Prospective study of atrial natriuretic peptide for the prevention of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy.

@article{Kurnik1998ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of atrial natriuretic peptide for the prevention of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy.},
  author={Blaz Kurnik and Robin L. Allgren and Fredric C. Genter and Richard J. Solomon and Eric R. Bates and Lawrence S. Weisberg},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={1998},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={674-80}
}
Radiocontrast-induced nephropathy (RCIN) is a common cause of hospital-acquired acute renal failure and is associated with a high mortality rate. RCIN is potentially preventable, because administration of the radiocontrast agent is predictable, and a high-risk population has been identified. This multicenter, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo… CONTINUE READING