Many physicians empirically hold angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors before the administration of iodinated contrast. This prospective, single-center study, objectively quantifies the increased risk to contrast-induced nephropathy that patients would experience if they are exposed to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors within 72 hours of exposure.

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Title: Impact of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone blockade by angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors of AT-1 blockers on frequency of contrast medium-induced nephropathy: a post-hoc analysis from the Dialysis-versus-Diuresis (DVD) Trial
Citation: Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2010, Volume 25, pp. 759-64
Date Created: 2010
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: None Indicated
Resource Type: Text
Other: Recommended by Hitarth Dave, MS IV
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