Gadolinium use in spine procedures for patients with allergy to iodinated contrast–experience of 127 procedures.

By London Spine

Gadolinium use in spine procedures for patients with allergy to iodinated contrast–experience of 127 procedures.

AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Jun-Jul;27(6):1194-7

Authors: Safriel Y, Ali M, Hayt M, Ang R

To review the safety and efficacy of gadolinium as a contrast agent in spine pain management procedures in patients who are at high risk for a contrast reaction and are therefore unacceptable candidates for the use of standard nonionic contrast.

PMID: 16775262 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]