A great deal of controversy surrounds the association of IV contrast with acute renal injury. However, a recent study suggests this association is myth rather than fact. This post by Dr. Sinert evaluates this new study and the importance of confounders.
Hemolytic uremic syndrome is a potentially deadly disease, comprised of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA), thrombocytopenia, and acute kidney injury (AKI). This post evaluates the pathophysiology, evaluation, and management of HUS.
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