Published in Blood Weekly, March 2nd, 2006
A group of scientists in the United States conducted a study "to quantify perfusion in vivo using contrast-enhanced subharmonic imaging (SHI)."
"A modified LOGIQ 9 scanner (GE Healthcare, Milwaukee, WI) operating in gray scale SHI mode was used to measure SHI time-intensity curves in vivo," explained F. Forsberg and coauthors at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. "Four dogs received intravenous contrast bolus injections (dose, 0.1 mL/kg), and renal SHI was performed."
"After three contrast agent injections, a microvascular staining technique based on...
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