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 | October 21, 2013

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

MRI systems clinical trial/study contrast media hospital for special surgery
News | October 03, 2013

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

An electron microscope image shows bismuth ions (dark lines) sitting inside carbon nanotubes.

An electron microscope image shows bismuth ions (dark lines) sitting inside carbon nanotubes.

News | September 05, 2013

September 5, 2013 — Scientists at Rice University have trapped bismuth in a nanotube cage to tag stem cells for X-...

First U.S. Injection of Dotarem (Gadoterate Meglumine) Performed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
News | July 30, 2013

July 30, 2013 — Guerbet has announced that Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Cincinnati Children's)...

Videos | Neuro Imaging | June 24, 2013

Peter Herscovitch, M.D., SNMMI president-elect, explains the advances in molecular imaging for Alzheimer's disease...

Positron Corp PosiRx 3000-Series Pharmacy Automation Systems
Technology | May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013 — Positron Corp. announced the release of the PosiRx 3000-Series, its latest pharmacy automation...

News | May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013 — A new method of dynamic, personalized intravenous hydration significantly reduces the percentage of...

MRidium 3860
News | April 22, 2013

April 22, 2013 — HealthTrust has awarded IRadimed Corp. a contract for its MRidium...

Technology | March 22, 2013

March 21, 2013 -- Guerbet announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dotarem (...

News | March 14, 2013

March 14, 2013 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted...

Contrast Agents Mayo Clinic Clinical Study Kidney Injury
Feature | March 12, 2013

March 12, 2013 — Many physicians have long believed that the use of intravenous...

Bayer Enters Agreement to Expand Markets for Medrad Intego PET Infusion System
News | March 05, 2013

March 5, 2013 - Bayer Healthcare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad Intego positron...

Dotarem Guebert LLC FDA NDA Approval Contrast Media MRI Systems
News | February 20, 2013

February 20, 2013 — Guerbet announced that the Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee to U.S. Food and Drug...

News | February 07, 2013

 

February 7, 2013 — Performing heart surgery on the same day as...

News | January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013 — GE Healthcare announced that it has filed a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) that will...

 Bracco prefilled syringes
News | December 04, 2012

December 4, 2012 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. is voluntarily initiating a Class I recall of nine lots of Isovue (...

Blog | September 04, 2012

Like an eyewitness to a freight train bearing down on a rocket fuel truck at a railroad crossing, I couldn’t avoid...

News | August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012 — The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) applauded the U.S. Food and Drug...

News | August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced important changes to the U.S. product label for Optison (perflutren...

Feature | August 17, 2012

Bayer HealthCare highlighted its Certegra Total Dose Management solution to attendees at the AHRA 2012 annual...