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Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19364606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There seems to be an association between exposure to intravenous gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF), a debilitating and sometimes fatal disease. This article addresses the relationship between GBCAs and NSF and answers some common questions. The policy deployed at Yale-New Haven Hospital for prevention of NSF and screening for patients at risk is delineated and discussed along with recommendations by the Food and Drug Administration.
Jeffrey C Weinreb; Phillip H Kuo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1557-9786     ISO Abbreviation:  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-14     Completed Date:  2009-08-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422762     Medline TA:  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-67     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, P.O. Box 208042, New Haven, CT 06520-5913, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Contrast Media / adverse effects*
Gadolinium / adverse effects*,  diagnostic use
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy / chemically induced*,  prevention & control*
Risk Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 7440-54-2/Gadolinium

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