An NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) relaximetry contrast agent analyzer is a device that uses NMR spectroscopy to measure the relaxation times of a substance that has been labeled with a contrast agent. A contrast agent is a substance that is introduced into the body to improve the visibility of certain tissues or structures during medical imaging procedures.
In the context of relaximetry, the contrast agent is usually a compound that contains a nucleus with a large magnetic moment, such as a proton or a carbon-13 atom. When the contrast agent is introduced into the body and exposed to an applied magnetic field, the nuclei will align with the field and produce a signal that can be detected and measured using NMR spectroscopy.
The NMR relaximetry contrast agent analyzer is used to quantitatively analyze the relaxation times of the contrast agent in order to obtain information about the tissues or structures being imaged. This information can be used to diagnose and monitor various medical conditions, such as cancer, inflammation, and tissue damage.