Adverse reactions to intravenous iodinated contrast media: a primer for radiologists

  title={Adverse reactions to intravenous iodinated contrast media: a primer for radiologists},
  author={Saravanan Namasivayam and Mannudeep K. Kalra and William E. Torres and William C. Small},
  journal={Emergency Radiology},
Adverse reactions to intravenous iodinated contrast media may be classified as general and organ-specific, such as contrast-induced nephrotoxicity. General adverse reactions may be subclassified into acute and delayed types. Acute general adverse reactions can range from transient minor reactions to life-threatening severe reactions. Non-ionic contrast media have lower risk of mild and moderate adverse reactions. However, the risk of fatal reactions is similar for ionic and non-ionic contrast… 

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