Contrast agent-induced nephrotoxicity: role of oxidative stress and apoptosis through the mitochondrial pathway

Abstract

Iodinated contrast media may lead to a sudden deterioration in renal function (Laville and Juillard 2010). Approximately 10% of all hospital-acquired cases of renal failure are caused by contrast agents. However, relatively little is known about the responsible mechanisms in vivo. Therefore, the editors are happy that Carlo Briguori, Cristina Quintavalle… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00204-011-0666-5

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