What is the occurrence of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in hospital-acquired acute kidney injury (AKI)?

Updated: Dec 18, 2018
  • Author: Anita Basu, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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CIN is the third leading cause of hospital-acquired AKI. Decreased renal perfusion causing either prenal injury or acute tubular necrosis is the commonest cause [21] .


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