low osmolar contrast agent

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low osmolar contrast agent (LOCA),

nonionic water-soluble radiographic contrast material.

low os·mo·lar con·trast a·gent

(lō oz-mō'lăr kon'trast ā'jĕnt)
Nonionic water-soluble radiographic contrast material.
Synonym(s): low osmolar contrast medium, nonionic contrast agent.
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Abbreviations AKI: Acute kidney injury CIN: Contrast-medium induced nephropathy CKD: Chronic kidney disease CM: Contrast medium CT: Computed Tomography FF: Filtration fraction GFR: Glomerular filtration rate HOCM: High osmolar contrast medium IOCM: Iso-osmolar contrast medium LOCM: Low osmolar contrast medium RBF: Renal blood flow RI: Renal insufficiency SCr: Serum creatinine concentration.
Venography was carried out on Image Intensifier Fluoroscopic X-Ray machine (KXO-80G-KDU 800-1000 mA, Toshiba, Japan, with low osmolar contrast medium (Iopamiro).
In this study, it was aimed to investigate the effects of non ionic low osmolar contrast medium administration on oxidant/antioxidant status and NO levels in rat kidney tissues.
18) In this study, non ionic low osmolar contrast medium caused oxidative stress and some haemodynamic changes like decrease in NO level in the rat kidney tissues.
Coronary angiography and left ventriculographywere performed using just 80 cc lopromid (Ultravist 300, Schering AG, Germany): a nonionic low osmolar contrast medium containing approximately 300 mg/mL iodide.
7) Iso-osmolar B Varying volumes of iodixanol, an iso-osmolar contast media contrast medium, were used rather than iohexol, a low osmolar contrast medium.
Given the increase in patients with CKD and also with heart disease we wanted to investigate if there was a difference in renal and cardiovascular complications between the isosmolar contrast medium iodixanol and the low osmolar contrast medium iopromide," said Dr.
A randomized trial comparing the impact of a nonionic (iomeprol) versus an ionic (ioxaglate) low osmolar contrast medium on abrupt vessel closure and ischemic complications after coronary angioplasty," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.

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