Gray scale second harmonic imaging of the liver: a preliminary animal study.

Gray scale second harmonic imaging (2.5 MHz/5.0 MHz) was evaluated in preliminary animal studies with a new ultrasound contrast agent (FS069). FS069 was administered intravenously in 10 rabbits (6 with normal liver, and 4 with implanted VX-2 tumors) and two woodchucks with hepatocellular carcinomas. The vasculature (including tumor vessels) and liver… CONTINUE READING