Nephrology Question 32 Instructor

What are risk factors for developing contrast nephropathy?

Risk factors include:

  • Volume depletion
  • Preexisting renal insufficiency
  • Diabetes
  • Congestive heart failure (and other causes of decreased renal perfusion)
  • multiple myeloma
  • high volume of contrast
  • high osmolality of contrast

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