Contrast-associated AKI and use of cardiovascular medications after acute coronary syndrome.

@article{Leung2014ContrastassociatedAA,
  title={Contrast-associated AKI and use of cardiovascular medications after acute coronary syndrome.},
  author={Kelvin C. W. Leung and Neesh Pannu and Zhi Heng. Tan and William Ghali and Merril L. Knudtson and Brenda R. Hemmelgarn and Marcello Tonelli and Matthew T. James},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 11},
  pages={
          1840-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES AKI after coronary angiography is associated with poor long-term outcomes. The relationship between contrast-associated AKI and subsequent use of prognosis-modifying cardiovascular medications is unknown. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS A cohort study of 5911 participants 66 years of age or older with acute coronary syndrome who received a coronary angiogram in Alberta, Canada was performed between November 1, 2002, and November 30, 2008. AKI was… CONTINUE READING
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