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Cleve Clin J Med. 2006 Jan;73(1):75-80, 83-7.

Contrast-induced nephropathy: how it develops, how to prevent it.

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  • 1University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA. rudnickm@uphs.upenn.edu

Abstract

No current treatment can reverse or ameliorate contrast-induced nephropathy once it occurs, but prophylaxis is possible. Many preventive measures have failed to show benefits in well-designed, prospective, randomized, double-blinded trials. This review will focus only on the prophylactic strategies that have possible or proven value.

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  • Contrast-induced nephropathy. [Cleve Clin J Med. 2006]
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