Radiology & Imaging

Allergic-like CT contrast reaction raises MRI contrast risk

People with a history of allergic-like reactions to iodinated contrast media, which is used in a variety of X-ray-based procedures, such as CT and angiography, are susceptible to similar reactions from commonly used MRI contrast ...


Cardiac MRI contrast agents carry low risk of adverse events

Contrast agents used to improve views of the heart on MRI carry a very low risk of allergic reactions, vomiting and other acute adverse events, according to a large study from Europe published in Radiology: Cardiothoracic ...

Oncology & Cancer

Using tattoo ink to find cancer

The humble ink in a tattoo artist's needle could be the key to improving the detection of cancer, thanks to new research from the USC Viterbi Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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