Review Article
Volume 7 Issue 1 - 2020
Contrast Induced Nephropathy in Cardiology, Prevention and Treatment: A Systematic Review
Rubino M, Di Caccamo L, Luparelli M, Bonni E, Trovato OC, Evola S, Buccheri D and Dario Buccheri*
Interventional Cardiology, S. Antonio Abate Hospital, Trapani, Italy
*Corresponding Author: Dario Buccheri, Interventional Cardiology, S. Antonio Abate Hospital, Trapani, Italy.
Received: December 09, 2019; Published: December 27, 2019


Contrast induced Nephropathy (CIN) is a serious complication of all angiographic procedures, caused by the use of an iodinated contrast media (CM). CM is a substance able to induce a transient and self-limited acute kidney injury (AKI). CIN is the third common cause of AKI and represent the 12% of AKI developed in hospital. Nowadays there is not a treatment for CIN, the only therapeutic strategy is prevention.

Keywords: Contrast Induced; Nephropathy


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Citation: Dario Buccheri., et al. “Contrast Induced Nephropathy in Cardiology, Prevention and Treatment: A Systematic Review”. EC Cardiology 7.1 (2020): 01-12.

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