Gadolinium


- Discussion:
    - Gadolinium-DTPA is a contrast material that is distributed in extracellular fluid and has paramagnetic properties;
    - it enhances edematous structures in T1 images;
    - it allows differentiation of recurrent disk herniations from scar tissue



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, August 30, 2012 3:50 pm