Contrast Media

Contrast media, also called contrast agents, are used to enhance the blood and perfusion in tissues.This includes iodine based contrast for on computed tomography (CT), gadolinium based agents for MRI and lipid bubble contrast agents used in ultrasound.

Galt Medical, Health Line International Corp., Nexus CT Midline Catheter with MST Insertion Kit

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Technology | Contrast Media Injectors | October 01, 2015

October 1, 2015 — Galt Medical has partnered with Health Line International Corp. and launched the Nexus CT Midline...

Guerbet, acquisition, Mallinckrodt, CMDS business, contrast media, CT, MRI
News | Contrast Media | July 29, 2015

July 28, 2015 — Guerbet announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire...

MRI, gadolinium, contrast agents, Wolters Kluwer, safety issue
Feature | Contrast Media | June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 - New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of...

Bracco, Lumason, first U.S. echocardiography procedure, Morristown
Feature | June 04, 2015

June 4, 2015 - Bracco Imaging announced that the first...

Visipaque, IOCM, LOCM, angioplasty, EuroPCR 2015
News | May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 — Significantly fewer renal and cardiac events are associated with...

gadolinium, brain, contrast MRI, Radiology, Kanal
Feature | May 05, 2015

May 5, 2015 — New research, published in the journal Radiology, suggests some types of a popular...

Technology | March 06, 2015

March 6, 2015 — Bracco Imaging, through its business unit Bracco Injeneering SA, announced the availability of its...

nanoparticles, stroke, tPA, blood clot, magnetic, MRI, antiplatelet

Each nanoparticle is composed of an iron oxide core (red squares) that is swathed in albumin (grey) and the anti-clotting agent tPA (green). The iron oxide cubes are about 20 nm on a side.

News | February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015 — By loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage,...

Contrast media injectors. angiography contrast injectors

The Bayer Arterion contrast injector.

Feature | Contrast Media Injectors | February 10, 2015 | Raissa Rocha and Dave Fornell
There have been several recent advances with...
Nephrocheck Test System, Blood testing, contrast media

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News | January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015 — Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. announced the nationwide availability to hospitals of the...

Bayer Healthcare, Gadavist, FDA, approval, pediatric patients, contrast media

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Technology | January 06, 2015

January 6, 2015 — Bayer HealthCare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist...

Technology | December 23, 2014

December 23, 2014 — Bayer unveiled version 2.5 of its Radimetrics Enterprise Platform at the 2014 Radiological...

Feature | December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014 — Data from a Bayer study in children...

Technology | November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the availability of its Isovue (iopamidol injection) Imaging...

Technology | October 14, 2014

October 14, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lumason (sulfur hexafluoride lipid...

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