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8 things we now know about the toxicity of gadolinium to the brain

When it comes to imaging the nervous system, nothing but an MRI will do for the fastidious neurologist. CT has its uses, such as in detecting acute intracranial bleeding, but it lacks the sophistication… Continue reading

Is gadolinium toxic?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set up an investigation into the risk of brain deposits from repeated contrast-enhanced MRI scans. This follows case reports of brain deposits from gadolinium-based contrast agents… Continue reading