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Contrast agents containing gadolinium: Deposits in the brain and other tissues

The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) issues information on the realisation of the EU Commission's implementing decision following the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) scientific review of contrast agents containing gadolinium. It is confirmed that the use of some linear gadolinium contrast agents used for MRI imaging is restricted and that the marketing authorisations of other linear gadolinium contrast agents shall be suspended as of 28 February 2018.

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https://www.bfarm.de/SharedDocs/Risikoinformationen/Pharmakovigilanz/EN/RV_STP/g-l/gadolinium-kernspin-neu.html

http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages/medicines/human/referrals/Gadolinium-containing_contrast_agents/human_referral_prac_000056.jsp&mid=WC0b01ac05805c516f

30.03.2018 07:47 Age 4 yrs
MRI picture from the brain