Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging / 2017 / Article / Fig 2

Review Article

Iron Oxide Nanoradiomaterials: Combining Nanoscale Properties with Radioisotopes for Enhanced Molecular Imaging

Figure 2

(a) Transversal and longitudinal relaxation times evolution in the presence or absence of contrast agents. (b) Change in the magnetic behavior of iron oxide nanoparticles with the core size, from superparamagnetic (left) to paramagnetic (right). (c) T2-weighted MRI of the liver using iron oxide nanoparticles with thick organic coating (left), T1-weighted MR angiography using iron oxide nanoparticles with thin organic coating (right).