News tagged with contrast agents

Double strike to fight cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Diagnosis and treatment form the basis of modern medicine. Traditionally, they are two separate steps; however, it doesn’t have to be that way. The term “theranostic” refers to the combination ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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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 imaging ...

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, far less prevalent. ...

dateMar 26, 2013 in Engineering
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