Renal safety of gadolinium-based contrast media in patients with chronic renal insufficiency.

Abstract

Contrast medium (CM)-induced nephropathy (CIN), defined as acute renal failure after administration of CM when alternative causes of renal damage have been excluded, is the third leading cause of acute renal injury necessitating hospitalization. However, the pathophysiology of CIN is complex and not fully understood. Gadolinium chelates, originally… (More)
DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2503080253

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@article{Ledneva2009RenalSO, title={Renal safety of gadolinium-based contrast media in patients with chronic renal insufficiency.}, author={Elena Ledneva and Sv{\'e}tlana Karie and Vincent Launay-Vacher and Nicolas Janus and Gilbert Deray}, journal={Radiology}, year={2009}, volume={250 3}, pages={618-28} }