+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Contrast enhancement in magnetic resonance imaging using intravenous paramagnetic contrast media: A review



Contrast enhancement in magnetic resonance imaging using intravenous paramagnetic contrast media: A review



Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 41(1): 4-7



Interest in magnetic resonance (MR) imaging as a major diagnostic tool in veterinary clinical medicine is increasing. Most MR studies are performed with the use of contrast enhancement via intravenous injection of paramagnetic gadolinium-containing contrast media. A vast number of publications are available regarding the use of contrast media in humans. The purpose of this paper is to assist practicing veterinary radiologists in understanding mechanisms of MR contrast enhancement. This paper reviews certain aspects of MR contrast enhancement, including physical, chemical and biologic characteristics of most common MR contrast media targeted primarily at the central nervous system (CNS). Authors also describe processes that explain changes in signal intensity on the MR images.

(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 010381347

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 10695873

DOI: 10.1111/j.1740-8261.2000.tb00419.x


Related references

Magnetic resonance imaging of experimental tumors contrast enhancement of colon carcinoma with intravenous paramagnetic metalloporphyrin. Radiology 153(SPEC ED): 171, 1984

Nuclear magnetic resonance tomography: better images with contrast media. Contrast caused by paramagnetic properties--also imaging of the abdomen. Fortschritte der Medizin 106(27): 74-75, 1988

Paramagnetic contrast media for magnetic resonance imaging of the mediastinum and lungs. Journal of Thoracic Imaging 1(1): 74-78, 1985

Magnetic resonance imaging of spinal meningiomas and neurinomas. Improvement of imaging by paramagnetic contrast enhancement. Journal of Neurosurgery 66(5): 695-700, 1987

Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography: development and optimization of techniques for paramagnetic and hyperpolarized contrast media. Acta Radiologica. Supplementum 429: 1-30, 2003

Paramagnetic contrast media for magnetic resonance imaging of the central nervous system. Brant Zawadzki, M. Norman (ed.). Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of The Central Nervous System. Xii 404p. Raven Press: New York, New York, Usa. Illus. 97-106, 1987

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain Involvement in Dogs Using Paramagnetic Contrast Enhancement with Mn(II)-DCTA P. Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine 161(5): 715-718, 2016

Paramagnetic oligonucleotides: contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging with proton relaxation enhancement effects. Bioconjugate Chemistry 10(2): 155-158, 1999

Paramagnetic liposomes as magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents. Assessment of contrast efficacy in various liver models. Investigative Radiology 33(11): 810-821, 1998

Discrimination of myocardial acute and chronic (scar) infarctions on delayed contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging with intravascular magnetic resonance contrast media. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 48(10): 1961-1968, 2006

Effects of magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents on human umbilical vein endothelial cells and evaluation of magnetic resonance imaging contrast media-triggered transforming growth factor-beta induction in dermal fibroblasts (HSF) as a model for nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Investigative Radiology 46(1): 71-76, 2011

Utility decay rates of t(1)-weighted magnetic resonance imaging contrast based on redox-sensitive paramagnetic nitroxyl contrast agents. Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin 32(4): 711-716, 2009

Improved in vivo magnetic resonance imaging of acute myocardial infarction after intravenous paramagnetic contrast agent administration. American Journal of Cardiology 57(10): 864-868, 1986

Quantification of experimental myocardial infarction using nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and paramagnetic ion contrast enhancement in excised canine hearts. Circulation 66(5): 1012-1016, 1982

The role of intravenous contrast enhancement in magnetic resonance imaging of prostatic carcinoma. Clinical Radiology 50(9): 601-606, 1995