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.

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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News | September 30, 2014
September 30, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed marketing of the NephroCheck test, a first-of-a-...
Mallinckrodt U.S. Launch OptiSync Contrast Data Management System
Technology | September 25, 2014

September 25, 2014 — Mallinckrodt announced the U.S. launch of the OptiSync data management system as a new...

Contrast-Enhanced CT Safe for Most Patients. Patient Dave Fornell.
Feature | September 10, 2014

September 10, 2014 — According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected...

Feature | August 11, 2014

August 11, 2014 — Imaging experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a paper, "Guidelines...

Feature | July 03, 2014

July 3, 2014 — The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free...

Iodixanol Iopamidol Contrast Media Peripheral Arteriography ACC.14 Clinical Stud
Feature | April 04, 2014

April 4, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced results from a new...

News | March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014 – Manhattan Scientifics announced a collaboration with Azano Biotech that will make NanoMRX Precision...
Guerbet FlowSens Contrast Media Injectors CT Systems X-Ray
Feature | March 11, 2014

March 11, 2014 — Guerbet announced a worldwide launch of FlowSens, a...

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Feature | November 26, 2013
November 26, 2013 — Researchers say they have achieved enough coherence of the magnetic moment inherent in the defects...
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...

An electron microscope image shows bismuth ions (dark lines) sitting inside carbon nanotubes.

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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