New medical applications to increase opportunities for tungsten demand

New applications in medical fields, including interventional radiology and photodynamic therapy, were likely to create more opportunities to raise the demand for tungsten, market sources said on Friday November 24.

Tungsten diiodide clusters can be used as X-ray contrast agents in interventional radiology, and used as photosensitizers in photodynamic therapy.

They are integral structures formed by the combination of tungsten...


Jessica Long

November 24, 2023

18:38 GMT