Clinical significance and preventive strategies for contrast-induced nephropathy.

  title={Clinical significance and preventive strategies for contrast-induced nephropathy.},
  author={Kevin A. Sterling and Tara Tehrani and Michael R. Rudnick},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  volume={17 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Contrast-induced nephropathy continues to be a common cause of in-hospital acute kidney injury. Published studies on pathogenesis, clinical significance, diagnosis, and preventive measures have dramatically increased significantly in the past several years. This review will focus on new developments in contrast-induced nephropathy. RECENT FINDINGS Studies on the clinical significance of contrast-induced nephropathy are reviewed along with initial reports of biomarkers in… CONTINUE READING
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