Pantopaque

Pantopaque

(păn-tō′păk)
An oil-based, iodine-containing contrast medium used to outline body structures during radiographic or fluoroscopic examinations, such as myelograms.
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Continuando con la introduccion de los metodos diagnosticos en el pais encontramos que el Pantopaque fue descubierto en 1942 y 2 anos mas tarde el Doctor Oriol Arango lo empleo en la ciudad y publico sus resultados en 1947 (8) El doctor Gabriel llano hizo su tesis de grado sobre la mielografia, describe el cuadro clinico de la hernia del disco y los hallazgos radiologicos, en su tesis reporta la primera cirugia de hernia de disco de la ciudad ya que los pacientes con hernia de disco eran remitidos para tratamiento a Estados Unidos (9).
6) Adhesive arachnoiditis may result as a complication of persistent Pantopaque (Figure 2), which can cause meningeal thickening and hyalinization of the arachnoid.
Pantopaque visualization of a congenital dural defect of the internal auditory meatus causing rhinorrhea.
20] However, the addition of sclerosing agents to aspiration has been therapeutic, and a variety of agents including minocycline,[21] pantopaque,[22] and more recently alcohol in 95% or 99% solution have been used successfully.
Pantopaque, lipiodol, and iohexol (7-8 ml) are given 20-30 minutes before the surgery by lumbar puncture.