Tag: CKD

The Kompas Trial: Sodium Bicarbonate Prehydration in Adults with CKD Prior to Contrast-Enhanced CT

Background: Most guidelines recommend prehydration prior to iodine-based contrast media to prevent postcontrast acute kidney injury (PC-AKI) in patients with CKD.  There is, however, a lack of evidence for the effectiveness of this as well as the potential adverse effects …

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Renal and Genitourinary