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Incidence and severity of acute adverse reactions to four different gadolinium-based MR contrast agents.

Authors
  • Okigawa, Takashi
  • Utsunomiya, Daisuke
  • Tajiri, Satomi
  • Okumura, Shuichiro
  • Sasao, Akira
  • Wada, Hirohumi
  • Oda, Seitaro
  • Arimura, Hiroki
  • Hayashida, Eri
  • Urata, Joji
  • Yamashita, Yasuyuki
Type
Published Article
Journal
Magnetic resonance in medical sciences : MRMS : an official journal of Japan Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
13
Issue
1
Pages
1–6
Identifiers
PMID: 24492735
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The incidence of acute adverse reactions elicited by Gd-based contrast agents injection was only 0.45%. Younger age was a risk factor for acute reactions. All 4 agents were found to be safe, although gadoxetate disodium showed a relatively higher incidence of adverse reactions.

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