Diastolic dysfunction is associated with an increased risk of contrast-induced nephropathy: a retrospective cohort study

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BACKGROUND Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is the third leading cause of hospital-acquired acute kidney injury, and it is associated with poor long-term clinical outcomes. Although systolic heart failure is a well-known risk factor for CIN, no studies have yet evaluated the association between diastolic dysfunction and CIN. METHODS We conducted a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-146

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