Attuali conoscenze sul controllo delle complicanze renali dell'angioplastica primaria

Translated title of the contribution: Management of renal complications during primary angioplasty

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Primary angioplasty represents the best strategy for myocardial reperfusion in ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction. However, it is associated with a high risk of developing contrast-induced nephropathy, a renal complication coupled with markedly increased morbidity and mortality rates. This paper summarizes, on the current evidence available, the clinical and prognostic relevance of renal insufficiency and contrast-induced nephropathy in acute myocardial infarction, and emphasizes new possible preventive strategies for kidney protection in this clinical setting.

Translated title of the contributionManagement of renal complications during primary angioplasty
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)367-372
Number of pages6
JournalRecenti Progressi in Medicina
Issue number7-8
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007

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  • Medicine(all)


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