Management and recommendations for the prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury: state of the art in clinical practice

Main Article Content

Emanuele Valeriani
Luciana Locorriere
Giuseppina Beretta Anguissola
Angelo Lauria Pantano
Massimo Ciccozzi
Sebastiano Costantino
Silvia Angeletti *
Silvia Spoto
(*) Corresponding Author:
Silvia Angeletti |


Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) is defined as an acute kidney failure following iodine-based contrast medium administration determining relevant health and socio-sanitary implications. Knowledge of pathophysiology, early diagnosis, and prevention in patients at risk are critical points in CI-AKI management. Determination of risk and functional kidney evaluation must precede every iodine-based contrast medium (CM) administration in order to eventually introduce medical prophylaxis. Furthermore, early laboratoristic evaluation after iodine-based CM exposure should be performed for a prompt identification of acute kidney injury. Therefore, clinicians must know and strictly follow valid recommendations to minimize the development of complications.

Downloads month by month


Download data is not yet available.

Article Details