Nephrotoxicity pp 469-478 | Cite as

Radiocontrast Nephrotoxicity in Diabetes: Clinical Considerations and Studies in the Diabetic Rat

  • C. A. Vaamonde
  • R. Papendick
  • W. Gouvea
  • R. T. Bier
  • H. Alpert


Most drugs used in clinical practice have a low to very low incidence of renal toxicity. Nephrotoxicity tends to cluster around certain clinical circumstances or patient populations. Recognition of the risk factors for nephrotoxicity is, therefore, necessary for the understanding and prevention of renal damage (1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Vaamonde
    • 1
  • R. Papendick
    • 1
  • W. Gouvea
    • 1
  • R. T. Bier
    • 1
  • H. Alpert
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical and Research Services, Veterans Administration Medical Center and Department of MedicineUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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