Andaris gets ultrasound contrast patent

May 27, 1998

Add U.K. firm Andaris to the list of companies with patents on ultrasound contrast technology. The Nottingham firm reported this month that it has received patent No. 5,741,478 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its microcapsule technology.

Add U.K. firm Andaris to the list of companies with patents on ultrasound contrast technology. The Nottingham firm reported this month that it has received patent No. 5,741,478 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its microcapsule technology. The patent applies to its Quantison and Myomap ultrasound contrast agents under development, as well as its platelet substitute, Synthocytes, Andaris said.