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Table 3

Suggested single injection of adult doses and maximum total dose for non-ionic contrast media by intra-arterial injection [31].

Non-ionic contrast media Angiography of arteries of extremity Femoral arteriography Aortography Arteriography Arteriography of cerebral arteries Cardiac ventriculography, Left (FDA Dosage) Cardiac ventriculography, Left (Off label Dosage) Coronary angiography (FDA Dosage) Coronary angiography (Off label Dosage) Inferior vena cavogram
Iopromide (Ultravist) (300 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion 5-40 ml for subclavian or femoral artery 65 ml 3-12 ml for carotid arteries
25-50 ml for aortic bifurcation 4-12 ml for vertebral arteries
20 to 50 ml for aortic arch injection

Maximum dose 250 ml 150 ml

Iopromide (Ultravist) (370 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion Blood flow and vascular and pathological nature of the vessels of interest 30-60 ml 44-60 ml 3-14 ml for right or left coronary artery 7 to 10 ml (4-5 injections) -left coronary artery Blood flow and vascular and pathological nature of the vessels of interest
7-10 ml (2 to 3 injections)- right coronary artery

Maximum dose 225 ml 225 ml 225 ml 225 ml

Ioversol (Optiray) (320 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion 2-12 ml 40 ml (30-50 ml) 45 ml (10-80 ml)

Maximum dose 200 ml

Iobitridol (Xenetix) (350 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion 10-80 ml 30-60 ml

Maximum dose 250 ml

Carotid arteries: 10-14 ml 10-14 ml
Verterbral arteries: 10-12 ml
Right coronary artery: 3-8 ml
Iodixanol (Visipaque) (320 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion Left coronary artery: 3-10 ml
Left ventricle: 20-45 ml
Renal arteries: 8-18 ml
Aortography: 30-70 ml
Major aorta branch: 10-70 ml
Peripheral arteries: 15-30 ml
Aortofermoral runoffs: 20-90 ml

Maximum dose 250 ml (80 gI) 175 ml (80 gI)