Contrast Media

GE Healthcare, Optison ultrasound contrast agent, FDA labeling change, cardiac shunts, intra-arterial injection
Technology | Contrast Media | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label...

Toshiba, Aplio 500 Platinum ultrasound, International Contrast Ultrasound Society, ICUS, live case, contrast-enhanced ultrasound
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced that its Aplio 500 Platinum...

DyeVer, Osprey, Ospray, contrast reduction system
News | Cath Lab | August 05, 2016

August 5, 2016 — Osprey Medical Inc. said it received commitments from investors for approximately $28 million...

gadolinium, ACR Manual on Contrast Media, update, FDA safety concerns
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 12, 2016

July 12, 2016 — The updated American College of Radiology (ACR) Manual on Contrast Media contains a statement...

Osprey Avert
News | Cath Lab | May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016 — In the largest study of its kind, a new device has been found to significantly reduce the volume of...

MR angiography, MRA, Bayer, Gadavist, gadobutrol injection, FDA approval, supra-aortic arteries
Technology | Contrast Media | April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016 — Bayer announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved...


Kidney ultrasound perfusion exam, courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Angiography | April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 — Patients treated with CMX-2043 — an investigational drug that has previously shown some ability to...

News | Contrast Media | April 13, 2016

April 13, 2016 — The global market for ...

Duke University study, molecular lightbulbs, MRI imaging agent

Duke scientists have discovered a new class of inexpensive and long-lived molecular tags that enhance MRI signals by 10,000-fold. To activate the tags, the researchers mix them with a newly developed catalyst (center) and a special form of hydrogen (gray), converting them into long-lived magnetic resonance 'lightbulbs' that might be used to track disease metabolism in real time. Image courtesy of Thomas Theis, Duke University.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016 — Duke University researchers have taken a major step towards realizing a new form of...

stroke damage, MRI, contrast agent, gelatinase, University of Missouri study
News | Stroke | March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 ― A team of researchers led by the University of Missouri School of Medicine has developed a new,...

ultrasound-activated microbubbles, heart attack, pig model, NIBIB, human clinical trials

An ultrasound-stimulated microbubble burrows through a fibrin clot (green) allowing penetration of the surrounding fluid into the clot (yellow). Image courtesy of Christopher Acconci and David Goertz, University of Toronto.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 — Researchers funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)...

ACC late breakers
News | ACC | February 09, 2016

The following are the late-breaking clinical trial presentations presented at the 2016 American College of...

Photo courtesy of Vital Images

News | ACC | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 — In 2015, results from the ITALIC and CvLPRIT trials, along with studies examining lifestyle...

Access Scientific, Powerwand midline IV catheter, CT contrast injection

Image courtesy of Access Scientific LLC

Technology | Contrast Media | November 02, 2015

November 2, 2015 — Access Scientific LLC announced validation of the Powerwand midline IV catheter for power-...

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