Risk Factors for contrast-related acute kidney injury according to risk, injury, failure, loss, and end-stage criteria in patients with coronary interventions.

@article{Pakfetrat2010RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for contrast-related acute kidney injury according to risk, injury, failure, loss, and end-stage criteria in patients with coronary interventions.},
  author={Maryam Pakfetrat and Mohammad Hossein Nikoo and Leila Malekmakan and Mahmood Tabande and Jamshid Roozbeh and Ganbarali Reisjalali and Najaf Zare and Parviz Khajedehi},
  journal={Iranian journal of kidney diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={116-22}
}
INTRODUCTION Although a series of risk factors for contrast-induced nephropathy are known, data on significance of some of the risk factors such as age, sex, hypercholesterolemia, hyperuricemia, and dose of contrast medium are inconsistent. Our aim was to identify risk factors for contrast-related acute kidney injury (AKI). MATERIALS AND METHODS In this prospective study, 290 consecutive patients with a serum creatinine level lower than 3 mg/dL undergoing percutaneous angiography were… CONTINUE READING
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