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Stabilized Sulphur Hexafluoride Microbubble-Based Contrast Agent (Code C85471)

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Preferred Name: Stabilized Sulphur Hexafluoride Microbubble-Based Contrast Agent

Definition: An injectable ultrasound contrast media formulation composed of microbubbles of stabilized sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) in sodium chloride solution. With stabilized sulphur hexafluoride microbubble-based contrast agent, ultrasound waves are scattered and reflected at the microbubble-blood interface during ultrasound imaging, thereby enhancing blood vessel visualization and the contrast between blood vessels and adjacent tissues.

Display Name: Stabilized Sulphur Hexafluoride Microbubble-Based Contrast Agent

Label: Stabilized Sulphur Hexafluoride Microbubble-Based Contrast Agent

NCI Thesaurus Code: C85471 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0964361  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
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Stabilized Sulphur Hexafluoride Microbubble-Based Contrast Agent

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 646826
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 646826 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0964361

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C85471
Contributing_Source CTRP
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid
Semantic_Type Inorganic Chemical

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URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C85471

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