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

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Published in American Journal of Roentgenology. 2007, vol. 189, no. 3, p. 687-92
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 & dosageAcute Kidney Injury/blood/chemically induced/prevention & controlAdultBiological Markers/bloodContrast Media/adverse effectsCreatinine/bloodCystatin CCystatins/bloodEmergency Medical Services/methodsFemaleHumansInjections, Intravenous/adverse effectsIohexol/adverse effects/analogs & derivatives/diagnostic useMaleTomography, X-Ray Computed/adverse effectsTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 17715118
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Research groups Groupe Pierre-Yves Martin (néphrologie) (30)
Imagerie et radiologie interventionnelle du foie, des voies biliaires et du pancréas (316)
Attentes et représentations des patients (247)
Radiologie des urgences (800)
Médecine d'urgence (24)
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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. 687-92. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:39629

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