MRI contrast agents improve visibility of internal body structures. This issue offers a complete, practically focused review of the use of a variety of contrast agents for MR Imaging. A contrast agent not only must be safe, but also efficacious and cost-effective, and the articles in this issue address all three of these concerns and the uses of contrast agents for a variety of applications.
By Marco Essig, MD, Heidelberg, Germany and Juan Gutierrez, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
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