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Data from a Bayer study in children less than 2 years of age (infants) was presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting....

September 10, 2014 — According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography (CT) images can be safely used in...

Imaging experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a paper, "Guidelines for the Cardiac Sonographer in the Performance of Contrast Echocardiography: A Focused Update from...

The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free mobile Echo AUC app at the ASE Silver Anniversary Scientific Sessions in Portland, Ore., last...

Iodixanol Iopamidol Contrast Media Peripheral Arteriography ACC.14 Clinical Stud

GE Healthcare announced results from a new clinical study, which showed that patients receiving iodixanol (Visipaque) 320mg I/ml reported less discomfort, characterized by heat or cold sensation...

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Researchers say they have achieved enough coherence of the magnetic moment inherent in the defects of miniscule diamond fragments to harness their potential for precise quantum sensors in a...

No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs and devices for off-label uses, yet regulators continue to aggressively pursue civil and...

Contrast Agents Mayo Clinic Clinical Study Kidney Injury

Many physicians have long believed that the use of intravenous contrast agents for computed tomography (CT) scans can cause acute kidney injury. New Mayo Clinic research questions the strength of...

Clinical Study Catherization Kindey Damage Contrast Media

November 8, 2012 — A hydration regimen tailored to the patient’s fluid status was effective in reducing damage to kidneys in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization, according to a study...

Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is a significant problem resulting from the use of iodine contrast agents in computed tomography (CT) scans and cath lab angiography. It can have...