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A synthetic ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide composed of dextran-coated iron oxide nanoparticles (also known as 'ultrasmall particulate iron oxides' or USPIO). Ferumoxtran-10, which accumulates in non-cancerous lymphatic tissue, is used as a molecular resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
|Synonym:||Ultrasmall Particulate Iron Oxide|
|US brand name:||Combidex|
|Foreign brand name:||Sinerem|
|Code names:||AMI-227 |