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Curr Diab Rep. 2007 Dec;7(6):454-8.

Contrast-induced nephropathy: update with special emphasis on patients with diabetes.

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Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont School of Medicine, UHC 2309, 1 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA.


Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) continues to be a significant complication of the increasing use of iodinated contrast media. There have been few new insights into pathogenesis; despite multiple strategies aimed at prophylaxis, very few have proven efficacious. This article reviews our current knowledge regarding CIN, with emphasis on patients with diabetes.

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