Increased risk of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with pulmonary thromboembolism.

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INTRODUCTION Computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) is currently an effective, reliable and widely employed diagnostic test for pulmonary thromboembolism (PT). PT harbors intrinsic clinical and biochemical abnormalities which may be associated with an increased risk of contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CIAKI). OBJECTIVES To assess the… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/0886022X.2015.1061869

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