Contrast Media

Safety Issues and ESUR Guidelines

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ISBN: 978-3-540-20448-0 (Print) 978-3-540-27742-2 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

  2. Classification and Terminology

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      Pages 1-4

      Classification and Terminology

  3. Off-Label Use of Medicines — Legal Aspects

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      Pages 5-8

      Off-Label Use of Medicines — Legal Aspects

  4. General Adverse Reactions

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      Pages 11-17

      Prevention of Acute Reactions

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      Pages 19-25

      Management of Acute Adverse Reactions to Contrast Media

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      Pages 27-31

      Late Adverse Reactions to Intravascular Iodinated Contrast Media

  5. Renal Adverse Effects

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      Pages 35-45

      Reducing the Risk of Contrast Medium Induced Nephropathy

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      Pages 47-51

      Dialysis and Contrast Media

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      Pages 53-55

      Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes and Contrast Media

  6. Other Adverse Effects

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      Pages 59-63

      Iodinated and Gadolinium Contrast Media During Pregnancy and Lactation

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      Pages 65-74

      Effects on the Blood and Endothelium

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      Pages 75-82

      Effect of Iodinated Contrast Media on Thyroid Function

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      Pages 83-88

      Pulmonary Effects of Radiographic Contrast Media

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      Pages 89-91

      Phaeochromocytoma

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      Pages 93-98

      Contrast Media: Interactions with Other Drugs and Clinical Tests

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      Pages 99-103

      Contrast Medium Extravasation Injury

  7. MR Contrast Media

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      Pages 107-114

      Non-tissue Specific Extracellular MR Contrast Media

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      Pages 115-120

      Gadolinium Contrast Media for Radiographic Examinations

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      Pages 121-128

      Safety of MR Liver Specific Contrast Media

  8. Ultrasonographic Contrast Media

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      Pages 131-135

      Safety of Ultrasound Contrast Agents

  9. Barium Preparations

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      Pages 139-141

      Barium Preparations: Safety Issues

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 143-173