Table 2

Independent predictors of a cystatin C increase >10% after exposure to CM
Variable OR 95% CI P-value
MBL deficient phenotype (<500 ng/ml) 0.34 0.15-0.80 0.01
Prevention regimen
 Standard 24 h sodium chloride 1
 7 h sodium bicarbonate 3.40 1.52-7.60 0.003
 Short-term sodium bicarbonate 2.93 1.28-6.70 0.01
Baseline diastolic blood pressure1 1.03 1.00-1.05 0.054

Variables entered into the stepwise logistic regression analysis were age, sex, baseline cystatin C, history of vascular risk factors, acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, amount of administered contrast medium, medication use, prevention regimen and baseline blood pressure.

1 per mmHg.

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