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Para evaluar el volumen de la inflamación en roedores

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The Digital Water Plethysmometer is designed to provide a highly useful tool in the measurement of small volume changes. This test is typically used to follow the evolution of the inflammatory response experimentally induced in rodents and to screen potential anti-inflammatory or anti-oedema properties of pharmacological substances.

Basically, the volume transducer is formed by two Perspex tubes interconnected and filled with a conductive solution and a platinum electrode for each chamber. All the system is supported by a stand (included) that can be placed over the control unit.

The water displacement produced by the immersion of the animal paw in the measuring tube is reflected into the second tube, inducing a change in the conductance between the two platinum electrodes. The Plethysmometer Control Unit detects the conductance changes and generates an output signal to the digital display indicating the volume displacement measured (0.01 ml resolution). The current value remains in the digital display until a new trial starts. The Control Unit is automatically zeroed between successive readings, thus making intermediate adjustments unnecessary. 

A remote foot-switch allowing rapid hands-free experiments can be used to set control the end point of the measurement.

The optional SeDacom software (new version 2.0 available) can be used and represents an easy and convenient way to visualize and export the data on a computer for further analysis.



Control Unit Dimensions 280 (W) x 280 (D) x 110 (H)
Stimulation Unit Dimensions 230 (W) x 220 (D) x 300 (H)
Power Supply 220V/110V, 50/60Hz
Starting By panel key or pedal switch
Resolution 3 digits, 0,01 steps
Material Composition Clear methacrylate (cell), satinless steel (stand), platinum (electrode)
Maximum number of stations 1 per computer (multiple set-ups also available under request)
Certifications CE Compliant
5 ml cell inner diameter 24 mm
3 ml cell inner diameter 20 mm
1 ml cell inner diameter 12 mm


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Como pedirlo




Digital Water Plethysmometer (cell with electrode and calibrator, as well as SEDACOM software option should be purchased separately)





1 ml cell with electrode and 1 ml calibrator



3 ml cell with electrode and 3 ml calibrator



5 ml cell with electrode and 5 ml calibrator





SeDaCom V2.0 software for data transfer to a computer



SeDaCom accessory - RS232/USB adapter



Thermal Printer





1 ml calibrator for Plethysmometer



3 ml calibrator for Plethysmometer



5 ml calibrator for Plethysmometer



Platinum electrode

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Puntos clave

  • Automatic zero adjustment
  • “Check solution” status button
  • Foot-switch control
  • New optional Data Transfer software SEDACOM 2.0


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