Contrast-induced AKI: Is it real?

2018-08-24
Jürgen Floege

Does contrast-induced acute kidney injury really exist?

Jürgen Floege, MD: The simple answer is yes. I can kill your kidneys with radiocontrast agents if I simply give you enough of it. There is no doubt about it. It does exist. But there is also no doubt the concern is overstated.

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