volume 26, issue 9, P425-432 2018
DOI: 10.1007/s12471-018-1133-1
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Abstract: BackgroundComputed tomography angiography (CTA) is required in the work-up for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). However, CTA may cause contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI). We hypothesised that a short (1 h, 3 ml/kg/h sodium bicarbonate) hydration protocol is not inferior to conventional (24 h, 1 ml/kg/h saline) hydration in avoiding a decline in renal function in patients with impaired renal function.Methods and resultsSingle-centre randomised non-inferiority trial in patients with imp…

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