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View in Spanish: Gadobenato de dimeglumina

Gadobenate dimeglumine (GA-doh-BEH-nayt dy-MEG-loo-MEEN)
A drug used in MRI to help make clear pictures of blood vessels in the brain, spine, and nearby tissues. It is also being studied as a way to find abnormal areas in the liver and other organs and to help diagnose cancer. Gadobenate dimeglumine is a type of contrast agent. Also called MultiHance.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.