Nanotechnology and MRI contrast enhancement

Technical advances in nanotechnology are creating novel classes of MRI contrast-enhancing agents

Michael L Matson

2010

Scholarcy highlights

  • Technical advances in nanotechnology are creating novel classes of MRI contrast-enhancing agents
  • These nanomaterials offer much higher relaxivities than most current clinical contrast agents, which translates into greater MRI contrast enhancement
  • These nanoscale agents have the potential to revolutionize in vivo applications of contrast-enhanced MRI since they offer the multiple advantages of low toxicities, extremely high relaxivities and cell internalization capabilities
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