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Gadofosveset trisodium
Gadofosveset skeletal.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
Trisodium {(2-(R)-[(4,4-diphenylcyclohexyl) phosphonooxymethyl]-diethylenetriaminepentaacetato)(aquo) gadolinium(III)
Clinical data
Trade names Vasovist, Ablavar
Pregnancy cat. C (US)
Legal status -only (US)
Routes Intravenous
CAS number 193901-90-5
ATC code V08CA11
PubChem CID 158440
DrugBank DB06705
ChemSpider 139381
KEGG D08005 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C33H40GdN3Na3O15P 
Mol. mass 975.88 g/mol

Gadofosveset (trade names Vasovist, Ablavar) is a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent. It is used in form of the trisodium salt.[1][2] It acts as a blood pool agent by binding to human serum albumin.