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 | December 16, 2010

December 16, 2010 – Bracco Imaging demonstrated how its customized evidence-based diagnostic imaging...

Technology | November 01, 2010

The Titan 3T is a works-in-progress magnetic resonance (MR) system from Toshiba. The system has several patient-...

Technology | October 27, 2010

Bracco offers contrast imaging agents for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), angiography...

News | October 14, 2010

October 14, 2010 – An injectable magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) blood pool imaging agent has been...

News | September 10, 2010

September 10, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring that gadolinium-based...

News | August 26, 2010

August 25, 2010 - Polymer bottle packaging for contrast media is now included in the GE Healthcare...

Feature | August 26, 2010

August 25, 2010 - GE Healthcare announced that polymer bottle packaging is now included in the company’s...

News | August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010 – Evidence suggests the use of contrast agents for echocardiography is safe and not...

News | August 18, 2010

August 18, 2010 - Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have for the first time developed a way...

News | July 16, 2010

July 16, 2010 – Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. this week announced the launch of its ultrasound contrast...

Technology | July 12, 2010

July 12, 2010 – GE Healthcare Medical Diagnostics today announced the market reintroduction of Optison (Perflutren...

News | July 12, 2010

July 12, 2010 – Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. today announced that it has acquired the balance of the...

News | July 09, 2010

July 9, 2010 – Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced this week that it has signed a new manufacturing and...

contrast media injectors, angiographic contrast injector

Medrads Avanta injection system offers fixed or variable flow contrast and saline delivery on demand, replacing the manual manifold and syringe in the cath lab.

Feature | Contrast Media Injectors | July 08, 2010 | Dave Fornell

Automated contrast media...

News | June 15, 2010

June 15, 2010 – A new study evaluating the safety of an echocardiography contrast agent found that the agent did not...

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