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 | 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...

Contrast Agents Mayo Clinic Clinical Study Kidney Injury
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-...

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...

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