Evaluation of N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy

@inproceedings{Richter2015EvaluationON,
  title={Evaluation of N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy},
  author={Sara K. Richter and Andrew J. Crannage},
  booktitle={Journal of community hospital internal medicine perspectives},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) remains a leading cause of acute renal failure in hospitalized patients. N-Acetylcysteine has been studied previously for the prevention of CIN, resulting in mixed findings. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the impact of N-acetylcysteine on the development of CIN in order to guide its use at community, teaching hospitals. METHODS Patients admitted between January 1 and December 31, 2011, receiving intravenous radiocontrast… CONTINUE READING
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