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Dr. Cullen Ruff on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Cullen Ruff

Diagnostic Radiologist

Dr. Cullen Ruff is a practicing diagnostic radiologist and associate professor in Virginia.

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Ep 168 Debunking Contrast Allergies with Dr. Cullen Ruff
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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Cullen Ruff

Episode #168


We talk with Dr. Cullen Ruff about common misconceptions when it comes to IV contrast and issues with the term "contrast allergy", including ways we can improve patient care and clinical workflows by clarifying the true source of these reactions.

Articles Featuring Dr. Cullen Ruff

Iodine contrast allergy filter placement with contrast

Dr. Ruff urges all healthcare providers to clarify the exact contrast agent and the timeline of the allergic reaction. She discusses premedication for contrast allergy and different intake protocols.

Iodine contrast allergy MRA gadolinium

Contrast dye allergy is the correct term, not iodine allergy. Radiologist Dr. Cullen Ruff suggests that the term "iodine allergy" should no longer be used in the medical field.

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