S K Morcos

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi Reducing the risk of iodine-based and MRI contrast media administration: recommendation for a questionnaire at the time of booking
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagn Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, United Kingdom
    Eur J Radiol 66:225-9. 2008
  2. ncbi Adverse reactions to iodinated contrast media
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK
    Eur Radiol 11:1267-75. 2001
  3. ncbi Prevention of generalized reactions to CM
    Henrik S Thomsen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Denmark
    Acad Radiol 9:S433-5. 2002
  4. ncbi Multislice helical CT: the value of multiplanar image reconstruction in assessment of the bronchi and small airways disease
    W K Chooi
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Radiol 76:536-40. 2003
  5. ncbi Computed tomography urography technique, indications and limitations
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
    Curr Opin Urol 17:56-64. 2007
  6. ncbi Prevention of contrast media-induced nephrotoxicity after angiographic procedures
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:13-23. 2005
  7. doi Contrast-induced nephropathy: are there differences between low osmolar and iso-osmolar iodinated contrast media?
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Clin Radiol 64:468-72. 2009
  8. doi Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: more questions and some answers
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
    Nephron Clin Pract 110:c24-31; discussion c32. 2008
  9. doi Extracellular gadolinium contrast agents: differences in stability
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Eur J Radiol 66:175-9. 2008
  10. ncbi Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis following the administration of extracellular gadolinium based contrast agents: is the stability of the contrast agent molecule an important factor in the pathogenesis of this condition?
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Radiol 80:73-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi Reducing the risk of iodine-based and MRI contrast media administration: recommendation for a questionnaire at the time of booking
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagn Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, United Kingdom
    Eur J Radiol 66:225-9. 2008
    ..The questionnaire should be completed by the referring physician when the examination is requested...
  2. ncbi Adverse reactions to iodinated contrast media
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK
    Eur Radiol 11:1267-75. 2001
    ..The use of ICM in diabetic patients receiving metformin should be carried out with care to avoid metformin-induced lactic acidosis. However, this problem is mainly observed in patients with diabetic nephropathy...
  3. ncbi Prevention of generalized reactions to CM
    Henrik S Thomsen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Denmark
    Acad Radiol 9:S433-5. 2002
  4. ncbi Multislice helical CT: the value of multiplanar image reconstruction in assessment of the bronchi and small airways disease
    W K Chooi
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Radiol 76:536-40. 2003
    ..7 to 0.81 for emphysema). Agreement on the diagnosis of bronchiolitis was not improved by MPR for all observers. Our results suggest that MPR seems to improve the confidence in diagnosing bronchiectasis and emphysema...
  5. ncbi Computed tomography urography technique, indications and limitations
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
    Curr Opin Urol 17:56-64. 2007
    ..The review discusses the different techniques of computed tomography urography reported in the literature and presents the author's preferred approach...
  6. ncbi Prevention of contrast media-induced nephrotoxicity after angiographic procedures
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:13-23. 2005
    ..Hemofiltration for several hours before and after contrast medium injection may offer good protection against CN in patients with advanced renal disease. Prophylactic hemodialysis does not offer any protection against CN...
  7. doi Contrast-induced nephropathy: are there differences between low osmolar and iso-osmolar iodinated contrast media?
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Clin Radiol 64:468-72. 2009
    ..In these patients the smallest possible dose of IOCM or LOCM should be used in addition to adequate hydration to minimize the risk of contrast nephropathy...
  8. doi Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: more questions and some answers
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
    Nephron Clin Pract 110:c24-31; discussion c32. 2008
    ..This minireview covers the clinical and pathological features of NSF and updates the current understanding of the pathophysiology of this condition...
  9. doi Extracellular gadolinium contrast agents: differences in stability
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Eur J Radiol 66:175-9. 2008
    ..No cases of NSF have been observed so far after the exclusive use of the stable macrocyclic Gd-CA...
