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 syringe packs with spikes, to be used when...

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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-ray...
Positron Corp PosiRx 3000-Series Pharmacy Automation Systems
Technology | May 16, 2013
May 16, 2013 — Positron Corp. announced the release of the PosiRx 3000-Series, its latest pharmacy automation systems....
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 (gadoterate...
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 contrast agents for computed tomography...
News | March 05, 2013
March 5, 2013 - Bayer Healthcare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad Intego positron emission...
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 angiography is now confirmed as a risk factor for...
News | January 18, 2013
January 18, 2013 — GE Healthcare announced that it has filed a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) that will allow...
News | December 04, 2012
December 4, 2012 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. is voluntarily initiating a Class I recall of nine lots of Isovue (iopamidol...
Videos | Cath Lab | November 09, 2012
Results from the POSEIDON Trial were presented at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2012. Data showed a...