Contrast induced acute kidney injury

Jon Griffin made this Freedom of Information request to University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

The following questions concern patients undergoing radiological investigations or procedures involving iodinated contrast media (this would involve the departments of radiology, vascular, MAU and renal):

1. Does your institution have specific guidelines/policy for the recognition and management of patients at risk of contrast induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) for the following procedures:
a. contrast enhanced CT scans
b. angiogram, angioplasty and stenting
c. endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)

2. If available please send the guidelines/policy by email.

3. When was this guideline last reviewed and/or revised?

4. What strategies does your institution use to manage patients at risk of CI-AKI?

5. Do you routinely involve a renal physician in the pre and post procedure management of patients at risk of CI-AKI who are having a contrast enhanced investigation or interventional procedure?

6. Do patients at risk of CI-AKI routinely have post procedure serum urea, creatinine, eGFR and electrolytes measured? If so, at what time post procedure does this happen?

Yours faithfully,

Jon Griffin

Dear Mr Griffin

 

Thank you for your request for information that is being processed in
accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

This Trust will endeavour to provide a response within the 20 working days
specified by the Act, ie 02 January 2013.

 

For your information the reference number that relates to your application
is FOI.12.320.

 

We will contact you again in due course.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Sally Maine

Information Access Co-ordinator

Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

>>> Jon Griffin <[FOI #140485 email]> 30/11/2012
15:40 >>>
     Dear Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
    
     The following questions concern patients undergoing radiological
     investigations or procedures involving iodinated contrast media
     (this would involve the departments of radiology, vascular, MAU and
     renal):
    
     1. Does your institution have specific guidelines/policy for the
     recognition and management of patients at risk of contrast induced
     acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) for the following procedures:
     a. contrast enhanced CT scans
     b. angiogram, angioplasty and stenting
     c. endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)
    
     2. If available please send the guidelines/policy by email.
    
     3. When was this guideline last reviewed and/or revised?
    
     4. What strategies does your institution use to manage patients at
     risk of CI-AKI?
    
     5. Do you routinely involve a renal physician in the pre and post
     procedure management of patients at risk of CI-AKI who are having a
     contrast enhanced investigation or interventional procedure?
    
     6. Do patients at risk of CI-AKI routinely have post procedure
     serum urea, creatinine, eGFR and electrolytes measured? If so, at
     what time post procedure does this happen?
    
     Yours faithfully,
    
     Jon Griffin
    
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Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

>>> Jon Griffin <[FOI #140485 email]> 30/11/2012
15:40 >>>
     Dear Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
    
     The following questions concern patients undergoing radiological
     investigations or procedures involving iodinated contrast media
     (this would involve the departments of radiology, vascular, MAU and
     renal):
    
     1. Does your institution have specific guidelines/policy for the
     recognition and management of patients at risk of contrast induced
     acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) for the following procedures:
     a. contrast enhanced CT scans
     b. angiogram, angioplasty and stenting
     c. endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)
    
     2. If available please send the guidelines/policy by email.
    
     3. When was this guideline last reviewed and/or revised?
    
     4. What strategies does your institution use to manage patients at
     risk of CI-AKI?
    
     5. Do you routinely involve a renal physician in the pre and post
     procedure management of patients at risk of CI-AKI who are having a
     contrast enhanced investigation or interventional procedure?
    
     6. Do patients at risk of CI-AKI routinely have post procedure
     serum urea, creatinine, eGFR and electrolytes measured? If so, at
     what time post procedure does this happen?
    
     Yours faithfully,
    
     Jon Griffin
    
     -------------------------------------------------------------------
    
     Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
     [FOI #140485 email]
    
     Is [Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email] the wrong address for Freedom of
     Information requests to Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust? If
     so, please contact us using this form:
     [1]http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/contact
    
     Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be
     published on the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
     [2]http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/offic...
    
     If you find this service useful as an FOI officer, please ask your
     web manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.
    
    
    

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