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Wyle Personnel Take Part in Important Studies Aboard the International Space Station
Date:11/16/2009

e focused ultrasound measurement techniques are developed. These new techniques will more accurately measure space-induced fluid volume shifts, enhance the diagnostic value of ultrasounds performed in space, and advance telemedicine capabilities.

Data will provide insights into the cardiovascular system's response to circulating volume changes and provide important insights into basic cardiovascular research here on Earth, too. The investigation is sponsored by NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency in collaboration with Dr. Scott Dulchavsky from Henry Ford Health System. Funding for the project is provided as part of NASA's Human Research Program.

The second project investigates changes in heart size and function following long duration exposure to microgravity. Blood pressure and electrocardiogram (ECG) readings are evaluated at several time points before, during, and following spaceflight.

The study also obtains comprehensive in-flight cardiac imaging data. Images of the heart coupled with electrocardiography and pre- and post-flight magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provide critical information in establishing a "space normal" pattern for hearts and lets researchers evaluate cardiac function during long duration spaceflight.

Dr. Michael W. Bungo of the University of Texas, Houston Medical School and chief of staff at LBJ Hospital and Dr. Benjamin D. Levine, director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, are principal investigators for the study, joined by Dr. Hamilton of Wyle and Dr. Smith Johnston of NASA as co-investigators.

Wyle provides NASA's human space missions with biomedical and engineering services as part of a portfolio of science, information technology and engineering services to the federal government on long-term outsourcing contracts. Wyle also tests and evaluates aircraft, weapon systems, networks, and othe
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