What is the role of nonionic contrast media in the prevention of acute tubular necrosis (ATN)?

Updated: Mar 15, 2021
  • Author: Sangeeta Mutnuri, MBBS; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Nonionic contrast media are also protective in patients with diabetic nephropathy and renal insufficiency. In susceptible patients, the use of nonionic, low-osmolar contrast media reduces the likelihood of clinical nephrotoxicity.


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