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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Following administration of gadolinium-based agents to the mother during pregnancy, no neonatal tests are necessary. Gadolinium-based contrast media should only be used if the indication is vital and then only intermediate or low risk agents should be used.

Drug prophylaxis is generally not recommended. Use low- or iso-osmolar contrast media. After the examination B. No pharmacological prophylaxis with renal vasodilators, receptor antagonists of endogenous vasoactive mediators guidelinees cytoprotective drugs has yet been shown to offer consistent protection against contrast induced nephropathy.

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Renal adverse reactions C. In all patients, avoid osmotic and fluid overload. Use iodine-based water-soluble contrast media and be prepared to treat a reaction. Iodine-based contrast medium Correlation of time of the contrast medium injection with the hemodialysis session is unnecessary.

To avoid the risk of NSF refer to 1. Iodinated Contrast Media and Blood interactions. General adverse reactions B. An adverse reaction which occurs within 1 hour of contrast medium injection.


Determine eGFR 48 hours after contrast medium administration. Previous allergic reactions to barium products. The use of iodinated and gadolinium contrast media during pregnancy and lactation.

Drugs and interventional devices that decrease the risk of thromboembolic complications during interventional procedures minimize the importance of the effects of contrast media. Supportive treatment including observation. Use the lowest dose of contrast medium consistent with a diagnostic result.

Late adverse reactions to intravascular iodine- based contrast media: Ultrasound contrast media are generally safe. Renal adverse reactions to iodine-based contrast media.

ESUR Guidelines on Contrast Media – European Society of Urogenital Radiology

Giidelines audience member asked whether a multiple myeloma patients really did not need any special care. The effect of intraarterial IA application 77.0 on the injection site: Renal adverse reactions to gadolinium-based contrast agents B. Before intra-arterial iodine-based contrast medium: Large volume of contrast medium. Patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Preparation Before intravenous iodine- or gadolinium-based contrast medium: Renal adverse reactions to iodine-based contrast media B.

Previous moderate or severe guidepines reaction see classification above to an iodine-based contrast agent. Have the drugs and equipment for resuscitation readily available see 1. Esr selected high-risk patients, prophylactic treatment may be given by an endocrinologist; this is more relevant in areas of dietary iodine deficiency.

Van der Molen answered that care in these patients starts one step before the ESUR guideline kicks in: Van der Molen also stressed that implementing guidelines in his hospital was a joint effort, involving all doctors. Elective Examination Identify patients who require measurement of renal function Determine eGFR or SCr within 7 days of contrast medium administration. Over the years, more thancopies of the booklet have been printed and it has been translated into many languages.

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Van der Molen made sure to point out the difference in contrast ezur concentration entering the kidneys is dependent on the injection site:. Mr Examinations The risk of nephrotoxicity is very low when gadolinium-based contrast media are used in approved doses.

Renal function assessment by questionnaire should be used if serum creatinine is not measured. Already have an account?

Stop breastfeeding for 24 hours and discard the milk. Iodine-based contrast medium Hemodialysis to remove the contrast medium is unnecessary. Antibiotics and intravenous fluids. To reduce meeia potential for nephrotoxicity the following are recommended: Following administration of iodine-based agents to the mother during pregnancy, thyroid function should be checked in the neonate during the first week.

In exceptional circumstances, when radiographic examination is essential, iodine- based contrast media may be given to the pregnant female.

Pateints with heart failure NYHA or end stage renal failure should get individualized hydration. March Henrik S. Be aware of the patients drug history.