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.

News | November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013 – GE Healthcare announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Feature | November 13, 2013

November 13, 2013 – No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved...

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Technology | October 22, 2013
October 22, 2013 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the availability of...

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News | September 05, 2013

September 5, 2013 — Scientists at Rice University have trapped bismuth in a nanotube cage to tag stem cells for X-...

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Technology | May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013 — Positron Corp. announced the release of the PosiRx 3000-Series, its latest pharmacy automation...

News | May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013 — A new method of dynamic, personalized intravenous hydration significantly reduces the percentage of...

Technology | March 22, 2013

March 21, 2013 -- Guerbet announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dotarem (...

News | March 14, 2013

March 14, 2013 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted...

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Feature | March 12, 2013

March 12, 2013 — Many physicians have long believed that the use of intravenous...

News | March 05, 2013

March 5, 2013 - Bayer Healthcare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad Intego positron...

Dotarem Guebert LLC FDA NDA Approval Contrast Media MRI Systems
News | February 20, 2013

February 20, 2013 — Guerbet announced that the Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee to U.S. Food and Drug...

News | February 07, 2013

 

February 7, 2013 — Performing heart surgery on the same day as...

News | January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013 — GE Healthcare announced that it has filed a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) that will...

News | December 04, 2012

December 4, 2012 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. is voluntarily initiating a Class I recall of nine lots of Isovue (...

Videos | Cath Lab | November 09, 2012

Results from the POSEIDON Trial were presented at TCT 2012. Data showed a positive strategy to prevent contrast-...

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