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CT Scan Protocols / Contraindications to Oral Contrast (omnipaque)
« on: January 20, 2019, 12:37:35 pm »
Hello Dr. Fishman,

I have a questions concerning oral omnipaque for positive bowel opacification: in your iOS-CONTRAST-App you mention that only very small amounts are absorbed, thus you do not obtain consent; in patients with a history of allergic reactions to omnipaque you would rather use barium, however.

Would you have any concerns using omnipaque in a patient with hyperthyroidism? What about patients planning to undergo radioactive iodine therapy for thyroid cancer?

Thank you so much for your contributions to our field - they are truly transformative!

Kind regards,

Florian

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