So the creatinine is a bit off and the radiologist cancels your patient’s scan just cause they’re giving some contrast…guess what, the risk of contrast-induced nephropathy is probably close to 0% in patients with GFRs greater than 30.
Acute kidney injury is defined by any of the following:
Increase in serum creatinine by ≥26.52µmol/L (0.3 mg/dL) within 48 hours; or
Increase in serum creatinine by ≥1.5 times baseline within seven days; or
Urine volume <0.5 mL/kg/h for six hours
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