"I think the biggest difference is that Sonovue/Lumason can be hand-agitated vs. needing to use the Vialmix with Definity.
Cost really depends on your contract but if I remember correctly Definity's list price might currently be lower…"
"it works pretty much the same as Definity or Optison. Practically no difference.
I currently use Definity, mainly use it for liver imaging. I could do several injections out of one vial if needed. Lumason will be 5ml after reconstitution. You…"
With the recent FDA approval of Lumason (Sonovue), we seem to now have a third option for CEUS. Is anyone planning to switch agents?My interest is primarily abdominal imaging. I understand Sonovue is very popular in Europe and Asia for these applications but I haven't yet seen any data showing diagnostic advantage over Definity or Optison. Does anyone have any experience with this?Thanks,Rob BourUniversity of Wisconsin RadiologySee More
We also recently unlocked the contrast mode for off-label abdominal use on a GE Logiq E9 without an IRB study. There was a fee, unfortunately.
University of Wisconsin Abdominal Imaging Fellow"