contrast material


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Noun1.contrast material - a substance that is opaque to x-rays; when administered it allows a radiologist to examine the organ or tissue it fills
medium - (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
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To optimally evaluate the vascular system, adequate peripheral venous access is necessary to power inject contrast material.
Effect of duration of contrast material injection on peak enhancement times and values of the aorta, main portal vein, and liver at dynamic MDCT with the dose of contrast medium tailored to patient weight.
The access time, compression time, ambulation time, the amount of contrast material used, fluoroscopy time, interventional procedural time, the number of catheters used, the percentage of procedures completed using the assigned approach and the major vascular complications were recorded and compared between the two groups.
The CT scan, which would make use of contrast material potentially toxic to the kidneys, was deferred.
Traditionally, contrast material is administered orally, and serial radiographic images are taken, providing information about transit times of various organs, as well as assisting with identification of other disorders, including luminal or filling defects, masses within the coelom, foreign bodies, or perforations.
Paranasal sinus magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a hyperintense mass lesion in T2-weighted images (AG) and hypointense in T1 AG in bilateral frontal sinuses and right ethmoidal cells drooping into the right orbit, with no contrast uptake following intravenous contrast material injection.
Intravenous injection of contrast material can be used to enhance the appearance of vascular structures, similar to methods used for CT scans of various organs.
4) When a ureterocele is opacified with the contrast material, it tends to mimic the cobra-head sign protruding into the bladder lumen.
What is worth a comment and need further analysis, that in only two of presented above study's authors characterized exposure on intravenous iodinated contrast material as independent nephrotoxic risk factor in patients with eGFR < 30 ml/min/1.
Power or high pressure injection of intravenous contrast material during computed tomography (CT) scanning is an everyday process for Medical Imaging Nurses.
Other causes of decreased thyroid function is viral infection and intake of multiple medications, particularly amiodarone (cordarone) which is used to treat heart disease, in addition to contrast material which is given during radiological investigation (such as CT scan).