Adverse reactions to intravenous iodinated contrast media: an update

Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2006 Jul-Aug;35(4):164-9. doi: 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2006.04.001.


Assessment of patients before intravenous contrast injection can help in detecting predisposing risk factors for adverse reactions to contrast media. Early recognition and treatment of acute adverse reactions can prevent morbidity and mortality (rare).

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Contrast Media / administration & dosage
  • Contrast Media / adverse effects*
  • Drug Hypersensitivity / etiology
  • Extravasation of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Materials / pathology
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intravenous
  • Iodine Compounds / administration & dosage
  • Iodine Compounds / adverse effects*
  • Kidney / drug effects
  • Risk Factors


  • Contrast Media
  • Iodine Compounds