Microbubbles

Known as: Microbubble 
Small encapsulated gas bubbles (diameters of micrometers) that can be used as CONTRAST MEDIA, and in other diagnostic and therapeutic applications… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Ultrasound contrast microbubbles have the ability to enhance endothelial cell permeability and thus may be used as a new way to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Angiogenesis is a critical determinant of tumor growth and metastasis. We hypothesized that contrast-enhanced… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Noninvasive methods for characterizing neovessel formation during angiogenesis are currently lacking. We hypothesized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Routine methods capable of assessing tissue inflammation noninvasively are currently not available. We hypothesized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The noninvasive, tissue-specific delivery of therapeutic agents to the heart would be a valuable clinical tool. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND We have previously shown that microbubbles adhere to leukocytes in regions of inflammation. We hypothesized that these… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Lipid microbubbles used for perfusion imaging with ultrasound are retained within inflamed tissue because of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A novel technique for the selective detection of ultrasound contrast agents, called pulse inversion Doppler, has been developed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Ultrasound can cause microbubble destruction. If microbubbles are administered as a continuous infusion, then their… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Our aim was to observe ultrasound-induced intravascular microbubble destruction in vivo and to characterize any… (More)
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