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.

Feature | August 11, 2014

August 11, 2014 — Imaging experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a paper, "Guidelines...

News | July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014 — Scientists have designed a new self-assembling nanoparticle that targets tumors, to help doctors...

Imaging Fat of the Bone

Images show the effect of exercise on fat inside bone marrow.*

Feature | July 16, 2014

July 16, 2014 — In your bones, there is fat. Why? Researchers do not know, but they have theories. How does it get...

Mobile AUC App Update Encourages Appropriate Use of TEE, Contrast and Stress Imaging
Feature | July 03, 2014

July 3, 2014 — The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free...

FDA Approves Gadavist (Gadobutrol) Injection as First Contrast Agent for Breast MRI in United States
Technology | June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014 — Bayer HealthCare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new indication for...

FDA Approves Lipiodol (Ethiodized Oil) to Image Tumors in Adults With Known Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Technology | April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014 — Guerbet announced that Lipiodol was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),...

Iodixanol Iopamidol Contrast Media Peripheral Arteriography ACC.14 Clinical Stud
Feature | April 04, 2014

April 4, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced results from a new...

Manhattan Scientifics Begins Commercial Introduction Of Nanoparticles for Use in MRI
News | March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014 – Manhattan Scientifics announced a collaboration with Azano Biotech that will make NanoMRX Precision...
Guerbet FlowSens Contrast Media Injectors CT Systems X-Ray
Feature | March 11, 2014

March 11, 2014 — Guerbet announced a worldwide launch of FlowSens, a...

Feature | March 05, 2014

March 5, 2014 — Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute and Department of Neurosurgery...

Ultrasound Systems Contrast Media Clinical Study Tumor Visualization
Feature | January 31, 2014
January 31, 2014 — Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have achieved higher resolution...
Contrast Agent Linked With Brain Abnormalities on MRI
Feature | December 18, 2013

December 18, 2013 — For the first time, researchers have confirmed an association between a common magnetic...

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Feature | November 26, 2013
November 26, 2013 — Researchers say they have achieved enough coherence of the magnetic moment inherent in the defects...
News | November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013 – GE Healthcare announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug...

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News | November 15, 2013
November 15, 2013 — Guerbet announced that Novation, a health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting...
Lack of Off-Label Promotion Guidance Leaves Companies in the Dark
Feature | November 13, 2013

November 13, 2013 – No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved...

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Technology | October 22, 2013
October 22, 2013 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the availability of...
News | October 21, 2013

October 21, 2013 – Guerbet announced that it has been granted Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug...

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News | October 03, 2013

October 3, 2013 — The Arthritis Foundation awarded $1 million to the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City,...

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