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.

The new Mark 7 Arterion angiographic injector is small, light-weigh and easy to use.

Feature | May 15, 2012 | Rohan Panda, Frost & Sullivan Healthcare Research Associate

Medical devices employed for injecting radio-opaque contrast media into the body to enhance the...

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Feature | Angiography | May 15, 2012 | Mark Michael, M.D., and Jeffrey A. Breall, M.D., Ph.D.

Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is a significant problem resulting from the use of iodine contrast agents in...

News | May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced new manufacturing and supply agreements with Jubilant...

News | April 13, 2012

April 13, 2012 — Researchers at The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center have successfully used...

Technology | April 04, 2012

April 4, 2012 — Medrad (Bayer) recently introduced the Mark 7 Arterion angiographic...

News | April 03, 2012

April 3, 2012 — Incidences of renal complications, specifically acute renal failure (ARF) and new hemodialysis (HD...

News | March 12, 2012

March 12, 2012 — A new study shows that the use of gadobenate dimeglumine, the highest relaxivity gadolinium-based...

News | March 09, 2012

March 9, 2012 — Researchers have developed a method to label transplanted cells so they can be tracked by...

Technology | March 07, 2012

March 7, 2012 — Covidien announced the global launch of the Optivantage dual-head...

Illustration of Definity use in Apical 4 Chamber imaging

News | February 29, 2012

February 29, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced a strategic distribution arrangement for its Definity...

News | February 02, 2012

February 2, 2012 — AngioDynamics entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Navilyst Medical in a...

News | January 18, 2012

January 18, 2012 — PLC Systems Inc. announced that final results from the MYTHOS investigator-sponsored clinical...

News | January 06, 2012

January 6, 2012 - Bracco Imaging SpA has acquired Swiss Medical Care (SMC), a Swiss company headquartered in...

Technology | December 29, 2011

December 29, 2011 — Medrad Inc. recently released the Certegra Informatics Connect.RIS vendor-neutral informatics...

Covidien's Optivantage injector system is radiofrequency identification (RFID) enabled to automatically record information from the syringe and sends it to the injector head.

Feature | November 22, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Automated contrast media injectors control contrast dosage, record the amount used and speed injections to keep up...

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