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The purpose of this article is to review gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA)-enhanced MRI applications in the genitourinary system.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: AJR. American journal of roentgenology
Increasing awareness of potential side effects from gadolinium-based contrast agents has underlined the need for contrast-free magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Numerous recent articles evaluated the ...
Gadolinium(III) complexes have been widely utilised as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents for decades. In recent years however, concerns have developed about their toxicity, believed to ...
Breast lesion detection and characterization with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: Prospective randomized intraindividual comparison of gadoterate meglumine (0.15 mmol/kg) and gadobenate dimeglumine (0.075 mmol/kg) at 3T.
Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (CE-MRI) of the breast is highly sensitive for breast cancer detection. Multichannel coils and 3T scanners can increase signal, spatial, and temporal resol...
Recent studies of adults have found an association between hyperintensity of the dentate nucleus (DN) and globus pallidus (GP) on T -weighted images (T WI) and a history of linear gadolinium-based con...
Activatable imaging probes are promising to achieve increased signal-to-noise ratio for accurate tumor diagnosis and treatment monitoring. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive imaging tec...
The study is being conducted to gain knowledge about a new dose of a diagnostic drug that is used for contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the human central nervous system...
The purpose of this study is to prospectively collect data on the pattern of use for gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) in real-life setting with special reference to Clariscan after...
Gadolinium contrast agents are frequently administered for MRI imaging. Very little is known of its toxicity outside of patients with reduced renal function.
The primary objective of this trial is to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of 2D and 4D contrast enhanced ultrasound for monitoring transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) response ...
Conventional vascular imaging techniques are often either contra-indicated in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients due to their relative invasiveness, risks and cost. Computed tomography ...
A chronic, acquired, idiopathic, progressive eruption of the skin that occurs in the context of RENAL FAILURE. It is sometimes accompanied by systemic fibrosis. The pathogenesis seems to be multifactorial, with postulated involvement of circulating fibrocytes. There is a strong association between this disorder and the use of gadolinium-based contrast agents.
A complex of gadolinium with a chelating agent, diethylenetriamine penta-acetic acid (DTPA see PENTETIC ACID), that is given to enhance the image in cranial and spinal MRIs. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p706)
The use of light interaction (scattering, absorption, and fluorescence) with biological tissue to obtain morphologically based information. It includes measuring inherent tissue optical properties such as scattering, absorption, and autofluorescence; or optical properties of exogenous targeted fluorescent molecular probes such as those used in optical MOLECULAR IMAGING, or nontargeted optical CONTRAST AGENTS.
Substances used to allow enhanced visualization of tissues.
The use of molecularly targeted imaging probes to localize and/or monitor biochemical and cellular processes via various imaging modalities that include RADIONUCLIDE IMAGING; ULTRASONOGRAPHY; MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING; fluorescence imaging; and MICROSCOPY.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...