Renal function, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis and other adverse reactions associated with gadolinium-based contrast media.


Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is a fibrosing disorder that affects patients with impaired renal function and is associated with the administration of gadolinium-based contrast media used in MRI. Despite being in a group of drugs that were considered safe, report about this potentially serious adverse reaction was a turning point in the administration… (More)
DOI: 10.3265/Nefrologia.pre2014.Apr.12375