At doses of 5 and 10 mL/kg, radiographic contrast
was not adequate to assess ventricular contractions and esophageal boluses.
Effects of radiographic contrast
media on proliferation and apoptosis of human vascular endothelial cells.
With the growing use of radiographic contrast
media in clinical practice and increasing incidence of chronic kidney disease, contrast-induced acute kidney injury (or CI-AKI) is widely acknowledged as a significant source of morbidity and mortality.
After radiographic contrast
procedures 12 to 14 percent of patients suffer from acute renal insufficiency during hospitalization4.
Stevenson et al., "Radiographic contrast
media infusions: measurement of histamine, complement, and fibrin split products and correlation with clinical parameters," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol.
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) issued a guideline on the topic of radiographic contrast
media used in ERCP and reported that there is no evidence-based standard of practice for prophylaxis against contrast reactions during performance of ERCP .
Although rapidly absorbed, intrabronchial presence of any high-osmolar water-soluble radiographic contrast
media is extremely toxic and can induce severe bronchial irritation, immediate pulmonary edema, and delayed mild-to-moderate pleural effusions.
Mesquita, "Nasolabial cyst with radiographic contrast
medium: Report of two cases," Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, vol.
Side effects of radiographic contrast
media: pathogenesis, risk factors, and prevention.
Several agents may cause acute kidney damage, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors), angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), radiographic contrast
media and some antibiotics.
Because there was a suspecion of the presence of an oesophageal tumour, a radiographic contrast
examination was performed using barium sulphate.
Effects of beta-adrenergic and calcium antagonists on the development of anaphylactoid reactions from radiographic contrast
media during cardiac angiography.