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Contrast-induced nephropathy in acute coronary syndromes: Causal or casual?

Marco Legnazzi1, Davide Capodanno1
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2022.0158
Pubmed: 35735073
  1. Division of Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico “G. Rodolico — Vittorio Emanuele”, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

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Contrast-induced nephropathy in acute coronary syndromes: Causal or casual?


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