Isotonic hydration reduced contrast media-associated nephropathy in elective or emergency coronary angioplasty

Malenka, David J.
September 2002
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p44
Academic Journal
Presents a randomized comparison of two hydration regiments in several patients undergoing coronary angioplasty for the prevention of contrast media-associated nephropathy. Study design and main outcome measures; Analysis of isotonic versus half-isotonic hydration at 48 hours after elective or emergency coronary angioplasty; Contrast media-associated nephrotoxicity after the regiments.


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