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MRI: Gadolinium Contrast: What you need to know

MRI: Gadolinium Contrast: What you need to know
Abstract

This handout explains a chemical called gadolinium contrast. You may receive this contrast when you have a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. The handout also describes the health risks linked to gadolinium.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2020
Revision Date
03/2020
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Contrast (X-ray Dye)
MRI Scan (magnetic resonance imaging scan)
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
4832