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New research from the Netherlands suggests tiny microbubbles can be used to more effectively deliver a blood clot busting drug to patients while they are in the ambulance during acute heart attack...

August 28, 2012 — The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) applauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to modify the U.S. product label for several ultrasound...

August 28, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced important changes to the U.S. product label for Optison (perflutren protein-type A microspheres injectable suspension, USP), a...

July 31, 2012 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc., the U.S.-based company of the Bracco Group, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of MultiHance (gadobenate...

July 20, 2012 —Acusphere Inc. announced that it had completed the marketing authorization application (MAA) dossier for its lead product candidate, Imagify (perflubutane polymer microspheres) for...

July 13, 2012 — GE Healthcare and VPDiagnostics Inc. jointly announced today their co-marketing agreement for the VPDiagnostics’ MRI-PlaqueView software for carotid artery...

July 11, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc., a developer, manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic imaging agents, announced the publication of results from the CaRES (Contrast...

June 22, 2012 — Bayer HealthCare’s Radiology and Interventional unit has launched the new Mark 7 Arterion Injection System, the latest in the Medrad Mark series of angiographic...

June 8, 2012 — Bayer HealthCare announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Radimetrics Inc. that will offer U.S. healthcare professionals the industry’s first computed tomography...

June 8, 2012 — Bayer Radiology and Interventional has announced the introduction of the Certegra Workstation, an informatics-driven, touch-screen hub that enables time savings and improved patient...

Several technological advancements occurred in the PICC market in recent years that are changing the competitive landscape and driving growth. Increasingly, medical professionals are using...

May 14, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced new manufacturing and supply agreements with Jubilant HollisterStier LLC (JHS). Under separate agreements, JHS will manufacture Cardiolite...

April 13, 2012 — Researchers at The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center have successfully used nanotechnology to target a protein that plays a key role in atherosclerosis...

April 4, 2012 — Medrad (Bayer) recently introduced the Mark 7 Arterion angiographic contrast injection system. The system is much smaller, lighter-weight, more ergonomic and easier to maneuver...

Incidences of renal complications, specifically acute renal failure (ARF) and new hemodialysis (HD), continue to increase significantly among Medicare beneficiaries (MB) admitted for percutaneous...

March 12, 2012 — A new study shows that the use of gadobenate dimeglumine, the highest relaxivity gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) available for central nervous system (CNS) magnetic...

March 9, 2012 — Researchers have developed a method to label transplanted cells so they can be tracked by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In the future, as cell therapies become a more integral...

March 7, 2012 — Covidien announced the global launch of the Optivantage dual-head computed tomography (CT) contrast media delivery system with simultaneous injection.

February 29, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced a strategic distribution arrangement for its Definity cardiac ultrasound contrast agent in the People’s Republic of China, including...

February 2, 2012 — AngioDynamics entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Navilyst Medical in a transaction valued at $372 million based on the Jan. 30 closing stock price of...