Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography with Gadofosveset Used in Detection and Localization of Bleeding


It has been established that internal hemorrhage can be detected and localized with noninvasive and minimally invasive imaging methods such as CT angiography, conventional angiography and nuclear scintigraphy. The use of steady-state MRI with the relatively new intravascular contrast agent gadofosveset offers the possibility of accurate anatomic localization of bleeding without the use of ionizing radiation or iodinated contrast media. To illustrate this assertion, we describe two cases from our institution in which MR angiography was successfully performed specifically for this indication.

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Durant, D. and Annamalai, G. (2014) Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography with Gadofosveset Used in Detection and Localization of Bleeding. Open Journal of Radiology, 4, 25-31. doi: 10.4236/ojrad.2014.41004.

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