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CT Fluoroscopy Okay for Nephrostomy

SEATTLE—When patients cannot be imaged with ultrasound, CT fluoroscopy can be used safely and effectively for percutaneous nephrostomy tube placement, British researchers reported here at the Society for Interventional Radiology annual meeting.

Gadolinium Imaging Dangers Reported

Use of gadolinium as a contrast agent during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) may increase the risk of a condition called nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy (NFD) by sevenfold.

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