Tag: gadolinium

Iron substitute for gadolinium

Company Funded under STTR to Develop an Iron-Based Alternative to Gadolinium Contrast Media Gadolinium contrast media, also known as MRI contrast media, dyes or agents, is a chemical substance used in MRI scans and exams to make the internal body organs more visible. However, the medical industry is concerned about the effects of gadolinium on […]

Gadolinium Remains in Gliomas

According to a recent study published in the Neuroradiology, a team of researchers has identified gadolinium. The study involved identification of gadolinium from MRI contrast result in gliomas, which lies next to normal brain tissues and the necrosis. In addition, the Finnish team discovered gadolinium retention to be much higher in patients receiving liner gadolinium-based […]