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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A detailed history and thorough review of the patient's medical records revealed no previous administration of radiocontrast media, exposure to amiodarone, ingestion of iodine containing supplements, or consumption of drinking water with high iodine content.
Because both iomeprol and ioversol are low-osmolar radiocontrast media, we thought that ioversol might have the similar effects.
Anaphylactoid reactions to radiocontrast media. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep.
Out of 8 patients who developed ADRs, 7 (87.5%) patients were given ionic radiocontrast media and only 1 (12.5%) patient was given non-ionic contrast media.
No one is allergic to opiates or radiocontrast media. These agents are direct mast cell histamine-releasing agents.
The updated statement from the Academy regarding the diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis states: "Clinically, radiocontrast media reactions are identical to immediate hypersensitivity IgE-mediated reactions (anaphylaxis), but do not appear to involve IgE or any other immunologic mechanism" (2).
Previous atopic conditions in anaphylaxis population (n=36)* Condition (n) % Multiple sensitivities 13 36.1 Foods 8 22.2 Bronchial asthma 6 16.7 Allergic rhinitis + asthma 61 6.7 Allergic rhinitis 2 5.6 Radiocontrast media reaction 1 2.8 * Fifteen patients had no previous history of allergic conditions Table 6.
One of the most common causes of acute renal failure among hospitalized patients, RCN occurs when patients' kidneys are unable to process the iodinated radiocontrast media administered during coronary interventional and diagnostic procedures.
Contrast nephropathy is a generally reversible form of acute kidney injury (AKI) that occurs soon after the administration of radiocontrast media [10] Pathophysiological processes thought to contribute to the development of CIAKI include renal vasoconstriction leading to medullary ischemia, direct tubular cytotoxicity of contrast, and the generation of reactive oxygen species which contribute to cell damage [11].
The second round of recommendations includes admonitions related to antihistamine use, food IgE testing, radiocontrast media, vaccinations, and penicillin allergy, with supporting statements and references to the evidence behind them.
The findings of the present study suggest that critically ill patients aged 65 or more years old are more prone to present renal injury after the intravenous infusion of radiocontrast media compared to patients aged less than 65 years old.
The prevention of immediate generalized reactions to radiocontrast media in high-risk patients.