for simulations, pre- and post-processing (i7 Intel processor, 16GB RAM each)
    • Two dedicated workstations are available for simulations, pre- and post-processing (Xeon dual core 2.5 GHz Intel processor, 64GB RAM each)
    • Two high performance computing Dell Precision dedicated for numerical simulations with a total of 88 cores and 608 GB RAM

Software

  • Ansys mechanical
  • Ansys Fluent
  • RBF-morph
  • ANSA
  • RETOMO
  • Solidworks
  • Abaqus
  • Osirix
  • LabView
  • Matlab
  • SimVascular
  • Crimson
  • Python
  • 3D slicer
  • VMTK
  • VMTKlab
  • Segment
  • Horos

Imaging Scanner

  • 7T MRI @ Bioimaging Lab
  • 3T MRI @ Bioimaging Lab
  • 1.5T MRI @ Bioimaging Lab
  • OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY (OCT)
  • IVUS Boston Scientific

Testing Machines

  • Biaxial testing machine
  • Uniaxial testing (tension/compression)
  • Ultrasound system
  • Mock Loop for cardiovascular systems
  • Pulse duplicator for the simulation of coronary flow
  • 4 peristaltic pumps
  • 2 centrifugal pumps

3D Printers

  • 3D printer Form 2 FormLabs
  • 3D printer A4v4  3ntr
  • 3D printer Lisa Pro Sinterit

 

 


Data Acquisition systems

  • cRIO-9047 National Instruments
  • cDAQ-9132 National Instruments
  • Oscilloscope IDS-2102E Iso-Tech
  • High speed  M4i.4410-x8 PCIe acquisition board Spectrum
  • camera 1
  • camera 2
  • camera 3

Coagulation systems

  • Laboratory water-bath
  • Global Thrombosis Test (GTT)
  • Chandler loop

Miscellanea

  • Chemical hoods
  • Laboratory centrifuge
  • Trinocular Biological Microscope – ZEISS Primo Star
  • Rotablator system – Boston Scientific