  10. ncbi Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis following the administration of extracellular gadolinium based contrast agents: is the stability of the contrast agent molecule an important factor in the pathogenesis of this condition?
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Radiol 80:73-6. 2007
  11. ncbi Prevention of contrast media nephrotoxicity--the story so far
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Clin Radiol 59:381-9. 2004
    ..However, haemofiltration for several hours before and after contrast medium injection offers good protection against CMN in patients with advanced renal disease...
  12. doi Potentials and limitations of low-concentration contrast medium (150 mg iodine/ml) in CT pulmonary angiography
    M R Radon
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Clin Radiol 66:43-9. 2011
    ..To assess the feasibility of producing diagnostic multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) pulmonary angiography with low iodine concentration contrast media (150 mg iodine/ml) in patients with suspected acute pulmonary embolism...
  13. ncbi Ureteric obstruction and intravascular administration of contrast media: is there a risk?
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK
    Br J Radiol 76:564-5. 2003
  14. ncbi High resolution volume imaging of airways and lung parenchyma with multislice CT
    W K Chooi
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Radiol 77:S98-105. 2004
    ..The screenogram offers comprehensive evaluation of the lung and mediastinum, but the radiation dose associated with high resolution volume imaging remains a source of concern...
  15. ncbi Prevention of generalized reactions to contrast media: a consensus report and guidelines
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital NHS Trust, Sheffield, S5 7AY, UK
    Eur Radiol 11:1720-8. 2001
    ..There remain major areas of uncertainty, and there is insufficient data in the literature to guide practice. Some simple guidelines for prophylaxis of generalized contrast medium reactions are proposed...
  16. ncbi European Society of Urogenital Radiology guidelines on administering contrast media
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital NHS Trust, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, United Kingdom
    Abdom Imaging 28:187-90. 2003
    ..The details of the guidelines are presented in this review...
  17. ncbi Review article: Acute serious and fatal reactions to contrast media: our current understanding
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Radiol 78:686-93. 2005
    ..5 ml adrenalin (1:1000) should be considered in the first line management of acute anaphylaxis. The ability to assess and treat serious CM reaction effectively is an essential skill that the radiologist should have and maintain...
  18. ncbi Filling defect artefacts in magnetic resonance urography
    G Girish
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, S5 7AU, Sheffield, UK
    Eur Radiol 14:145-50. 2004
    ..Some of the FDAs seen in the calyces could be due to the tips of the papillae. Awareness of such defects obviates misinterpretation and prevents unnecessary further investigations or interventions...
  19. ncbi Dialysis and contrast media
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Eur Radiol 12:3026-30. 2002
    ..Hemodialysis does not protect poorly functioning kidneys against contrast-medium-induced nephrotoxicity. Simple guidelines are given...
  20. ncbi Review article: Effects of radiographic contrast media on the lung
    S K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital NHS Trust, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    Br J Radiol 76:290-5. 2003
    ..Low osmolar RCM are well tolerated by the lungs following aspiration with minimal histological reaction...
  21. ncbi Late adverse reactions to intravascular iodinated contrast media
    Judith A W Webb
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London EC1A 7BE, UK
    Eur Radiol 13:181-4. 2003
    ..Most skin reactions are self-limiting and resolve within a week. Management is symptomatic and similar to the management of other drug-induced skin reactions...
  22. ncbi Contrast media: interactions with other drugs and clinical tests
    Sameh K Morcos
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
    Eur Radiol 15:1463-8. 2005
    ..Contrast media may interact with other drugs, and may interfere with isotope studies and biochemical measurements. Awareness of the patient drug history is important to avoid potential hazards. Simple guidelines are presented...
  23. ncbi Multislice computed tomography in staging lung cancer: the role of multiplanar image reconstruction
    Weng Kong Chooi
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, National Health Service Trust, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 29:357-60. 2005
    ..The role of multiplanar image reconstruction (MPR) in staging lung cancer was investigated using multislice helical computed tomography (CT), which allows high-quality volumetric imaging...
