microbubbles


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microbubbles

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌbʌbəlz)
pl n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) med a contrast medium used with ultrasound, consisting of tiny bubbles of gas introduced into the vascular system or Fallopian tubes to enhance the images obtained
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In these studies, microbubbles will be administered to the clot- blocked graft and ultrasound will be applied.
A pump suspended in the water from a catamaran-type structure will discharge high velocity microbubbles at variable depths into the liquid mass so that biological and chemical reactions can take place.
Second, entrained air is present as tiny microbubbles that travel at the same speed as the water.
Sonozoid is a liquid suspension of tiny gas microbubbles that can be injected into a patient's arm vein during an ultrasound exam to enhance the ultrasound signals, improving the clarity and accuracy of the ultrasound image.
Microbubbles mixed with genetic material designed to stimulate bone growth were inserted and ultrasound pulses stimulated the process.
To initiate the bone repair process, they delivered a boneinducing gene directly into the stem cells, using an ultrasound pulse and microbubbles that eased the entry of the gene into the cells.
To initiate the bone repair process, the team delivered a bone-inducing gene directly into the stem cells, using an ultrasound pulse and microbubbles that facilitated the entry of the gene into the cells.
00 entitled, "Fibrin Targeted Microbubbles and Ultrasound for Treatment of Endocarditis.
ULSTER scientists have developed a "ground-breaking" treatment for pancreatic cancer using microbubbles and soundwaves.
Our uniform UCA s are unique, as current UCA s are composed of wide size distribution microbubbles, making them less effective.
After an introduction to molecular imaging and various imaging modes, chapters cover the principles in which imaging contrast agents achieve their labeling or bioconjugated status; radioactive isotopes in nuclear imaging; agents for MRI; organic molecules, metal complexes, and nanoparticles used in optical imaging; applications of microbubbles in ultrasound, MRI, and other modalities; and the nature and properties of multimodality imaging contrast agents.
Ultrasound contrast agent was SonoVue (Bracco), which were microbubbles of the phospholipids microencapsulated sulfur hexafluoride (SF [sub]6 ).