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Nanoparticles for the MRI

Dear Sir or Madam,

The sharper the image, the better the diagnosis. But not only the MRI determines the quality of a recording. Contrast agents in patients are used to make tumors more visible. But even here methods can get better. For example nanoparticles can help to significantly increase the contrast ability. How they do it, you can find out in our interview.

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Simone Ernst
Editorial team

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Nanoparticles for the MRI – Smart contrast agents talks about...

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Contrast agents improve the imaging of tissue made by MRI and thus are essential for getting more detailed imaging. But commonly used contrast agents, that are usually based on the metal gadolinium, cannot show enough contrast in early stage of diseases without increasing their concentration up to high levels.
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Small but Mighty: Sensors and Pumps Ensure Patient Safety


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Medical technology is lost without them: pumps and sensors. They ensure the smooth operation of large devices such as dialysis machines or CT scanners. That said, even the smallest miniature versions used in implants or blood glucose meters, for instance, can pack a punch.
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Artesyn Launches New Family of Medical 650 Watt AC-DC Power Supplies

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