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X-Ray Contrast Media



  • Written from a well-known specialist

  • Comprehensive overview

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII
  2. Introduction

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 10-14Open Access
  3. General Principles Of X-Ray Contrast Media

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 16-18Open Access
  4. Structure And Properties Of X-Ray Contrast Media

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 20-33Open Access
  5. Degradation Of Iodinated X-Ray Contrast Media

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 36-37Open Access
  6. Pharmaceutical Product Quality

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 46-70Open Access
  7. Pharmacological Properties Of Cm

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 72-88Open Access
  8. Uses Of X-Ray Contrast Media

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 90-96Open Access
  9. Interactions

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 98-104Open Access
  10. Risks of Contrast Media Use

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 106-120Open Access
  11. Further Development of Contrast Media

    • Ulrich Speck
    Pages 128-129Open Access
  12. Back Matter

    Pages 130-140

About this book

This open access book is an overview on CT/X-ray contrast media designed for radiologists and other medical specialists who use contrast media in imaging and interventional procedures as well as related scientists on the use and pharmaceutical aspects of X-ray contrast media. The overall goal of this book is to provide a comprehensive overview relevant for the optimal use of x-ray contrast media covering next to the historic development, their structure and properties also practical information for handling of contrast media, and explanation of the relevant risks during use and measures for prevention and treatment of potential side effects.


  • Open Access
  • X-Ray
  • Radiography
  • Imaging
  • Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology

Authors and Affiliations

  • InnoRa GmbH , Berlin, Germany

    Ulrich Speck

About the author

Professor Dr. Ulrich Speck, Berlin

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: X-Ray Contrast Media


  • Authors: Ulrich Speck

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018

  • License: CC BY

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-662-56465-3Published: 11 April 2018

  • Edition Number: 5

  • Number of Pages: VIII, 131

  • Number of Illustrations: 29 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Radiology, Neuroradiology