low-osmolality contrast medium

low-osmolality contrast medium

Radiology Any of the radiologic contrast media first used in Europe which may have fewer side effects after IV injections; LOCMs are more expensive and may cause hypercoagulability
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In the 1980-1990s, the development of nonionic contrast media (low-osmolality contrast medium, ratio: 3 iodines per molecule) was quickly adopted because of a decrease in nonkidney side effects.
Toxicology profile of iobitridol, a nonionic low-osmolality contrast medium. Acta Radiol Suppl 1996;400:17-24.