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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 190–193 | Cite as

Intrathecal administration of iopamidol in children: clinical and diagnostic results

  • R. G. Wells
  • F. G. Seidel
  • J. R. Sty
  • H. M. Swick
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Abstract

An open label, noncomparative clinical trial of intrathecal iopamidol in children was performed. Sixty-one subjects between the ages of 24 days and 17 years were studied. Opacification of the subarachnoid space was adequate in all cases. Mild adverse reactions were detected in 10% of the participants. Seizures, EEG alterations or other severe reactions did not occur. The findings confirm the efficacy and safety of iopamidol as an intrathecal contrast medium in pediatrics.

Keywords

Public Health Clinical Trial Contrast Medium Adverse Reaction Subarachnoid Space 
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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Wells
    • 3
  • F. G. Seidel
    • 2
  • J. R. Sty
    • 3
  • H. M. Swick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyChildren's Hospital of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyChildren's Hospital of BuffaloBuffaloUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyChildren's Hospital of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

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