Perflubron as a gastrointestinal MR imaging contrast agent in the pediatric population

  title={Perflubron as a gastrointestinal MR imaging contrast agent in the pediatric population},
  author={George S. Iii Bisset and Kathleen H. Emery and Manuel P. Meza and Nancy K. Rollins and Steven Don and Jolene S. Shorr},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Objective. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of orally administered perflubron for bowel recognition on MR imaging in a pediatric population.Materials and methods. A multicenter trial evaluated 39 pediatric subjects before and after ingestion of perflubron with T1−, proton-density, and T2-weighted sequences through the abdomen and/or pelvis. Post-contrast images were compared with pre-contrast images. Safety was evaluated through assessment of adverse events, clinical laboratory parameters… 

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