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Gadofosveset (trade names Vasovist, Ablavar) is a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent. It was used as the trisodium salt monohydrate form.[1][2] It acts as a blood pool agent by binding to human serum albumin. The manufacturer (Lantheus Medical) discontinued production in 2017 due to poor sales.[3]

Gadofosveset trisodium
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Clinical data
Trade namesVasovist, Ablavar
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  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC33H40GdN3Na3O15P
Molar mass975.88 g/mol g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DailyMed: Vasovist
  2. ^ Drugs.com: Ablavar
  3. ^ Bell, Daniel; Morgan, Matt. "Gadofosveset trisodium". Radiopaedia. radiopaedia.org. Retrieved 2018-08-28.