Molecular imaging with contrast ultrasound and targeted microbubbles

  title={Molecular imaging with contrast ultrasound and targeted microbubbles},
  author={J. Lindner},
  journal={Journal of Nuclear Cardiology},
  • J. Lindner
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Nuclear Cardiology
  • There is growing interest in the development of methods for imaging cellular and molecular mediators of cardiovascular diseases. Techniques for imaging molecular and cellular alterations have been explored for essentially all noninvasive cardiac imaging modalities. Molecular imaging with contrast-enhanced ultrasound relies on the detection of novel site-targeted microbubble contrast agents. These microbubbles are retained within regions of a specific disease process, thereby allowing phenotypic… CONTINUE READING
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