Millar Ultra-Miniature Single Segment Pressure Volume Loop Catheters for Mouse and Rat

Millar Ultra-Miniature Single Segment Pressure Volume Loop Catheters for Mouse and Rat

Millar's ultra-miniature PV catheters are capable of measuring both left ventricular pressure and volume simultaneously from the intact, beating hearts of mice and rats. They may be used in either closed-chest or open-chest surgical procedures, as well as in isolated working heart studies. These catheters are all made of polyimide and have a straight tip and low profile pressure connector.

  • Ultra-miniature 1F to 2F (0.33 to 0.67 mm outer diameter) pressure sensors 
  • Four electrodes (spaced for either mice or rats) 
  • Pressure and volume measurement from a single instrument 
  • Flexible, durable, small-diameter catheter material 
  • High frequency response 
  • Pressure measurement at the source 
  • No motion artifact or damping of pressure signal 
  • For use with Millar MPVS Ultra Pressure Volume Systems

Abbreviations Used in Item Listing:

PV = pressure-volume
SS = single-segment
F = French
E = number of electrodes
SP = electrode spacing
L = length
PI = polyimide (material)
Str = straight (tip type)
NR = non-repairable

Item# Description U.S. List Price Quantity
72-9740 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Mouse (SS, 1 F, 4 E, 3.0 mm SP, PI, Str, 3.25 cm L, NR)
72-9736 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Rat (SS, 2.0 F, 4 E, 9.0 mm SP, PI, Str, 12.5 cm L)
72-9722 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Mouse (SS, 1 F, 4 E, 3.5 mm SP, PI, Str, 3.25 cm L, NR)
72-9721 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Mouse (SS, 1 F, 4 E, 4.5 mm SP, PI, Str, 3.25 cm L, NR)
72-9723 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Mouse (SS, 1.4 F, 4 E, 4.5 mm SP, PI, Str, 3.5 cm L)
72-9738 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Mouse (SS, 1.4 F, 4 E, 4.5 mm SP, PI, Str, 3.5 cm L, NR)
72-9742 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Mouse (SS, 1.4 F, 4 E, 4.5 mm SP, PI, Str, 3.5 cm L, Dual Pressure Sensor, Apical)
72-9743 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Mouse (SS, 1.4 F, 4 E, 4.5 mm SP, PI, Str, 3.5 cm L, Dual Pressure Sensor, Carotid)
72-9744 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Rat (SS, 1.4 F, 4 E, 9.0 mm SP, PI, Str, 12.5 cm L)
72-9745 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Rat (SS, 2.0 F, 4 E, 6.0 mm SP, PI, Str, 12.5 cm L)
72-9737 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Rat (SS, 2.0 F, 4 E, 9.0 mm SP, PI, Str, 12.5 cm L, NR)
72-9747 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Rat (SS, 2.0 F, 4 E, 14.0 mm SP, PI, Str, 12.5 cm L)
72-9748 Millar Ultra-Miniature PV Loop Catheter for Rat (SS, 2.0 F, 4 E, 9.0 mm SP, PI, Str, 12.5 cm L, Dual Pressure Sensor, Carotid)
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Millar's ultra-miniature PV catheters are capable of measuring both left ventricular pressure and volume simultaneously from the intact, beating hearts of mice and rats. They may be used in either closed-chest or open-chest surgical procedures, as well as in isolated working heart studies. These catheters are all made of polyimide and have a straight tip and low profile pressure connector.

  • Ultra-miniature 1F to 2F (0.33 to 0.67 mm outer diameter) pressure sensors 
  • Four electrodes (spaced for either mice or rats) 
  • Pressure and volume measurement from a single instrument 
  • Flexible, durable, small-diameter catheter material 
  • High frequency response 
  • Pressure measurement at the source 
  • No motion artifact or damping of pressure signal 
  • For use with Millar MPVS Ultra Pressure Volume Systems

The P-V catheter is connected to the MPVS-300 Pressure-Volume Unit using the pressure PEC-4D Catheter Interface Cable and CEC-4B Connection Cable for conductance.

Specifications72-974072-973672-972272-972172-972372-973872-974272-974372-974472-974572-973772-974772-9748
AnimalMouseRatMouseMouseMouseMouseMouseMouseRatRatRatRatRat
Catheter MaterialPolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimidePolyimide
Electrode Connector TypeRedelRedelRedelRedelRedelRedelRedelRedelRedelRedelRedelRedelRedel
Electrode Spacing3 mm9 mm3.5 mm4.5 mm4.5 mm4.5 mm4.5 mm4.5 mm9 mm6 mm9 mm14 mm9 mm
Electrodes4444444444444
Field ConfigurationSingleSingleSingleSingleSingleSingleSingleSingleSingleSingleSingleSingleSingle
Length4.5 cm15 cm4.5 cm4.5 cm15 cm15 cm15 cm15 cm15 cm
Main Size0.8F1.1F0.8F0.8F0.8F0.8F0.8F0.8F0.8F1.1F1.1F1.1F1.1F
ModelPVR-1030SPR-838PVR-1035PVR-1045SPR-839SPR-839SPR-848SPR-864SPR-847SPR-869SPR-838SPR-858SPR-901
Number of Sensors1111112211112
Pressure Sensor Connector TypeLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow ProfileLow Profile
Sensor Location From TipCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segmentCentered in electrode segment
Sensor Type1F2F1F1F1.4F1.4F1.4F1.4F1.4F2F2F2F2F
SpecificsNon-RepairableNon-RepairableNon-RepairableNon-RepairableNon-RepairableCarotid Approach
Tip TypeStraightStraightStraightStraightStraightStraightStraightStraightStraightStraightStraightStraightStraight