Management of Acute Adverse Reactions to Contrast Media

  • Henrik S. Thomsen
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


This chapter describes the optimal first-line treatment of acute non-renal adverse reactions to contrast media. These reactions are infrequent and often occur unexpectedly. Prompt and effective treatment is very important and requires knowledge, training, and preparation.


Contrast Medium Vagal Stimulation Laryngeal Edema Severe Adverse Reaction Cardiac Conduction System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyCopenhagen University Hospital HerlevHerlevDenmark

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