|Title: ||Letter to the Editor - Methylene Blue as Treatment for Contrast
|Authors: ||Evora, P. R.|
Oliveira Neto, A. M.
Duarte, N. M.
Vicente, W. V. A.
|Issue Date: ||31-Dec-2002|
|Publisher: ||Medknow Publications and Staff Society of Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India|
|Citation: ||Journal of Postgraduate Medicine (ISSN: 0972-2823) Vol 48 Num 4|
|Abstract: ||Nitric oxide seems to play an important pathophysiological role in
modulating the systemic changes associated with anaphylaxis.1
Considering nitric oxide to be the final mediator of vasoplegia, we
have used methylene blue to treat anaphylactic shock secondary to
radio-contrast material and penicillin2 in three patients, with a good
immediate response. We have also used the drug to treat vasoplegia in
|Other Identifiers: ||http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=jp02108|
|Rights: ||Copyright 2002 Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. Online full text also
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