Effects of Contrast Media on Renal Hemodynamics and Tubular Function: Comparison between Diatrizoate and Iopamidol

  • Carlo Donadio
  • Gianfranco Tramonti
  • Roberto Giordani
  • Amalia Lucchetti
  • Andrea Calderazzi
  • Paola Sbragia
  • Claudio Bianchi
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 252)


The administration of iodinated radiologic contrast media (CM) is the third cause of acute renal failure: about 12% of the cases in hospitalized patients (1,2).


Uric Acid Glomerular Filtration Rate Proximal Tubule Chronic Renal Insufficiency Intravenous Urography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlo Donadio
    • 1
  • Gianfranco Tramonti
    • 1
  • Roberto Giordani
    • 1
  • Amalia Lucchetti
    • 1
  • Andrea Calderazzi
    • 2
  • Paola Sbragia
    • 2
  • Claudio Bianchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro Nefrologico “Clara Monasterio Gentili”, Clinica Medica 2University of PisaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di RadiologiaUniversity of PisaItaly

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