- 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