COMMENTARY: N-acetylcysteine prevented contrast-medium-induced nephropathy in primary angioplasty

James, Matthew; Manns, Braden
November 2006
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p63
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a study on the prevention of contrast-medium-induced nephropathy in primary angioplasty through N-acetylcysteine (NAC). The effects of NAC were examined in patients receiving primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction. After these examinations, the efficacies of low and high-dose NAC with a control group were compared.


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