Acute fulminant pancreatitis following ventriculography


A case of acute, fatal pancreatitis occurred following a left ventriculogram; the pancreatitis was considered to be contrast induced. The possibility of this complication should be kept in mind during translumbar or transfemoral aortography.

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Chin, W.S., Ng, R. Acute fulminant pancreatitis following ventriculography. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 4, 108–109 (1981).

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Key words

  • Pancreatitis
  • Contrast media, complications
  • Ventriculography, complications
  • Aortography, complications