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Evan C Unger, Thomas A Fritz, Edward W Gertz: Targeted contrast agents for diagnostic and therapeutic use. ImaRx Pharmaceutical, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, October 31, 2000: US06139819 (103 worldwide citation)

Novel contrast agents which may be used for diagnostic and therapeutic use. The compositions may comprise a lipid, a protein, polymer and/or surfactant, and a gas, in combination with a targeting ligand. In preferred embodiments, the targeting ligand targets coagula, including emboli and/or thrombi, ...


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Evan C Unger, Thomas A Fritz, Edward W Gertz: Methods for ultrasound imaging involving the use of a contrast agent and multiple images and processing of same. ImaRx Pharmaceutical, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, May 15, 2001: US06231834 (97 worldwide citation)

Improved methods for providing an image of an internal region of a patient. Embodiments of the invention involve the administration to the patient of a contrast agent which comprises, in an aqueous carrier, a lipid, protein, polymer or surfactant, and a gas. The patient is scanned using ultrasound i ...