Letter by Wu et al Regarding Article, “Safety of Computed Tomographic Angiography in the Evaluation of Patients With Acute Stroke: A Single-Center Experience”
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To the Editor:
We thank the authors Ehrlich et al for their study, which is a valuable effort to look at the safety of computed tomographic angiography (CTA) in acute stroke patients in terms of renal function.1 Multiple previous papers have also found the use of contrast to be safe in triage of acute stroke patients, some even concluding that contrast could be injected even before waiting for serum creatinine levels.2 However, we would like to raise a few concerns about this study.
Of the 289 patients included in the …