Treatment of systemic reactions to contrast media.

@article{Bush1990TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of systemic reactions to contrast media.},
  author={William H. Bush},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1990},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={145-50}
}
Serious systemic reactions caused by currently used ionic and nonionic contrast material are the anaphylactoid (allergic-like) reaction and the vagal reaction. Each likely has more than one etiology, and certain patients are at higher risk for developing such a reaction. The urologist and radiologist must be able to differentiate between the clinical manifestations of the anaphylactoid (asthma-like) reaction and the vagal (bradycardia and hypotension) reaction. Specific treatment for the… CONTINUE READING

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