CT cholangiography in potential liver donors: effect of premedication with intravenous morphine on biliary caliber and visualization.

@article{Breiman2008CTCI,
  title={CT cholangiography in potential liver donors: effect of premedication with intravenous morphine on biliary caliber and visualization.},
  author={Richard S. Breiman and Fergus V. Coakley and Emily M. Webb and James J Ellingson and John P. Roberts and Jennifer R. Kohr and Juergen Lutz and Naomi Knoess and Benjamin M Yeh},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={247 3},
  pages={733-7}
}
PURPOSE To retrospectively determine whether premedication with intravenously administered morphine improves bile duct caliber and visualization in potential liver donors undergoing computed tomographic (CT) cholangiography. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective single institution study approved by the institutional review board and compliant with requirements of the HIPAA. Multidetector CT cholangiography was performed after slow infusion of 20 mL of iodipamide meglumine 52% diluted… CONTINUE READING