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contrast media

radiopaque substances introduced into a joint, bursa or blood vessel, to allow radiological visualization
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Our group is currently investigating new contrast media injection protocols for CT angiography, aiming to develop patient-tailored contrast media injection protocols for low kV and low keV imaging.
Contrast media injectors (CMI) are the equipment used to inject contrast media into the body that enhances the visualization of the specific organs and tissues, thereby improving the overall quality of medical imaging procedures.
Gain a high level view of the trends shaping and driving the contrast media market.
Iodinated contrast media injected intravenously or intra-arterial goes from vascular compartment to the extracellular space and is eliminated through glomerular filtration.
The first mechanism is a direct toxic effect of the contrast media resulting in mitochondrial dysfunction in renal tubular cells generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and apoptosis.
et al[12] has reported that acute adverse reactions due to radio contrast media are more frequent in persons between 20 and 50 years of age and are less frequent above 50 years.
iodinated contrast material exposure to the incidence of AKI: the incidence of AKI was not significantly different in contrast media group compared to control group.
The reported incidence of adverse reactions to contrast media in patients with a history of allergy is twice that of the general population.
Iobitriol, Xenetix, is iodinated, low osmolar; water-based contrast media that is less toxic and more soluble then previously used high osmolar agents.
I tried to calm her by reassuring her that we would never do anything to harm her or her baby, but at the same time privately wondered why a CTPA had been requested at this stage of pregnancy when a Ventilation Perfusion Scan (VQ scan) is generally considered the gold standard in diagnosing PE in pregnant women due to the lower radiation dose and no exposure to intravenous contrast media (Scarsbrook, 2007).
Contrast media are primarily used during medical imaging examinations with x-rays, computed tomography scans and magnetic resonance imaging, either to highlight specific anatomical structures or to perform functional imaging.
They suggested that decreased NO may explain vasoconstriction and ARF by contrast media use.