Contrast dyes are divided into three groups based on ...
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Contrast dyes are divided into three groups based on their osmolarity.  High-osmolar contrast medium (HOCM), the oldest and most nephrotoxic group, is no longer used.  Most studies are currently performed with either low-osmolar contrast medium (LOCM) or iso-osmolar contrast medium (IOCM):


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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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