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

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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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