Renal Failure After Radiological Contrast MediaBr Med J 1970; 4 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5737.717 (Published 19 December 1970) Cite this as: Br Med J 1970;4:717
- J. Mcevoy,
- M. G. Mcgeown,
- R. Kumar
Over a 12-month period four patients developed acute renal failure after undergoing radiological investigations using contrast media. Though the incidence of serious complications is low, the possibility of adverse side effects must be weighed against the usefulness of the information provided by these techniques.