Gadopentetate dimeglumine

Dr Dan J Bell and Dr Matt A. Morgan et al.

Gadopentetate dimeglumine (also known as MagnevistTM) is an extracellular intravenous contrast agent used in magnetic resonance imaging.

  • linear, ionic molecule 
  • 100% renally excreted
  • T1 relaxivity @ 1.5 T: 3.9-4.3
  • concentration: 0.5 mmol/ml
  • recommended dosage: 0.1 mmol/kg

As an extracellular contrast agent, gadopentetate dimeglumine can be useful in a wide range of MRI applications, including (but not limited to): hepatic imaging, pelvic imaging, cardiac imaging, brain and spine imaging, and musculoskeletal imaging.

Physics and Imaging Technology: MRI
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rID: 33808
Section: Physics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Magnevist

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