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.

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News | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. announced the nationwide availability to hospitals of the...
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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 Society...
Feature | December 16, 2014
December 16, 2014 — Data from a Bayer study in children less than 2 years of age (infants) was presented at the 2014...
Technology | November 24, 2014
November 24, 2014 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the availability of its Isovue (iopamidol injection) Imaging Bulk...
Technology | October 14, 2014
October 14, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lumason (sulfur hexafluoride lipid microsphere...
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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 technology...
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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 for...
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 clinical study, which showed that patients receiving...
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 contrast agent injection solution used in X-ray...
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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...