Renal effects of contrast media

Richard W Katzberg

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A brief overview of the renal effects of contrast media (CM) is presented. Many of the physiologic actions of CM are indistinguishable from those of mannitol matched for osmolality. The pathophysiology of CM-induced acute renal failure remains obscure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInvestigative Radiology
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology


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