Contrast Media

Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 07, 2017

Max Wintermark, M.D., professor of radiology and chief of neuroradiology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, discussed...

Guerbet to Participate in French Interventional Radiology Conference
News | Contrast Media | October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 — Guerbet announced it will be taking part in the 65th edition of the Journées Francophones de...

Trends in contrast media used in magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography

Image courtesy of Bayer

Feature | Contrast Media | October 04, 2017 | By Dave Fornell

Over the past decade, several clinical studies have shown gadolinium-based...

FDA Committee Votes to Expand Warning Labels on Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee (MIDAC)...

FDA Holds MIDAC Meeting on Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a meeting of the Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory...

FDA Approves Guerbet's Dotarem for Pediatric Patients Younger Than Two Years
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — Guerbet LLC USA announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dotarem...

European Medicines Agency Issues Update on Gadolinium Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017 — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a final opinion that recommended restricting the use of...

ISMRM Issues Guidelines for MRI Gadolinium Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has provided new guidance in...

Contrast Media from Bayer, trends in contrast media and developments in contrast media
Feature | Contrast Media | July 28, 2017 | By Dave Fornell

Here are several updates in medical imaging ...

Guerbet Announces Plans to Streamline Contrast Media Portfolio, gadolinium MRI contrast
News | Contrast Media | July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 — Guerbet recently announced that it will phase out sales throughout the world of two products:...

ACR Offers Revised Contrast Media in Imaging Manual
News | Contrast Media | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently revised its authoritative guide for the safe and...

GE Healthcares imaging agent Visipaque, iodixanol, is now cleared for use with cardiac CT angiography, CCTA
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for GE Healthcare’s ...

FDA says gadolinium retention in the brain is not a safety issue
Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review of the safety ramifications of gadolinium-based...

Targeted MRI Could Pinpoint Aggressive Prostate Cancers Before They Spread

The ZD2-Gd probe, represented by the orange ball and green arrow, binds to the EDB-FN in the prostate cancer cells with high metastatic potential. This results in a strong MRI signal (upper right). Prostate cancer cells with low metastatic potential have no EDB-FN and so there is no MRI signal (lower right). Credit: Han, et al., Bioconjug Chem-Apr-2017

News | Prostate Cancer | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 — A research team funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) has...

Scientists Develop Novel Chemical Dye to Improve MRI Liver Cancer Imaging
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a novel nanodiamond-based...

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Contrast Media Injectors | April 13, 2017

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The volume of computed tomography (CT) imaging exams continues to...

PRAC, European Medicines Agency, gadolinium-based contrast agents, safety recommendations, brain MRI
News | Contrast Media | March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017 — The Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) of the European Medicines Agency recently...

Technical University of Munich, Munich Compact Light Source, MuCLS, angiography, contrast agents

(a) Photograph of the sample in waterbath. (b) Empty image of full MuCLS beam. (c) Quasi-mono-energetic angiography image of a porcine heart acquired at the MuCLS, with iodine-based contrast agent injected into the left coronary artery. Visible are the left anterior descending artery (LAD) and the left circumflex artery (LCX). Image courtesy of the authors.

News | Angiography | March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017 — The most prevalent method for obtaining images of clogged coronary vessels is coronary...

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Feature | Contrast Media Injectors | March 02, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis

With medical imaging use on the rise, contrast media...

Lantheus Medical Imaging, Definity, FDA approval, label update, echocardiography, cardiac shunt contraindication
Technology | Contrast Media | February 02, 2017

February 2, 2017 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a...

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