Comparison of water-soluble contrast media and barium in rats with small bowel obstruction or ischemia.


The experimental results from comparing the low-osmolar radiographic contrast media (CM) iohexol, iodixanol, and ioxaglate to the hyperosmolar CM sodium diatrizoate or barium for enteric follow-up examination in rats, suggest that low-osmolar CM are the better alternatives for use in examinations of obstructed small intestine. Excretion of iodine to the… (More)


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