iodized oil


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iodized oil

 
an iodine addition product of vegetable oil; used as a radiopaque contrast medium in various diagnostic procedures.

i·o·dized oil

(ī'ō-dīzd oyl),
An iodine addition product of vegetable oils, containing not less than 38% and not more than 42% of organically combined iodine; a radiopaque medium.
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Caption: Figure 1: A contrast enhanced computed tomography scan of the abdomen showed iodized oil (arrow) and intraperitoneal free (curved arrow) air with a rupture of the HCC in segment II into the peritoneal cavity adjacent to the gastric wall (open arrow).
* Control group B (TACE alone, n=10): mitomycin C (0.1 mg) + iodized oil (0.1 mL) + degradable starch microspheres (5.0 mg) on day 13.
Drugs were administered through the catheter into the liver (subsequent injection of mitomycin C (Roche) + iodized oil (Lipiodol, Guerbet GmbH) + degradable starch microspheres (Embocept, Pharmacept) within 20 minutes.
n, number; D, male; C, female; RIO, red iodized oil; BSS, barium sulfate suspension.
In developing countries, eradication of iodine deficiency has been accomplished by adding iodine drops to well water or injecting people with iodized oil. Exogenous L-thyroxine (L-T4) can also be used to decrease goiter size but generally is not effective in adults and older children.
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of TAE with a mixture of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) and iodized oil for patients with severe symptomatic PLD during a more than 2-year follow-up.
Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) is the intra-arterial injection of emulsified chemotherapeutic agents that mainly include gelatin, iodized oil, and cytotoxic agents.[sup][2],[5] It has already been recognized as the preferred nonsurgical therapeutic option for unresectable primary HCC and liver metastases by means of selectively delivering the chemotherapeutic agents to the targeted tumor area.[sup][2],[5],[6] In addition, it can target multiple lesions of HCC in a single treatment session and can be repeatedly applied to the same patient.[sup][5]