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 | Contrast Media

February 7, 2018 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) introduced a new contrast reaction card that summarizes ...

Time February 07, 2018
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News | Contrast Media

January 30, 2018 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the labeling of its contrast agent MultiHance has obtained U.S ...

Time January 30, 2018
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January 19, 2018 — Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced initiation of a program to develop contrast agents with reduced ...

Time January 19, 2018
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Blog | RSNA 2017 | Dave Fornell

The Radiological Association of North America's (RSNA) 2017 conference will be remembered as the year artificial ...

Time January 18, 2018
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News | Contrast Media

January 11, 2018 — There is no evidence that accumulation in the brain of the element gadolinium speeds cognitive ...

Time January 11, 2018
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News | Cardiac Imaging

January 9, 2018 – Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called ...

Time January 09, 2018
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Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Emanuel Kanal, M.D., director of MRI services and professor of radiology and neuroradiology at the University of ...

Time December 19, 2017
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Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a new drug safety communication is this week that it is ...

Time December 19, 2017
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Blog | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | Dave Fornell

Over the past couple years covering the news about gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) retention in the brain, skin ...

Time December 15, 2017
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Technology | Contrast Media

December 12, 2017 — Brainlab announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its Contrast Clearance ...

Time December 12, 2017
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Technology | Contrast Media

December 11, 2017 — Sectra recently announced the global introduction of gadolinium tracking in its dose monitoring ...

Time December 11, 2017
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Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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

Time December 07, 2017
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News | Contrast Media

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

Time October 10, 2017
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Feature | Contrast Media | By Dave Fornell

Over the past decade, several clinical studies have shown gadolinium-based magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast ...

Time October 04, 2017
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News | Contrast Media

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

Time September 12, 2017
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September 7, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a meeting of the Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory ...

Time September 07, 2017
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Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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

Time September 06, 2017
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News | Contrast Media

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

Time August 29, 2017
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August 15, 2017 — The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has provided new guidance in the ...

Time August 15, 2017
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Feature | Contrast Media | By Dave Fornell

Here are several updates in medical imaging contrast media agents. Two of the biggest news items were related to safety ...

Time July 28, 2017
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