However, each imaging mode requires a specific class of contrast agent
which cannot be used together.
It is the first time a non-synthetic contrast agent
has been used in human magnetic resonance tomography examinations, and the results are promising.
To address the need for an MRI contrast agent
that demonstrates greater effectiveness and lower toxicity, Dr.
The fabrication of novel nanobubble ultrasound contrast agent
for potential tumor imaging.
If the synthetic HDL works as well in people, Cormode says, the new contrast agent
will improve physicians' ability to track the effectiveness of plaque-busting treatments.
Milk may be an ideal contrast agent
and play a large role for those who refuse to drink traditional contrast agents
, such as children," Dr.
The patients developed NSF within three months after receiving the gadolinium-containing contrast agent
can be used with many types of imaging examinations, including x-ray exams, computed tomography scans and magnetic resonance imaging.
a 277-bed acute care community hospital, increased costs related to the use of new low-osmolar contrast agents
have been estimated to be at least $600,000 per year.
Ultrasound contrast agents
are administered intravenously during a noninvasive ultrasound scan to improve image clarity.
The non-ionic, iso-osmotic, dimeric, iodine contrast agent
containing iodine 320 mg / ml - 210 liters in packs:
To create an improved contrast agent
for X-ray imaging, Wilson and his colleagues have also bonded multiple iodine atoms to the outside of C-60 molecules.
ICUS, a cross-specialty society of international medical experts, filed a Citizen Petition with the FDA in September asking the agency to remove boxed warnings from ultrasound contrast agents
, stating that the warnings deter use of a safe, inexpensive and radiation-free diagnostic imaging tool with potential life-saving benefits for patients.
He and his colleagues have paired MRI with a special contrast agent
to reveal changes in blood flow to brain tumors.
This property makes the compound a potential contrast agent
for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).