Effects of Contrast Media on Cell Cultures

  • D. Christmann
  • A. Wackenheim
Conference paper

Abstract

We studied the effects of contrast media used in radiology, in particular metrizamide (Amipaque). This new water-soluble, nonionic contrast medium is used in neuroradiology for opacifying the subarachnoid spaces; it may, in some cases, be responsible for side effects. We thought it would be interesting to study the cell reactions to this contrast medium in order to determine its direct toxicity.

Keywords

Toxicity Neurotoxicity Meglumine Metrizamide Amipaque 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

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  • D. Christmann
  • A. Wackenheim

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