Radiology 2021 01 10;298(1):28-35. Epub 2020 Nov 10.
From the American College of Radiology, Reston, Va (J.C.W., C.L.W., R.J.M., J.R.D., M.S.D.); National Kidney Foundation, New York, NY (R.A.R., J.Y., D.F., M.A.P.); Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging (J.C.W.) and Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology (M.A.P.), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn; Department of Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill (R.A.R.); Department of Nephrology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich (J.Y.); Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash (C.L.W.); Department of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md (D.F.); Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn (R.J.M.); Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio (J.R.D.); Departments of Radiology (M.S.D.) and Urology (M.S.D.), Michigan Medicine, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Room B2 A209P, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5030; and Michigan Radiology Quality Collaborative, Ann Arbor, Mich (M.S.D.).
Inaugural consensus statements were developed and endorsed by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the National Kidney Foundation to improve and standardize the care of patients with kidney disease who have indication(s) to receive ACR-designated group II or group III intravenous gadolinium-based contrast media (GBCM). The risk of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) from group II GBCM in patients with advanced kidney disease is thought to be very low (zero events following 4931 administrations to patients with estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR] <30 mL/min per 1.73 m; upper bounds of the 95% confidence intervals: 0. Read More