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What does CA stand for?

CA stands for Contrast Agent

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Object of the contract has been divided into 10 tasks: - A task no one nonionic dimeric contrast medium IODIXANOL, - The task number two non-ionic monomeric contrast agent IOPROMIDE, - Task 3 non-ionic monomeric contrast agent JOMEPROLUM, - Task 4 ionic paramagnetic contrast agent DIMEGLUMINE GADOPENTATE, - Task # 5 Ion paramagnetic contrast agent GADOBENATE DIMEGLUMINE, - Task No.
While GE says it is investigating concerns about Omniscan, the company maintains there is no proof that the drug, known as a contrast agent, causes disease.
Specifically, the contrast agent provisions direct the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) to create additional Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs) for contrast enhanced diagnostic procedures under the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS).
This market includes: * Analog X-ray * Computed Radiography X-ray * Digital Radiography X-ray * Fluoroscopy * Cardiovascular X-ray * Orthopedic X-ray * Analog Mammography * Computed Radiography Mammography * Digital Radiography Mammography * BSGI Mammography * PEM Mammography * X-Ray/CT Contrast Agents * MRI Contrast Agents * Ultrasound Contrast Agents * Contrast Injector Within the X-ray, mammography and contrast agent market, companies such as Bracco, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Covidien, Fujifilm, GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare and Siemens Healthcare lead the market, among many others.
Developments of molecular probes or targeted contrast agents are considered important approaches to detection of molecular changes in vivo to take better advantage of many technologies with potential for molecular imaging.