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I.v. N-acetylcysteine and emergency CT: use of serum creatinine and cystatin C as markers of radiocontrast nephrotoxicity

Published inAmerican journal of roentgenology, vol. 189, no. 3, p. 687-692
Publication date2007
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of i.v. administration of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on serum levels of creatinine and cystatin C, two markers of renal function, in patients with renal insufficiency who undergo emergency contrast-enhanced CT.

Keywords
  • Acetylcysteine/administration & dosage
  • Acute Kidney Injury/blood/chemically induced/prevention & control
  • Adult
  • Biological Markers/blood
  • Contrast Media/adverse effects
  • Creatinine/blood
  • Cystatin C
  • Cystatins/blood
  • Emergency Medical Services/methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intravenous/adverse effects
  • Iohexol/adverse effects/analogs & derivatives/diagnostic use
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed/adverse effects
  • Treatment Outcome
Citation (ISO format)
POLETTI, Pierre-Alexandre Alois et al. I.v. N-acetylcysteine and emergency CT: use of serum creatinine and cystatin C as markers of radiocontrast nephrotoxicity. In: American journal of roentgenology, 2007, vol. 189, n° 3, p. 687–692. doi: 10.2214/AJR.07.2356
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