Global Patent Index - EP 1077730 A1

EP 1077730 A1 2001-02-28 - CONTRAST MEDIA

Title (en)

CONTRAST MEDIA

Title (de)

KONTRASTMITTEL

Title (fr)

MILIEUX DE CONTRASTE

Publication

EP 1077730 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99921017 A

Priority

  • GB 9901488 W
  • GB 9810051 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9958158A1] The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a contrast medium which process comprises: i) obtaining a composition comprising a lipid membrane in a high axial ratio conformation; ii) contacting said composition with an agent serving to release the lipid membrane from the high axial ratio conformation; and iii) agitating said composition in the presence of a biotolerable contrast generator or precursor whereby to form contrast generator or precursor containing lipid-membraned vesicles and to contrast media obtained thereby and to methods of imaging utilising said media.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61K 49/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61K 49/00 (2006.01); A61K 49/22 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61K 49/222 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9958158A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9958158 A1 19991118; AU 3839199 A 19991129; EP 1077730 A1 20010228; GB 9810051 D0 19980708

INPADOC legal status


2005-07-06 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20041213

2002-05-02 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: AMERSHAM HEALTH AS

2002-01-23 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20011205

2001-02-28 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001027

2001-02-28 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE