Comparison of Hexabrix and Urografin in the Study of Postphlebographic Thrombotic Side Effects

  • A. Hørup
  • B. Eliasen
  • A. Reimer-Jensen
  • J. Praestholm
Conference paper


Many studies have shown a high incidence of phlebitis as a complication of phlebography, when using a high-osmolar contrast medium [1, 2, 5].


Arthritis Fibrinogen Urticaria Thrombophlebitis Phlebitis 


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  • A. Hørup
  • B. Eliasen
  • A. Reimer-Jensen
  • J. Praestholm

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