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Summary for Patent: 5,527,521

Title: Low density microspheres and suspensions and their use as contrast agents for computed tomography and in other applications
Abstract:Substantially homogeneous aqueous suspensions of low density microspheres are presented as contrast media for imaging the gastrointestinal tract and other body cavities using computed tomography. In one embodiment, the low density microspheres are gas-filled. With computed tomography, the contrast media serve to change the relative density of certain areas within the gastrointestinal tract and other body cavities, and improve the overall diagnostic efficacy of this imaging method.
Inventor(s): Unger; Evan C. (Tucson, AZ)
Assignee: ImaRx Pharmaceutical Corp. (Tucson, AZ)
Application Number:08/456,738
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Australia2601395<disabled in preview>
Denmark0804932<disabled in preview>
European Patent Office0580726<disabled in preview>
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