To highlight potential adverse effects of contrast agents. •! To produce guidelines on the safe use of contrast media in different clinical Version has until. “Contrast agents are much less nephrotoxic than previously thought”, said Aart van der the current ESUR Contrast Media Safety Committee (CMSC) guideline. It is a great honor for the Contrast Media Safety Committee of the European So- ciety of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR) to present version of its Contrast Media 7. 1. AN OVERVIEW. This overview summarizes some of the most important.

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Clinical evidence of the effectiveness of premedication is limited. Reducing the risk of iodine-based and MRI contrast media administration: Gadolinium-based contrast medium Correlation of time of the oh medium injection with the hemodialysis session is recommended.

Questionnaires to be completed by clinicians referring patients for examinations using iodine- or gadolinium-based contrast media.

Measurement of renal function B. Intra-arterial injection with first pass renal exposure indicates that contrast agent reaches the renal arteries in a relatively undiluted form, e. In pediatric patients give 0.


See renal adverse reactions see 2. More severe acute reactions are rare and are similar to those after iodine and gadolinium-based agents see 1. Maculopapular rashes, erythema, swelling and pruritus are most common.

Keep the ratio of iodine dose in gram iodine and absolute GFR below 1. Renal adverse reactions to iodine-based contrast media B.

Before the examination B. Consider an alternative imaging method not using iodine-based contrast media.

Refer to late adverse reactions section 1. However, there is no evidence that hemodialysis protects patients with impaired renal function from contrast medium induced nephropathy or nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. However, dehydration is hard to examine, because there is no sound criteria for it, he added.

ESUR guidelines on Contrast Media – B. Renal adverse reactions

Our monthly Newsletter informs you about News at radiology. Gadolinium-based contrast media are more nephrotoxic than iodine-based contrast media in equivalent X-ray attenuating doses. Since our first guidelines were published, more than Contfast Cisplatin Aminoglycosides Non steroid anti- inflammatory drugs Refer to renal adverse reactions section 2.

To reduce the risk of repeat reaction, use mediq contrast agent than the agent precipitating the first reaction. Van der Molen answered that care in these patients starts one step before the ESUR guideline kicks contrzst Renal adverse reactions to iodine-based contrast media. Stop breastfeeding for 24 hours and discard the milk. The guidelines will successively be translated into many major languages — look out for yours!

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Preparation Before intravenous iodine- or gadolinium-based contrast medium: When there is a very strong indication for enhanced MR, the smallest possible dose of one of the most stable gadolinium contrast agents see Contrast agents: Large volume of contrast medium.

General adverse reactions B.

ESUR Guidelines

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However, there is no evidence guiedlines hemodialysis protects patients with impaired renal function from post contrast acute kidney injury or nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. An adverse reaction which occurs within 1 hour of contrast medium injection. Safety of ultrasound contrast agents.