Outcomes of premedication for non-ionic radio-contrast media hypersensitivity reactions in Korea.

BACKGROUND Radio-contrast media (CM)-related adverse reactions are important clinical problems that may cause fatal anaphylaxis. Accordingly, it has been common practice to premedicate patients who have had previous reactions to CM with corticosteroids, antihistamines, and H2 blockers to prevent hypersensitive reactions. However, the effectiveness of… CONTINUE READING