Molecular Biosystems Inc. Company Profile

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Molecular Biosystems, Inc. is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of ultrasound contrast imaging agents. These contrast agents are used primarily to improve the real-time images ("moving pictures") of organs and body structures, especially the heart, obtained through ultrasound examinations. MBI's products are designed to increase the diagnosticusefulness of ultrasound examinations through enhanced visualization of structures and vasculature, and to reduce the need for diagnostic procedures that may be more expensive, time-consuming, or invasive. MBI is the first and only company to obtain marketing approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for ultrasound contrast agents, having gained approvals for ALBUNEX-Registered Trademark-_in 1994 and for OPTISON-TM- (the Company's second-generation agent) in 1997. OPTISON, a significant improvement over ALBUNEX in terms of efficacy, is used to detect heart disease by assessing blood flow within the heart chambers and by identifying the location of the chamber borders and the movement of the chamber walls ("cardiac function").


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San Diego
United States of America


Phone: 619 452 0681

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