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MRI Contrast Agents: Study Highlights 'Safety Issue'

2015 28 Jun

A new study, published in the journal Investigative Radiology , indicates that repeated use of specific “linear”-type gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) — widely used for diagnostic MRI scans — can lead to deposits of the heavy-metal element gadolinium in the brain. The findings could have a major impact on the multimillion-dollar market for... Read more