News tagged with contrast agents

Two-in-one imaging agents

(PhysOrg.com) -- Accurate visualization of living systems is key to the correct diagnosis and effective treatment of many diseases, as well as an improved understanding of biological processes. Magnetic resonance ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Materials Science
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More light for medicine

PET scan, CT and MRI are almost standard in today's diagnostics – highly developed and very sophisticated. Although more capable and less cost-intensive, laser-optical diagnosis methods are, up to now, ...

dateMar 26, 2013 in Engineering
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Detection of early gastric cancer using hydro-stomach CT

A research team from South Korea evaluated the difference in diagnostic performance of hydro-stomach computed tomography (CT) to detect early gastric cancer (EGC) between blinded and nonblinded analysis and to assess independent ...

dateMar 15, 2011 in Cancer
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Scientists can predict nano drug outcome

Scientists including one from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston successfully predicted the outcome of a nano drug on breast tumors in a pre-clinical study. Their research could help determine which ...

dateFeb 05, 2009 in Medical research
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Better MRI scans of cancers made possible

Researcher Kristina Djanashvili has developed a substance that enables doctors to get better MRI scans of tumours. On Tuesday 13 January, Djanashvili will be soon awarded a doctorate by TU Delft, Netherlands, for her work ...

dateJan 13, 2009 in Cancer
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