Contrast-enhanced CT angiography reduces risk of acute kidney injury in patients with suspected CAD


eMediNexus    06 November 2017

In patients with suspected coronary artery disease CAD contrast induced acute kidney injury AKI occurred in 6 of the patients who received coronary CTA with intravenous contrast in comparison to 13 of patients who received invasive coronary angiography with intracoronary contrast according to a study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 in New Orleans.

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