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Iodinated Contrast Administration for Computed Tomography in Stroke Does Not Cause Acute Kidney Injury: A Retrospective Single-Centre Review of 340 Patients

Po, Kieren; Dungate, A; Siracusa, E; Patel, Ronak; Gawarikar, Yash; Sahathevan, R


Background and Rationale: The significance of contrastinduced nephropathy following computed tomography (CT) is questionable (McDonald et al., 2013), making stroke treatment delays introduced in determining renal function prior to CT angiography (CTA) unwarranted. This study aimed to analyse the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) amongst patients undergoing acute stroke evaluation, to guide local practice. Methods: We conducted a retrospective analysis of patients from our stroke...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Conference poster
Source: Cerebrovascular Diseases
DOI: 10.1159/000447732
Access Rights: Free Access via publisher website


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