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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Brockow, K 
Title:
Contrast media hypersensitivity--scope of the problem. 
Abstract:
Hypersensitivity reactions to contrast media (CM) are frequent causes of anaphylactically induced fatalities. Adverse events after CM exposure are classified into immediate and non-immediate reactions, with differing pathomechanisms. In the majority of patients with immediate reactions, IgE-mediated allergy can not be demonstrated and the underlying mechanism remains unknown. However, recent data has provided evidence for skin test positivity and/or specific IgE in some patients with severe reac...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Toxicology 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
209 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
189-92 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0300-483X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie