Detecting Lymph Node Metastases
Mukesh Harisinghani, MD

Transverse sections of the pelvis in a patient with metastatic prostate cancer who has received a injection of an iron oxide particle preparation. The injection greatly facilitates the identification of lymph node metastases.

The novel lymphotropic iron oxide particles have been developed by Drs. Josephson and Weissleder while clinical trails are being conducted by Dr. Harisinghani.