Albunex

Albunex®

A “first-generation” ultrasound contrast medium consisting of a solution of air-filled microbubbles (mean bubble size 4 µm, range 1–10 µM) produced by sonicating 5% albumin solution, which enhances ultrasonographic imaging of the heart, fallopian tubes, and other structures.
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For example, after passage through the heart, Albunex lasts for only 15-30 seconds, and Optison for about 2 minutes.
Albunex consisted of air filled human albumin microspheres of size 1-8 [micro] for use in myocardial contrast echocardiography (4).
Albunex, MBI's first and the only other FDA-cleared ultrasound imaging agent, is currently marketed in the United States by Mallinckrodt.
ALBUNEX, the first Food and Drug Administration-approved ultrasound imaging agent, is currently marketed in the United States by Mallinckrodt Medical Inc.
ALBUNEX, the first FDA-approved ultrasound imaging agent, is currently marketed in the United States by Mallinckrodt Medical Inc.
ALBUNEX, the first FDA approved ultrasound imaging agent, is currently marketed in the United States by Mallinckrodt Inc.
These citizens' petitions requested the FDA to regulate all ultrasound imaging agents either as drugs (as the plaintiffs' contrast agents are classified) or as medical devices (as MBI's ALBUNEX (TM) and OPTISON are currently classified).
Mallinckrodt already holds extensive marketing rights for the second-generation agent, FS069, and for ALBUNEX, an MBI product that is the first ultrasound imaging agent to be cleared for marketing in the United States.
Under these agreements, Mallinckrodt has marketing rights for ALBUNEX and FS069 in all parts of the world except Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
ALBUNEX, the first FDA-approved ultrasound imaging agent is currently marketed in the United States by Mallinckrodt Inc.
institutions in which FS069 was compared to ALBUNEX, MBI's first generation ultrasound contrast agent, marketed by Mallinckrodt.
NYSE:MB) (MBI) Tuesday announced that it has reacquired all rights to manufacture, market and sell its ALBUNEX family of products in the territory, consisting of Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, formerly exclusively licensed to Shionogi & Co.

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