contrast medium


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a substance that is opaque to x-rays

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Neonatal thyroid function: effect of a single exposure to iodinated contrast medium in utero.
Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair is therefore a very complex procedure, and the more time it takes, the more contrast medium is needed for X-ray visualization and guidance in order to succeed.
Contrast medium: Low osmolar and non ionic iomeprol (Iomeron 300 produced by Santa Farma, Italy) having 300 mg iodine per milliliter was used as contrast medium in this study.
It is known that serum iodine concentration clearly raises and iodine accumulates in salivary glands after administration of iodinated contrast medium.
Lateral and dorsoventral survey radiographs were obtained before and after injection of the contrast medium using a fine-screen, high-detail film combination (Agfa Medical X-ray film, CP-G plus, Agfa-Gevaert N.
Effect of iodinated contrast media on gel barrier formation in plasma separator (PST II) and serum separator (SST II) tubes Final concentration of contrast medium Tube Contrast mL/L g/L medium iodine Experiment 1: whole blood SST II None 0 0 PST II None 0 0 SST II Omnipaque 20 7.
Previous studies have shown that IV contrast medium increases the severity and mortality in an experimental model of acute pancreatitis in rats.
15) There is no well-defined oral regime; however, we recommend at least 2 liters of water the day before contrast medium administration and 2 liters after the contrast medium administration.
X-ray contrast medium for use in adults in cardioangiography, cerebral angiography, peripheral arteriography, abdominal angiography, urography, venography, CT enhancement, studies of the upper gastrointestinal tract, arthrography, hysterosalpinography (HSG) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
Tokyo, Japan, Apr 26, 2006 - (JCN) - Meiji Dairies and Kyowa Hakko Kogyo have obtained approval for BOTHDEL Oral Solution, an oral MRI contrast medium for the gastrointestinal tract, from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
The hallmark of all types of labyrinthitis on magnetic resonance imaging (MRJ) is enhancement of the membranous labyrinth on T1-weighted images following the administration of intravenous contrast medium (gadolinium).
Contract awarded for event 4029/15 nonionic contrast medium (2nd generation) solution for injection 300 mg7ml vial 50 ml
Then, under a local anaesthetic, a contrast medium is injected.
CMC Contrast AB Starts Clinical Phase III Studies on New Promising Contrast Medium for Scanning of Liver Tumours by Means of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).