Does the prophylactic use of N-acetylcysteine prevent contrast nephropathy in patients with renal insufficiency?

Wai Yan Ma, Irene; Hladunewich, Michelle
April 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/13/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 8, p1231
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the implication of the use of N-acetylcysteine to prevent contrast nephropathy in patients with renal insufficiency. Reference to a study by R. Birck, S. Krzossok, F. Markowetz, P. Schnülle and F.J. van der Woude which appeared in a 2003 issue of "Lancet" journal; Range of the baseline serum creatinine in the trials.


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