[The effect of pre-procedural captopril on contrast-induced nephropathy in patients who underwent coronary angiography].

@article{Toprak2003TheEO,
  title={[The effect of pre-procedural captopril on contrast-induced nephropathy in patients who underwent coronary angiography].},
  author={Omer Toprak and Mustafa Cirit and Serdar Bayata and Murat Yeşil and Sakine Leyla Aslan},
  journal={Anadolu kardiyoloji dergisi : AKD = the Anatolian journal of cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={98-103}
}
OBJECTIVE Contrast media induced nephropathy (CIN) is diagnosed as the acute renal failure developed following intravenous contrast media usage when all other causes of renal failure are excluded. In this study, we investigated the effects of captopril given before coronary angiography (CA) on CIN development. METHODS A total of 80 patients, 43 males and 37 females, mean age: 58 +/- 8 years (range: 18-80), with serum creatinine level below 2 mg/dl, who underwent coronary angiography in… CONTINUE READING