Review recommended preparations that patients must perform for requested exams. Revise the characteristics of medication and contrast media used in abdominal radiology section and their indications. Present the available guide at our service.
Examinations performed in abdominal imaging have evolved in the last years.
Studies increasingly require different preparations prior to the procedure to optimize the results.
Administration of drugs and contrast media is common practice.We will revise usually recommended preparations,
protocols for patients with particular conditions and drugmost relevant parameters.
Findings and procedure details
1-INTRAVASCULAR CONTRAST MEDIA Fundamental characteristics of contrast media are revised.
These recommendations are mainly based on the ESUR contrast media safety guideline v10 which is strongly encouraged to be used as a reference guide.
In case of doubt or need for more information consult the product's leaflet and international guides indexed in the references. 1A / IODINE COMPOUNDS CLASSIFICATION DOSAGE It is recommended to adjust the dose according to patient weight,
type of study,...
To obtain an optimal and diagnostic imaging study,
a series of preparations,
medications and contrast media are required.
Radiologists must be aware of them.
Having a consultation document with this information facilitates and improves the quality of care received by our patients.