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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Recent publications in the medical literature hav...

New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients annually, according to a new paper. The paper was published online by the journal Invest...

Bracco Imaging announced that the first echocardiography imaging procedure with Lumason was performed in May at Morristown Medical Center, part of the Atlantic Health System, in New Jersey. This is the first administration after the developme...

New research, published in the journal Radiology, suggests some types of a popular contrast agent used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams may remain in the brain for years, but that the long-term effects are unknown.

FDA, gadolinium, MRI, contrast agents, GBCAs, safety, brain deposits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for...
MRI, gadolinium, contrast agents, Wolters Kluwer, safety issue
New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients...
Bracco, Lumason, first U.S. echocardiography procedure, Morristown
Bracco Imaging announced that the first echocardiography imaging procedure with Lumason was performed in May at Morristown Medical Center, part of the...
Visipaque, IOCM, LOCM, angioplasty, EuroPCR 2015
Significantly fewer renal and cardiac events are associated with angioplasty procedures using isosmolar contrast medium (IOCM) agent Visipaque (iodixanol) than...
Bracco Imaging, through its business unit Bracco Injeneering SA, announced the availability of its EmpowerCTA+, an advanced engineering
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Gadavist (gadobutrol) injection for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in...
Version 2.5 of Bayer's Radimetrics Enterprise Platform has new features that can help radiologists and hospital administrators meet new...
The Isovue (iopamidol injection) Imaging Bulk Package (IBP) from Bracco Imaging Inc. is a specific combination multi-patient, multi-dose...

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FDA, gadolinium, MRI, contrast agents, GBCAs, safety, brain deposits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for...
MRI, gadolinium, contrast agents, Wolters Kluwer, safety issue
New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients...
Bracco, Lumason, first U.S. echocardiography procedure, Morristown
Bracco Imaging announced that the first echocardiography imaging procedure with Lumason was performed in May at Morristown Medical Center, part of the...
gadolinium, brain, contrast MRI, Radiology, Kanal
New research, published in the journal Radiology, suggests some types of a popular contrast agent used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams may remain in...

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