Choice of Radiologic Contrast Medium: The Medico-legal Point of View

  • D. Fierro
  • M. Canale
Conference paper


The radiologist’s responsibility in the case of contrast medium adverse reaction may be also a problem of correct choice. This seems especially true when comparing new non-ionic contrast media to ionic ones. Many factors may influence the criteria of choice, but basic principles must be related to the protection of patients.


Contrast Medium Sickle Cell Anemia Ionic Medium Nonionic Contrast Medium Clinical Tolerance 
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  • D. Fierro
  • M. Canale

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