Risk factors for contrast-induced nephropathy and their association with mortality in patients with blunt splenic injuries.

@article{Hsieh2016RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for contrast-induced nephropathy and their association with mortality in patients with blunt splenic injuries.},
  author={Ting-Min Hsieh and Tzu-hsien Tsai and Yueh-Wei Liu and Ching-Hua Hsieh},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={35},
  pages={69-75}
}
BACKGROUND Although angioembolization increases the success rate of non-operative management in patients with blunt splenic injuries (BSI), the issue of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) due to serial administration of contrast medium remains unclear. We aimed to examine the risk factors of CIN and their clinical effect on mortality in patients with BSI. METHOD We retrospectively studied the complete data on 377 trauma patients with BSI who survived more than 48 h between July 2003 and June… CONTINUE READING
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