Factors associated with contrast-induced nephropathy in hospitalized patients who underwent computed tomography
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Acute kidney injury
computed tomograpy
contrast media
risk factors.

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Tirado Castro MJ, Cataño Vargas LR, Prieto Alvarado FE. Factors associated with contrast-induced nephropathy in hospitalized patients who underwent computed tomography. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2018 Aug. 9 [cited 2021 Dec. 7];5(2):118-26. Available from: https://www.revistanefrologia.org/index.php/rcn/article/view/303


Introduction: Contrast-induced Nephropathy is the third most common cause of acute renal failure in patients. It has been observed in several studies that an important factor is the usage of a contrast given via IV and the angiograms. Our goal is to identify the factors associated to a Contrast-induced Nephropathy in patients who had a computarized axial tomography through an iodine contrast in a health institution of high complexity in Neiva, Colombia during 2016.

Material and methods: A cased study and no-matched tests were applied in 108 patients (36 cases and 76 tests), who had a computarized axial dianostic or therapeutic tomography through an iodine radiological contrast.

Results: The factors associated to contrast-induced Nephropathy, through a contrast dye, found in patients who had a CAT were the gender (male) (OR=3,22; CI=95 % 1,33 - 7,76; p=0,009) and the place where the procedure was made (hospitalization in general wards) (OR=0,26; CI=95 % 0,07 - 1,00; p=0,051).

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