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Gadolinium Deposition: What We Know and Don't Know, A Research Roadmap

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 08:00 to Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:30
Bethesda, MD

NIBIB organized a workshop at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to explore concerns about the safety of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) and gadolinium retention. The workshop was co-sponsored by NIH, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR). 

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The research roadmap resulting from this workshop identifies knowledge gaps about gadolinium retention and prioritizes directions for needed research.

Read the report here.

Citation: Gadolinium Retention: A Research Roadmap from the 2018 NIH/ACR/RSNA Workshop on Gadolinium Chelates. McDonald RJ, Levine D, Weinreb J, Kanal E, Davenport MS, Ellis JH, Jacobs PM, Lenkinski RE, Maravilla KR, Prince MR, Rowley HA, Tweedle MF, Kressel HY. Radiology, Sept. 11, 2018.

Read companion viewpoint in the Sept. 12, 2018, Journal of the American Medical Associtation here.