PMID: 6475561Jan 1, 1984Paper

Iohexol in coronary angiography. A double blind investigation

Acta Radiologica: Diagnosis
O S OrjavikE Andrew


Iohexol 350 mg I/ml (Omnipaque) was compared with the routine contrast medium meglumine, Na-Ca-metrizoate 370 mg I/ml (Isopaque Coronar) in coronary angiography in 30 patients. A randomized, double blind, crossover design was employed. Angiographic image quality, ECG, heart rate, aortic blood pressure and adverse reactions were recorded. Excellent image quality was obtained with both media. Except for one single event of hypotension, only few and minor changes in the parameters measured were recorded. No distinct difference between the two media was found. Iohexol seems to be suitable for selective coronary angiography.


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