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No benefit of sodium bicarbonate or acetylcysteine for prevention of complications after angiography: The PRESERVE trial

01:29 EST 15 Feb 2018 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. Amongst patients undergoing angiography, neither sodium bicarbonate nor acetylcysteine were effective in preventing a composite outcome of death, need for dialysis, or persistent kidney injury. 2. The treatments were also ineffective in reducing risk of contrast-associated acute kidney injury. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Contrast used in angiography is associated with numerous […]

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