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Contrast agent comparison for three-dimensional micro-CT angiography: A cadaveric study

Kingston, Mitchell; Perriman, Diana; Neeman, Teresa; Smith, Paul; Webb, Alexandra


Barium sulfate and lead oxide contrast media are frequently used for cadaver-based angiography studies. These contrast media have not previously been compared to determine which is optimal for the visualisation and measurement of blood vessels. In this study, the lower limb vessels of 16 embalmed Wistar rats, and four sets of cannulae of known diameter, were injected with one of three different contrast agents (barium sulfate and resin, barium sulfate and gelatin, and lead oxide combined with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging
DOI: 10.1002/cmmi.1695
Access Rights: Open Access


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