Active Ingredient(s): Dimyristoyl Lecithin + Perflexane
FDA Approved: * August 13, 1993
Pharm Company: * ALLIANCE PHARM
Category: Diagnostic Aid

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is the application of ultrasound contrast medium to traditional medical sonography. Ultrasound contrast agents rely on the different ways in which sound waves are reflected from interfaces between substances. This may be the surface of a small air bubble or a more complex structure. Commercially available contrast media are gas-filled microbubbles that are administered intravenously to the systemic circulation. Microbubbles have a high degree of echogenic... [wikipedia]

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