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 | October 28, 2010

MedRad’s Connect.PACS informatics solution instantly integrates each patient’s CT contrast-injection record...

Technology | October 27, 2010

P3T PA (pulmonary angiography), from Medrad, is a personalized contrast-dosing software that increases the...

Technology | October 27, 2010

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

News | October 26, 2010

October 26, 2010 - Agfa Healthcare has acquired Insight Agents GmbH in Germany, allowing the company to...

News | October 19, 2010

October 19, 2010 — CardioGen-82 (Rubidium Rb 82 Generator) when used with positron emission tomography (PET)...

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 30, 2010

August 23, 2010 — The Intego positron emission tomography (PET) infusion system is now listed with Novation LLC, one...

Polymer Bottle Packaging Receives GE's Ecomaginationsm Approval
Feature | August 26, 2010

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

News | August 26, 2010

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

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 – A new beverage has been released that masks the taste of oral iodinated contrast used in...

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...

Technology | July 07, 2010

July 7, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Medrad Inc. clearance to market the...

News | June 15, 2010

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

News | June 08, 2010

June 8, 2010 – A recent study found a potential new molecular imaging agent combined with post-scan image processing...