Multimodality imaging evaluation before transcatheter aortic valve implantation: incidence of contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury, risk factors and prognosis.

AIM To evaluate the incidence, risk factors, and prognostic implications of contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) evaluation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Datasets from 98 out of 207 consecutive patients referred for multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) for TAVI evaluation… CONTINUE READING