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Publication Name World Journal of Radiology
Manuscript ID 4366
Country/Territory Italy
Received
2013-06-28 11:15
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ISSN 1949-8470 (online)
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Category Engineering, Biomedical
Manuscript Type Autobiography
Article Title Magnetically-coated silica nanospheres for dual-mode imaging at low ultrasound frequency
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Fernanda Chiriacò, Giulia Soloperto, Antonio Greco, Francesco Conversano, Andrea Ragusa, Luca Menichetti and Sergio Casciaro
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Funding Agency Grant Number
Italian Ministry of Instruction and Research
ESR PO Apulia Region 2007-2013-Action 1.2.4 3Q5AX31
Progetto Bandiera NANOMAX ENCODER
Corresponding author Dr. Sergio Casciaro, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica (CNR-IFC) c/o Campus Ecotekne, via per Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy. sergio.casciaro@cnr.it
Keywords Ultrasound; Magnetic resonance; Nanocomposite; Dual-mode Imaging; Contrast agent; Diagnostic imaging
Core Tip In this work we investigated the acoustic response of novel dual-mode nanoparticle contrast agents, detectable through both ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), made of silica nanospheres (SiNSs) of different diameters coated with superparamagnetic nanoparticles [iron-oxide (IO) or FePt-IO nanocrystals]. Magnetically-coated SiNSs were insonified with US pulses in the lower diagnostic range (2.5-4.5 MHz), which are commonly employed for the imaging of deep organs, and the results were compared with those of pure SiNSs. The US characterization of these nanocomposites shows that FePt-IO, rather than IO, was the best magnetic coating for realizing nanosized contrast agents suitable for dual mode imaging of deep targets, combining US and MRI techniques.
Publish Date 2013-11-28 15:57
Citation Chiriacò F, Soloperto G, Greco A, Conversano F, Ragusa A, Menichetti L, Casciaro S. Magnetically-coated silica nanospheres for dual-mode imaging at low ultrasound frequency. World J Radiol 2013; 5(11): 411-420
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1949-8470/full/v5/i11/411.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4329/wjr.v5.i11.411
Full Article (PDF) WJR-5-411.pdf
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