April 2005

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Volume 17 Issue 4
Intravascular administration of iodinated radio contrast agents is a common cause of hospital-acquired acute renal failure. Although the clinical presentation of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) has been well described, the incidence of CIN with ne…
Unlike patients with well-preserved renal function, in whom the choice of radio contrast agent appears to have minimal impact on the development of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN), the patient with chronic kidney disease (CKD) historically has pre…