Myths and misconceptions concerning contrast media-induced anaphylaxis: a narrative review

@article{Bhm2017MythsAM,
  title={Myths and misconceptions concerning contrast media-induced anaphylaxis: a narrative review},
  author={Ingrid B{\"o}hm and John N. Morelli and Knud Nairz and Patricia Silva Hasembank Keller and Johannes T. Heverhagen},
  journal={Postgraduate Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={129},
  pages={259 - 266}
}
ABSTRACT Contrast-enhanced radiological examinations are an increasingly important diagnostic tool in modern medicine. All approved and available contrast media (iodinated and gadolinium-based) are safe compounds that are well-tolerated by most patients. However, a small percentage of patients exhibit contrast medium-induced adverse drug reactions that are dose-dependent and predictable (type A) or an even smaller cohort experience so-called type B (dose-independent, non-predictable). To… 
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