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The incidence of cardiac arrhythmias during intravenous digital subtraction angiography: a comparison of peripheral and central injections.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2941437     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intravenous digital subtraction arteriography (IV-DSA) was carried out in 204 patients with arteriosclerotic peripheral vascular disease using the non-ionic contrast medium iopamidol 370. In 124 patients the injection was made into an antecubital vein and in 80 into the right atrium. Rhythm strip electrocardiograms showed no significant difference in incidence or type of arrhythmias between either injection method (p greater than 0.95).
P S Treweeke; M L Thomas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Association of Radiologists journal = Journal l'Association canadienne des radiologistes     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0846-5371     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Assoc Radiol J     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-08-01     Completed Date:  1986-08-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812910     Medline TA:  Can Assoc Radiol J     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angiography / methods*
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / chemically induced*
Arteriosclerosis / radiography
Contrast Media / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Forearm / blood supply
Heart Atria
Injections, Intravenous
Iothalamic Acid / adverse effects,  analogs & derivatives
Middle Aged
Subtraction Technique
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 2276-90-6/Iothalamic Acid; 62883-00-5/Iopamidol

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