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Phospholipid liposomes are provided having a lipid bilayer surrounding a confined composition which includes a gas or a gas precursor. The liposomes can be administered to a patient and can be detected in vivo by ultrasound techniques which permit organ imaging.

Title
Lipisomes containing gas for ultrasound detection
Application Number
6/505697
Publication Number
4900540
Application Date
June 20, 1983
Publication Date
February 13, 1990
Inventor
Donald L Melchior
Framingham
MA, US
Michael A Davis
Westwood
MA, US
Patrick J Ryan
Worcester
MA, US
Agent
Paul J Cook
Assignee
Trustees of the University of Massachusetts
MA, US
IPC
G01N 31/00
A61K 49/00
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