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"Kidneys" Том 9, №1, 2020

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Prevention of Contrast Induced Acute Kidney Injury (CI-AKI) In Adult Patients

Authors: Dr Andrew Lewington, Consultant Renal Physician
Dr Robert MacTier, Consultant Renal Physician
Dr Richard Hoefield, Specialist Trainee Registrar in Renal Medicine
Dr Andrew Sutton, Consultant Cardiologist
Dr David Smith, Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Mark Downes, Consultant Radiologist

Categories: Nephrology

Sections: Specialist manual

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2018 on behalf of The Renal Association, British Cardiovascular Intervention Society and The Royal College of Radiologists


These guidelines address the issues associated with administering iodinated contrast agents to adult patients only. For children and neonates a paediatric radiologist should be consulted.

1. Definition and Staging of Contrast Induced Acute Kidney Injury (CI-AKI)

Guideline 1.1 — Definition and Staging of CI-AKI

We suggest that the international Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) definition of contrast induced — acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) should be adopted. (Not Graded)

Contrast induced acute kidney ...

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