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Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Lawsuit Results in $5M Verdict Against GE

  • Written by: Irvin Jackson

An Ohio jury has determined that GE Healthcare failed to provide proper warnings about the potential side effects of its MRI imaging contrast dye, Omniscan, and ordered the company to pay $5 million to a man diagnosed with a rare, debilitating, and often deadly skin disorder known as nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF). …

NSF Cases Disappeared Following MRI Contrast Guidelines: Study

Restrictive guidelines put in place on gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) used during some MRI examinations appear to be working, according to the findings of U.S. researchers, who report that they have not identified any new cases of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) among individuals who received an enhanced MRI with contrast after the guidelines were adopted. …

GE Healthcare Omniscan Lawsuit Settled on Eve of Trial

The first trial over nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) from Omniscan, a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent manufactured by GE Healthcare, was settled in a last minute deal reached the night before trial was set to begin in federal court in Cleveland on Monday.…