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first_img News | Contrast Media | February 28, 2018 Guerbet Presents Contrast&Care Injection Management Solution at ECR 2018 February 28, 2018 — Guerbet will present its new Contrast&Care application, as well as other… read more The Bayer/Medrad Mark 7 Arterion angiographic injector is designed for better ergonomics, to be small, light-weigh and easy to use.Two next-generation automated contrast injector systems were recently introduced in the United States. In March 2012, Covidien began its global launch of a new version of its Optivantage dual-head computed tomography (CT) contrast media delivery system that allows simultaneous injection. The vendor said simultaneous injection and use of prefilled syringes offer technicians flexibility. The prefilled syringes also help minimize the risk of contamination from filling empty syringes. The system offers Covidien’s Optibolus software to deliver contrast media at a decelerating exponential rate compared to the standard constant rate of uniphasic injections.At RSNA 2011, Medrad (now Bayer) introduced the Mark 7 Arterion angiographic injection system. The system is much smaller, lighter-weight, more ergonomic and easier to maneuver than previous Medrad injectors. It also is easier to operate than previous models, requiring less time to position and set up. It has a clearly visible and intuitive user interface to guide the user through proper set-up, and highlights the information needed to perform injections.The Mark 7 Arterion has a unique front loading system to simplify set-up and makes for a cleaner tear down. The Mark 7 Arterion syringe provides a clear view of the contrast. Bracco Acquires Swiss Medical CareIn January, Bracco Imaging SpA acquired Swiss Medical Care (SMC), a Swiss contrast injector system vendor. The acquisition is a continuation of Bracco’s expansion into the injector market, after previously purchasing Acist and EZEM. The company said Swiss Medical will further strengthen its portfolio of solutions for radiology and diagnostic imaging. Swiss Medical said the merger will help expand sales of its CT Exprés computed tomography syringe-less contrast injector, which gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval in December 2006. Connecting Injector Data to EMRsAt RSNA 2011, Medrad released the Certegra Informatics Connect.RIS vendor-neutral informatics application to establish connectivity between Medrad’s Stellant contrast-injection systems and hospital information systems.  The application auto-populates contrast-injection records into reporting systems, eliminating the need to look for or dictate contrast-injection records. FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Contrast Media | July 17, 2017 ACR Offers Revised Contrast Media in Imaging Manual The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently revised its authoritative guide for the safe and effective use of… read more News | Interventional Radiology | December 12, 2018 Guerbet Showcases Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Solutions at RSNA 2018 Guerbet LLC USA highlighted new and next-level product offerings and partnerships in contrast media, injectors,… read more Feature | Contrast Media Injectors | March 07, 2018 | Grand View Research Inc. Contrast Media Injectors A $1.4 B Market by 2025 The global contrast media injectors market is expected to reach $1.4 billion by 2025, growing at a compound annual… read more Feature | May 15, 2012 | Dave Fornell Recently Introduced Contrast Injectors Medrad, Covidien release next generation systems Sponsored Content | Case Study | Contrast Media Injectors | March 06, 2018 The Power In Prefilled Syringes The continuing search for advantages to improve workflow has radiology departments constantly searching for new… read more Sponsored Content | Case Study | Contrast Media Injectors | April 02, 2019 The Power In Prefilled Syringes The continuing search for advantages to improve workflow has radiology departments constantly searching for new solut read more Example of full-dose, 10 percent low-dose and algorithm-enhanced low-dose. Image courtesy of Enhao Gong, Ph.D.center_img Technology | Contrast Media Injectors | December 05, 2018 Guerbet Launches Multi-Use OptiVantage Contrast Media Injector in Europe Contrast agent company Guerbet recently announced that the OptiVantage multi-use contrast media injector is now CE… read more Feature | Contrast Media Injectors | April 11, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis Using Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Gadolinium Contrast One of the most controversial issues in radiology in recent years has been the use of… read more GU12171120 TriHealth in Cincinnati. Related Content News | Contrast Media | October 10, 2017 Guerbet to Participate in French Interventional Radiology Conference Guerbet announced it will be taking part in the 65th edition of the Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) that will… read more Sponsored Content | Case Study | Contrast Media Injectors | April 13, 2017 Experience at 3 Sites Utilizing Syringe-Less Contrast Injectors The volume of computed tomography (CT) imaging exams continues to grow in the United States,[2] adding pressure to… read morelast_img read more