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 | 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-...

Clinical Study Catherization Kindey Damage Contrast Media
Feature | November 08, 2012

November 8, 2012 — A hydration regimen tailored to the patient’s fluid status was effective in reducing damage to...

News | October 09, 2012

October 9, 2012 — Physicians announced that tiny microbubbles are being used to more effectively deliver a blood...

Blog | September 04, 2012

Like an eyewitness to a freight train bearing down on a rocket fuel truck at a railroad crossing, I couldn’t avoid...

News | August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012 — The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) applauded the U.S. Food and Drug...

News | August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced important changes to the U.S. product label for Optison (perflutren...

Technology | July 31, 2012

July 31, 2012 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc., the U.S.-based company of the Bracco Group, announced that the U.S. Food...

News | July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012 — Acusphere Inc. announced that it had completed the marketing authorization application (MAA) dossier...

MRI-PlaqueView's 3-D visualization of carotid plaque morphology and composition.

News | July 13, 2012

July 13, 2012 — GE Healthcare and VPDiagnostics Inc. jointly announced today their co-marketing agreement for the...

News | July 11, 2012

July 11, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc., a developer, manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic imaging...

Technology | June 22, 2012

June 22, 2012 — Bayer HealthCare’s Radiology and Interventional unit has launched the new Mark 7 Arterion Injection...

Technology | June 11, 2012

June 8, 2012 — Bayer HealthCare announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Radimetrics Inc. that will...

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