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Gadolinium-induced NSF Claim Resolved in Favor of the Plaintiff

November 26, 2013

The Case

A 31 year-old male was referred to the neurologist’s office by his nephrologist for complaints of severe headaches. The neurologist was aware of the patient’s history: renal cell carcinoma, bilateral kidney removal and hemodialysis three times per week for the past four years.

Because of the patient’s history of renal cell carcinoma, the neurologist was concerned that the acute …

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