gadolinium-diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid


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gadolinium-diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid

Abbreviation: Gd-DTPA
A radiographic contrast agent, used in magnetic resonance imaging to enhance the appearance of blood vessels.

CAUTION!

Contrast agents containing gadolinium should not be given to patients with diminished renal function.
CAS # 86050-77-3
See also: acid