How Can We Reduce the Incidence of Contrast-Induced Acute Renal Failure?



Baudelio Herrada, MD; Jay Agarwal, MD; Antoine C Abcar, MD

Summer 2005 - Volume 9 Number 3

https://doi.org/10.7812/TPP/05-055

Report of a Case

A 60-year-old female with history of diabetes mellitus type II, hypertension, coronary artery disease, and chronic kidney disease (baseline serum creatinine level 1.5 mg/dL, and GFR 38 mL/min) was admitted to the hospital with a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. In preparation for cardiac catheterization, the patient received N-acetylcysteine (Mucomyst). She then underwent catheterization with the placement of two stents.

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