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Perflutren Lipid Microspheres (Code C74071)

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Preferred Name: Perflutren Lipid Microspheres

Definition: An injectable suspension of liposome-encapsuled microspheres containing the fluorocarbon gas perflutren for contrast enhancement in ultrasound procedures. Because the acoustic impedance of perflutren lipid microspheres is much lower than that of blood, impinging ultrasound waves are scattered and reflected at the microsphere-blood interface and may be visualized with ultrasound imaging.

Display Name: Perflutren Lipid Microspheres

Label: Perflutren Lipid Microspheres

NCI Thesaurus Code: C74071 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0963149  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Perflutren Lipid Microspheres

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 586115
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 586115 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0963149

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C74071
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Perflutren_Lipid_Microspheres
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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