Contrast solution

Contrast solution

A liquid dye injected into the body that allows veins to be seen by x rays. Without the dye, the veins could not be seen on x rays.
Mentioned in: Venography
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This edition has been revised and updated to include information on the use of multislice CT to diagnose chest, abdominal, and musculoskeletal abnormalities; the expanded role of 3D CT and CT angiography in clinical practice; and updates to clinical guidelines, including the American College of Chest Physicians Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer guidelines, paraneoplastic and superior vena cava syndrome, reactions to contrast solution, and CT-guided needle biopsy.
The contents from each syringe then were transferred to the alternate vial, resulting in two 10 mL vials of diluted contrast solution, one for use in the morning and one reserved for the afternoon.
Then, by simply changing syringes, the diluted gadolinium-saline contrast solution (0.
After the pre-contrast MR examination under fluoroscopy guidance intra-articular injection of contrast solution was performed.
Use of barium contrast solution is generally safe; however, it should not be given to a patient if there is any chance that an acute bowel obstruction or perforation is present.
No extra contrast solution is used, and the extra x-ray exposure is small.
Eight of the nine deaths were linked to a single lot of brand A contrast solution.
The need for harsh purgatives are eliminated, especially with the recommended drink of contrast solution.
With its patented EDA(TM)or extravasation detection accessory, the EmpowerCT is the only available injector system that can help detect extravasations - unintentional but dangerous injections of contrast solution that occur when the injector needle unexpectedly punctures a vein.
With its patented EDA(TM) extravasation detection accessory, the EmpowerCT is the only currently available injector system that can help detect extravasations--dangerous unintentional injections of contrast solution into a patient's arm that occur when the injector needle unexpectedly punctures a vein.
These procedures use angiography, in which the physician injects a type of dye called contrast solution into the patient's bloodstream.
All display technology requires a contrast solution.