Targeting A Pathological Area Using MRI

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 13:21 in Biology & Nature

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become a common tool in clinical diagnosis due to the use of contrast agents, which are like colorants, enabling the contrast between healthy tissue and diseased tissue to be increased. However, the agents currently used clinically do not allow the identification of particular pathologies or of the affected area of the body. The recent work has brought new hope to this field.

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