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 | 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...

News | November 14, 2011

November 14, 2011 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) reported that the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs...

News | November 03, 2011

November 3, 2011 – Lantheus Medical Imaging announced important changes to the U.S. product label for Definity Vial...

Technology | October 26, 2011

October 26, 2011 – Lantheus Medical Imaging announced it has been awarded three-year supplier contracts with Premier...

News | October 04, 2011

October 4, 2011 – The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) submitted a petition this week to the U.S....

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