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Risk Score of Fu et al for Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in an Elderly Patient Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

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Hematology Oncology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

Fu et al developed a score for predicting the risk of contrast-induced nephropathy in an older adult undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management or an alternative to contrast. The authors are from Tianjin Chest Hospital and Tianjin Medical University in China.

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