Gadolinium MRI Contrast Dye
January 17, 2008 16:54
Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis, or NSF, is also known as Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy, or NFD, is a rare and serious disease that affects only patients with pre-existing kidney problems. NSF involves fibrosis of skin, joints, eyes, and internal organs where... (Read Article)
FDA-MedWatch -Gadolinum Based Contrast Agents: Dear Healthcare Professional Letter Issued Regarding Boxed Warning And Revisions to Warning Section Of Prescribing Information
October 1, 2007 10:19
MedWatch - The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program
Manufacturers of Gadolinium-based contrast agents issued a Dear Healthcare Professional letter to inform healthcare professionals of the addition of a BOXED WARNING and revisions to the WARNING section of the prescribing information for Gadolinium-based contrast agents used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Read the complete MedWatch 2007 Safety Summary including a link to the Dear Healthcare Professional letter and the revised labeling at:
MRI Dye Has Serious Consequences
August 2, 2007 11:23
"Do You have a case against Tyco?"A lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division on behalf of clients against Tyco International, Ltd. (NYSE: TYC), because of serious injuries caused by dye injection... (Read Article)
Two Rare Skin Hardening Conditions: Scleroderma and NSF - Have You Been Properly Diagnosed?
August 1, 2007 10:53
Scleroderma is a rare but debilitating autoimmune disease where the skin thickens and tightens, where the body's joints allow for less and less bending. Hands, elbows, and knees all become stiff. Hardening may also affect internal organs - heart, lungs, and... (Read Article)
|If you are suffering from NSF due to a MRI, you may be eligible for a settlement. Contact a Pennsylvania law firm experienced with medical malpractice and product negligent lawsuit. |
Upright MRI System Sales Soar
July 31, 2007 12:11
FONAR Corporation reported that physicians who use the FONAR UPRIGHT™ MRI are testifying to the unique benefits of the technology in patient care. The testimonials of the prominent surgeons and leading radiologists are also appearing in advertisements in numerous other major medical magazines, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Spine, Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging, the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedics and Journal of Neurology.
Their testimonials on the medical benefits have resulted in the recent stream of seven new orders for these upright MRI scanners.
All the surgeons featured own FONAR UPRIGHT™ Multi-Position™ MRI, so they have hands-on experience with its unique ability to image pathology in the position of the patient's symptoms. Their consensus is that it improves surgical outcomes in over 20 percent of cases.
This new tool provides the necessary technology to image the patient's spine pathology in a full range of motion. As a result, it gives surgeons the right tool to overcome the present diagnostic limitations.
MRI recommended for breast cancer screening
July 31, 2007 12:10
The American Cancer Society is now recommending a yearly MRI for women at high risk.For the MRI, a woman would lie on her stomach, her breasts through an opening in the table. She's injected with contrast dye. Masses will take up the dye, drawing attention... (Read Article)