Tubular Lesions Secondary to Conventional Urography: A Study on Renal Biopsies by Light Microscopy
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The contrast media generally used for radiologic examination may cause acute renal failure especially in patients with diabetes mellitus, myeloma and/or dehydration or salt depletion1. Some authors2,3,4 have demonstrated that contrast media often cause tubular changes even when renal function is not impaired.
KeywordsContrast Medium Acute Renal Failure Proximal Tubule Renal Biopsy Tubular Damage
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