radiocontrast media


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radiocontrast media

m. medio de contraste de sustancia radioactiva usado en el proceso de efectuar varios tipos de pruebas para diagnóstico.
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No one is allergic to opiates or radiocontrast media.
Worldwide, the number of contrast media-enhanced coronary examinations and interventions executed annually is large and rising; more than seven million procedures using iodinated radiocontrast media are performed each year.
Don't routinely order low-or iso-osmolar radiocontrast media or pretreat with corticosteroids and antihistamines for patients with a history of seafood allergy who require radiocontrast media.
The prevention of immediate generalized reactions to radiocontrast media in high-risk patients.
A total of 52 (58%) said that limiting the volume of radiocontrast media was protective.
Therefore, SG is affected more by the presence of heavy molecules such as glucose, albumin, phosphates, sulfates, radiocontrast media, and heavy metals than it is by low-molecular-weight substances such as sodium, chloride, and urea (6, 29, 30).
Radiocontrast media (RCM) are commonly used in medical practice, but their use may lead to contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN).
Many patients who have had the frightening experience of erupting in intense flushing, itching, and hives when undergoing medical imaging with radiocontrast media have been told that they're allergic to iodine and must never again receive radiocontrast material or eat shellfish.
Pre-emptive hemodialysis after radiocontrast media in patients with renal insufficiency is potentially harmful.
Radiocontrast media can lead to nephropathy in 10%-30% of high-risk patients.