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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

gadopentetate dimeglumine 
A gadolinium complex of diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid with ionic paramagnetic properties. Gadopentetate dimeglumine may provide contrast enhancement during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of intracranial lesions with abnormal vascularity or of abnormalities in the blood-brain barrier (BBB). Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:gadolinium DTPA
US brand names:Magnevist
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Abbreviation:Gd-DTPA