meglumine diatrizoate

meg·lu·mine di·a·tri·zo·ate

a water-soluble organic iodine compound formerly used for excretory urography, for contrast visualization of the cardiovascular system, and orally for opacification of the gastrointestinal tract.
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Meglumine diatrizoate (1 ml/kg) was then injected (5 ml/s) immediately, and a postcontrast helical scan was performed using the same protocol as for the precontrast scan.
On postoperative day 8, a meglumine diatrizoate (Gastrografin) swallow study demonstrated no evidence of extravasation, and oral feedings were begun without complication.
Organic iodides in radiographic contrast media such meglumine diatrizoate (Renograffin, Hypaque) may be seen in the urine sediment for a brief time after injection of the dye.
A meglumine diatrizoate (Gastrografin) contrast study should be performed whenever a perforation cannot be completely confirmed or ruled out by endoscopic examination.
Meglumine diatrizoate is used in upper gastrointestinal examinations when a perforation is suspected.