What is it about?
Contrast agents used for radiological purpose are frequently causes of acute kidney damage. In this study, vitamin E, possibly for its anti-oxidant effect, has been demonstrated to be able to reduce consistently the risk of developing contrast-induced nephropathy.
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Why is it important?
Our findings suggest a simple and unexpensive tool to prevent a serious side effect of radiological procedures.
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This page is a summary of: Alpha-Tocopherol and contrast-induced nephropathy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, April 2019, Hogrefe Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1024/0300-9831/a000573.
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