Gd-DTPA

A substance used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to help make clear pictures of the brain, spine, heart, soft tissue of joints, and inside bones. Gd-DTPA is being studied in the diagnosis of cancer. It is a type of contrast agent. Also called gadopentetate dimeglumine and Magnevist.

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  • DTPA — Structure du DTPA, une triamine. Général Nom IUPAC acide diéthylène triamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • DTPA — [Abk. für gleichbed. engl. diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid]: svw. ↑ Diethylentriaminpentaessigsäure …   Universal-Lexikon

  • DTPA — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Diethylentriaminpentaessigsäure Andere Namen Die …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DTPA — Abbreviation for diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid. * * * diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid * * * DiethyleneTriaminePentaacetic Acid, which when labelled with technetium 99m is used as a tracer to obtain scintigram of the kidney over a period… …   Medical dictionary

  • DTPA — diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid, which when labelled with technetium 99m is used as a tracer to obtain scintigrams of the kidney over a period of time, by means of a gamma camera. DTPA is filtered out of the blood by the kidneys and passes… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • DTPA — • diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • DTPa — • diphtheria tetanus acellular pertussis [vaccine] …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Gd-DTPA — Strukturformel · 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ca-DTPA — Diéthylène triamine penta acide Diéthylène triamine penta acide Structure du DTPA, une triamine. Général No …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zn-DTPA — Diéthylène triamine penta acide Diéthylène triamine penta acide Structure du DTPA, une triamine. Général No …   Wikipédia en Français

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