European Radiology

, Volume 5, Supplement 2, pp S54–S57 | Cite as

Iotrolan in head and body CT — European experience

  • O. Schubiger
  • M. Friedrich
  • A. Valavanis
  • M. Langer
  • H. Pokieser
  • B. Hagen
  • W. Rodl


The safety, tolerance and efficacy of the non-ionic dimer iotrolan 280 in head and body computed tomography was compared with iohexol, iopamidol and iopromide in a double-blind, randomized, multicenter study. A total of 307 head and 261 body examinations were performed. No significant changes in liver or renal blood parameters were seen up to 24 h post-examination. No significant differences in tolerability, adverse events profile, and efficacy were seen.

Key words

Iotrolan Contrast agents CT Radiology, study 


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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Schubiger
    • 1
  • M. Friedrich
    • 2
  • A. Valavanis
    • 3
  • M. Langer
    • 4
  • H. Pokieser
    • 5
  • B. Hagen
    • 6
  • W. Rodl
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of NeuroradiologieKlinik im ParkZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Röntgenabteilung, Krankenhaus am UrbanBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Institut für NeuroradiologieUniversitätsspitalZürichSwitzerland
  4. 4.Radiologische UniversitätsklinikFreiburgGermany
  5. 5.Zentrales Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der UniversitätWienAustria
  6. 6.Röntgenabteilung, Martin-Luther-KrankenhausBerlinGermany
  7. 7.Röntgenabteilung, Medizinische UniversitätsklinikErlangenGermany

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