Contrast-induced acute kidney injury and diabetic nephropathy

Andrew D. Calvin, Sanjay Misra, Axel Pflueger

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Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CIAKI) is a leading cause of iatrogenic renal failure. Multiple studies have shown that patients with diabetic nephropathy are at high risk of CIAKI. This Review presents an overview of the pathogenesis of CIAKI in patients with diabetic nephropathy and discusses the currently available and potential future strategies for CIAKI prevention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)679-688
Number of pages10
JournalNature Reviews Nephrology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes


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