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Currently, there are two modes of MRI imaging, T1-weighted and T2-weighted imaging, and patients are often given contrast agents to improve imaging quality.
Results: Contrast sensitivity at intermediate and high spatial frequencies was lower with increasing age.
Key topics discussed include: the declining utilization of barium contrast agents due to the emergence of endoscopy and CT colonography as favorable alternatives for gastrointestinal imaging, and the effects that recent safety concerns surrounding paramagnetic contrast media may have on the MRI contrast media market.
Definition of contrast media induced acute kidney injury
Following the guidelines set by RANZCR (2016) on contrast extravasations, the Hawkes Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) radiology department developed its own audit tool.
In 2015, the iodinated contrast media/contrast agents are expected to account for the largest share of the global contrast media/contrast agents market, among products; the injectable contrast media segment is expected to account for the largest share of the global contrast media/contrast agents market, among the routes of administration; the X-ray/CT segment is expected to dominate the global contrast media/contrast agents market, among procedures; cardiovascular disorders is expected to account for the largest share of the global contrast media/contrast agents market, among indications; and the radiology segment is expected to dominate the contrast media/contrast agents market, among applications.
Risk factors exist that predispose patients to contrast reactions.
Conventional liquid contrast agents may be easily dispersed and diluted in the body fluid or blood, rapidly losing its contrast effect.
The association between the administration of IV contrast media (CM) and the development of acute kidney injury has been well documented.
Contrast data mining uses concepts and algorithmic tools to overcome the limitations of simpler approaches to contrasting datasets.
I performed a 6-month follow-up using the single post-contrast scan after a triphasic contrast injection.