“Contrast agents are much less nephrotoxic than previously thought”, said Aart van der the current ESUR Contrast Media Safety Committee (CMSC) guideline. Renal adverse reactions to gadolinium-based contrast agents B How long should there be between two iodine-based contrast media injections for routine. The Contrast Media Safety Committee of the European Society of Urogenital Radiology is proud to present the 10th version of its Contrast Agent Guidelines.

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Do not perform non-emergency biochemical analysis of blood and urine collected in the 24 hours after contrast medium injection.

Multiple contrast medium injections within hours. The majority of reactions are minor e.

Following administration of gadolinium-based agents to the mother during pregnancy, no neonatal tests are necessary. Large volume of contrast medium.

ESUR Guidelines

Intravenous technique should always be meticulous using appropriate sized plastic cannula placed in a suitable vein to handle the flow rate used during the injection. Metformin should be stopped from the time of contrast medium administration. Continue volume expansion Determine eGFR h after contrast medium.


Contrast medium extravasation gkidelines Estimated to be 0. This differentiation is important for patient stratification: Always record the name and dose of the contrast agent used in the patient records. Serum creatinine eGFR measurement and clinical assessment of patient before administration: Use a non-ionic contrast medium.

Pregnant or lactating mother with renal impairment. No special preparation is required. I mproving G lobal O utcomes is a global non-profit organization developing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in kidney disease guidelines for staging acute kidney injury AKI.

Elective Examination At risk patients see above. Safety of MR liver specific contrast media. Previous late contrast medium reaction. A suitable protocol is intravenous normal saline, 1.

No other contrast medium guidelines have been printed in such numbers or so many languages. Laboratory testing of renal function eGFR is not mandatory. Allergy requiring medical treatment. To reduce the risk of repeat reaction, use another contrast agent than the agent precipitating the first reaction.


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In children, the revised Schwartz formula is recommended to calculate eGFR. Prophylaxis is generally not necessary. The guidelines will successively be translated into many major languages — look out for yours!

Recommendation for a questionnaire at the time of booking. There is no clinical evidence of the effectiveness of premedication. Early identification and careful observation. Gadolinium-based contrast agents B. The clinically important adverse effect of iodine-based contrast media on blood and endothelium is thrombosis. Extra hemodialysis session to remove contrast medium is unnecessary. The committee and authors of the 8. Refer to late adverse reactions section 1.

Reducing the risk of iodine-based and MRI contrast media administration: