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Iopromide-induced encephalopathy following coronary angioplasty.
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PMID:  20921088     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Non-ionic agents have pharmacological side effects, such as seizure, alteration of cerebral function, confusion, short-term memory loss, mental aberrations and ophthalmoplegia. In this report, we present two cases that developed contrast-induced encephalopathy following coronary angioplasty by the non-ionic contrast agent, iopromide (Ultravist(®)). As a result, we concluded that iopromide-induced encephalopathy may occur during angioplasty in patients with no particular predispositions. In addition to that, contrast-induced encephalopathy should be considered as a new-onset neurological disorder.
Authors:
Gonenc Kocabay; Can Yucel Karabay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perfusion     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1477-111X     ISO Abbreviation:  Perfusion     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700166     Medline TA:  Perfusion     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. gonenckocabay@yahoo.com
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