"Microbubbles" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Small encapsulated gas bubbles (diameters of micrometers) that can be used as CONTRAST MEDIA, and in other diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Upon exposure to sufficiently intense ultrasound, microbubbles will cavitate, rupture, disappear, release gas content. Such characteristics of the microbubbles can be used to enhance diagnostic tests, dissolve blood clots, and deliver drugs or genes for therapy.
|Colloidal Gas Aphrons
- Colloidal Gas Aphrons
- Aphron, Colloidal Gas
- Aphrons, Colloidal Gas
- Colloidal Gas Aphron
- Gas Aphron, Colloidal
- Gas Aphrons, Colloidal
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