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First Ultrasound Contrast Agent Approved by FDA for Liver Imaging

April 15, 2016

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Learn more about Lumaso, and it’s FDA approval for enhanced liver ultrasound in patients.

FDA approves first contrast agent for enhanced ultrasonography of the liver

By John Hocter

Bracco Diagnostics announced today that its Lumason ultrasound contrast agent has received FDA approval for use in enhanced liver ultrasound in both adult and pediatric patients.

The announcement makes Lumason the first ultrasound contrast agent approved for liver imaging, said Alberto Spinazzi, MD, a senior vice president for the Milan-based company.

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  • Elisa

    Does this ultra sound work better than other ultra sounds for liver? If so, who has this machine in the Long Island, NY area??

    • Brandi Layne Terrazas

      I went to a place inn falls church VA they did one and no need4 a biopsy