Sodium bicarbonate vs sodium chloride in preventing contrast medium-induced nephropathy.

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To the Editor: In their randomized trial comparing sodium bicarbonate vs sodium chloride for prevention of contrast medium–induced nephropathy (CIN), Dr Brar and colleagues used a lower dose of bicarbonate than described in other studies and found that this lower dose of bicarbonate was inadequate to significantly reduce CIN. Their study did not document… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2009.18

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@article{Kanbay2009SodiumBV, title={Sodium bicarbonate vs sodium chloride in preventing contrast medium-induced nephropathy.}, author={Mehmet Kanbay and Benan Kasapoğlu and Ali Akçay}, journal={JAMA}, year={2009}, volume={301 4}, pages={378; author reply 379-380} }