radiographic contrast medium

radiographic contrast medium

ra·di·o·graph·ic con·trast me·di·um

(rādē-ō-grafik kontrast mēdē-ŭm)
Any internally administered substance with different opacity from soft tissue on radiography or computed tomography (e.g., barium).
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injection of radiographic contrast medium causes an initial increase in renal blood flow that is then followed by a more prolonged decrease in blood flow and accompanied by a decrease in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), while the extrarenal vessels show transient vasoconstriction followed by a decrease in vascular peripheral resistances.
Urograffin 60 (Diatrizoate meglumine, Diatrizoate sodium) served as the radiographic contrast medium in HSG.
The intravenous injection of radiographic contrast medium causes an initial increase in renal blood flow but is then followed by a more prolonged decrease in blood flow and accompanied by a decrease in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), while the extrarenal vessels show transient vasoconstriction followed by decrease in vascular peripheral resistances.