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 | 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...
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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,...
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-ray...
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) last...
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Technology | May 16, 2013
May 16, 2013 — Positron Corp. announced the release of the PosiRx 3000-Series, its latest pharmacy automation systems....
News | May 13, 2013
May 13, 2013 — A new method of dynamic, personalized intravenous hydration significantly reduces the percentage of...
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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 (gadoterate...
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 emission...
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 allow...
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News | December 04, 2012
December 4, 2012 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. is voluntarily initiating a Class I recall of nine lots of Isovue (iopamidol...