Frequently Asked Questions

Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) FAQs

  • Who do I contact if I have a GLP question?

  • What is a System?

  • What is included in DSI’s onsite assistance offering for the GLP package?

  • Will DSI complete a customer validation of a system?

  • When does a system need to be revalidated?

  • What is validation and why do I need to do a validation?

  • What is the PNM-VSP validation package?

  • How long will the validation of a system take?

  • What is a Vendor Audit?

Data Services FAQs

  • Who do I contact if I have a question about Data Analysis Services (DAS)?

  • How much does DAS cost?

  • Are there study consultation fees?

  • What kind of data can be analyzed?

  • What acquisition systems can you report data from?

  • How long will it take to get results back?

  • How will the data be secured?

  • Can DSI analyze data collected in a GLP setting?

  • How qualified are DSI’s analysts?

Implantable Telemetry FAQs

  • I seem to be reading pressure offsets higher than expected from a number of my implants. Is there something that I am doing wrong?

  • Where can I find information on the storage and re-sterilization of DSI transmitters?

  • What are the Hydrogen Peroxide, Ethylene Oxide and Gamma Radiation Sterilization Policies for DSI?

  • Can I re-sterilize my re-gel syringe(s)?

  • How do I re-gel my transmitters?

  • What are the precautions of blown sensors in blood pressure transmitters?

  • I recently implanted several TA-D70 transmitters. For all of the transmitters, the temperature waveform was steady at about 34 degrees C. This value didn't change at all. Did I do something wrong?

  • What if I have reason to believe that a transmitter is not working correctly or has failed prematurely?

  • How do I monitor transmitters with a Battery Monitor Mode?

  • How do I check the accuracy of Pressure Transmitters?

  • How do I straighten catheters?

  • What if the transmitter has been damaged?

  • Can you use a Defibrillator with DSI Transmitters?

  • What if I have a cage that allows the animal and transmitter to be farther away from the receiver than the specified range? Do you have any options for that?

  • What is the purpose of a biopotential reference lead?

  • What is the freezing temperature of a pressure catheter?

  • What happens when a transmitter reaches the end of its battery life?

  • Can a MRI machine be used with transmitters?

Software FAQs

Surgical FAQs