Gadolinium-based contrast exposure, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, and gadolinium detection in tissue.

@article{Wiginton2008GadoliniumbasedCE,
  title={Gadolinium-based contrast exposure, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, and gadolinium detection in tissue.},
  author={Clark D Wiginton and Brent Kelly and Aytekin Oto and Mary Jane Jesse and Patricia C Aristimu{\~n}o and R. D. Ernst and G. Chaljub},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2008},
  volume={190 4},
  pages={1060-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to retrospectively review one institution's cases of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF), evaluate possible associated factors, determine the prevalence of NSF, and search for gadolinium in skin samples obtained from patients with NSF. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review of our dermatopathology database from 1997 to 2007 was performed to search for patients with NSF. The records of patients with NSF were reviewed for factors suspected to be… CONTINUE READING