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Contrast-induced Acute Kidney Injury

Pratheema Ramachandran, Devachandran Jayakumar

Keywords : Acute kidney injury, Contrast-induced acute kidney injury, Nephrotoxicity

Citation Information : Ramachandran P, Jayakumar D. Contrast-induced Acute Kidney Injury. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020; 24 (S3):122-125.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23379

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-08-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) is the third common cause of kidney injury in hospitalized patients. It describes a wide spectrum of kidney injury from mild and reversible to permanent and irreversible. The mechanism of contrast-induced AKI and strategies to prevent it are not clearly understood. This review discusses the various contrast agents, pathophysiology of CI-AKI and different preventive strategies.

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