Pause the Image at One Specific Time Within the Cardiac Cycle
Acquire data when the animal is not actively breathing
Accurate quantification in ultrasound often depends not only on having a great B-mode image but also on limiting movement within the field of view. ECG and respiration gating can pause the image at one specific time within the cardiac cycle and/or only acquire data when the animal is not actively breathing.
Gating is useful in the following applications: