Researchers from the Mayo Clinic Rochester performed a retrospective study of data from 5758 adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD; stages 1−5) who underwent either noncontrast CT or iodixanol-enhanced contrast CT and who had pre- and post-CT serum creatinine measurements. All of…
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Both the fractional excretion of sodium (FENa) and the fractional excretion of urea (FEUrea) have an established role as part of the work-up for determining if acute kidney injury (AKI) is due to a prerenal or intrarenal cause. Although both…
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In a recent retrospective study from Mayo Clinic, researchers demonstrated that intravenous contrast material was not associated with acute kidney injury (i.e., increase in serum creatinine level of ≥0.5 mg/dL) during the 72 hours after computed tomography (CT) of the…
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