Contrast Media Classification and Terminology
Current radiological imaging uses either electromagnetic radiation (X-rays or radiowaves) or ultrasound. Contrast agents may be used with all of these imaging techniques to enhance the differences seen between the body tissues on the images. This chapter deals with the classification of contrast agents and the terminology used to describe them.
KeywordsContrast Agent Iodine Atom Ultrasound Contrast Agent Gadolinium Contrast Agent Negative Contrast Agent
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