  24. ncbi The use of iodinated and gadolinium contrast media during pregnancy and lactation
    Judith A W Webb
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, UK
    Eur Radiol 15:1234-40. 2005
    ..The very small potential risk associated with absorption of contrast medium may be considered insufficient to warrant stopping breast-feeding for 24 h following either iodinated or gadolinium contrast agents...
  25. doi The ACTIVE Trial: comparison of the effects on renal function of iomeprol-400 and iodixanol-320 in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing abdominal computed tomography
    Henrik S Thomsen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Herlev, Denmark
    Invest Radiol 43:170-8. 2008
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  26. ncbi Gadolinium-containing contrast media for radiographic examinations: a position paper
    Henrik S Thomsen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology 54E2, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Herlev Ringvej 75, 2730 Herlev, Denmark
    Eur Radiol 12:2600-5. 2002
    ..3 mmol/kg body weight will not give diagnostic radiographic information in most cases. Gadolinium-based contrast media are not approved for radiographic examinations...
  27. doi Validity of the animal models for nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
    Sameh K Morcos
    Invest Radiol 43:338; author reply 338. 2008
  28. ncbi Effects of iodinated contrast media on blood and endothelium
    Peter Aspelin
    Division of Radiology, Centre for Surgical Sciences, Karolinska Institute Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Radiol 16:1041-9. 2006
    ..Drugs and interventional devices that decrease the risk of thromboembolic complications during interventional procedures minimize the importance of the effects of contrast media...
  29. ncbi Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis and nonionic linear chelates
    Henrik S Thomsen
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W580; author reply W581. 2007
  30. ncbi Management of acute adverse reactions to contrast media
    Henrik S Thomsen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology 54E2, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Herlev Ringvej 75, 2730 Herlev, Denmark
    Eur Radiol 14:476-81. 2004
    ..Sweden, September 2003. Guidelines for treatment of acute adverse reactions and a list of first-line drugs and equipment that should be available in the room where contrast medium is given are provided...
  31. ncbi Effect of iodinated contrast media on thyroid function in adults
    Aart J van der Molen
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 14:902-7. 2004
    ..Simple guidelines on the subject are proposed...
  32. ncbi Gadolinium-based contrast agents and nephrotoxicity
    Sameh K Morcos
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:812; author reply 813. 2006
  33. ncbi Contrast-medium-induced nephropathy: is there a new consensus? A review of published guidelines
    Henrik S Thomsen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology 54E2, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Herlev Ringvej 75, DK 2730 Herlev, Denmark
    Eur Radiol 16:1835-40. 2006
    ..No new consensus has been observed in comparison to the European Society for Urogenital Radiology (ESUR) guidelines, which were published in 1999...
  34. ncbi Gadolinium-based contrast media for multi-detector row spiral CT pulmonary angiography in patients with renal insufficiency
    Sameh K Morcos
    Radiology 238:1077; author reply 1077-8. 2006
  35. ncbi Safety of ultrasound contrast agents
    Jarl A Jakobsen
    Department of Radiology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Radiol 15:941-5. 2005
    ..Ultrasound contrast agents are generally safe. The ultrasound scanning time and the acoustic output should be kept to the lowest level consistent with obtaining diagnostic information. Adverse reactions should be treated symptomatically...
  36. ncbi In which patients should serum creatinine be measured before iodinated contrast medium administration?
    Henrik S Thomsen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology 54E2, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Herlev Ringvej 75, 2730 Herlev, Denmark
    Eur Radiol 15:749-54. 2005
    ..A simple guideline has been produced...
  37. ncbi Safety of MR liver specific contrast media
    Marie France Bellin
    Université Paris 11, AP HP, Service de Radiologie, Hopital Paul Brousse, 12 14 avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94804, Villejuif Cedex, France
    Eur Radiol 15:1607-14. 2005
    ..However, no safety information from comparative clinical trials has been published. Guidelines on the safety aspects are presented...