CIN - ** UNIQUE ASSESSMENT APP by Dr. Neeraj Bhalla **

Timings

Location:

OPD, BLK Super Speciality
Hospital

Days:

Monday - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Thursday - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Friday - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Room No. 115

OPD 3, 1st Floor

For Appointments Call

8860017412 / 8130698143 / 011 30403040

CIN

Contrast Induced Nephropathy (CIN) is a risk in every patient undergoing iodinated contrast study such as angiography, angioplasty, contrast CT, is known to every Dr prescribing or performing such a study. The risk factors are well known as also the prevention strategy of prescribing IV saline/ various drugs. What is not available is a comprehensive risk assessment tool which not only takes into account the serum creatinine levels of a patient but also the interplay of various risk factors such as pre existing morbid conditions, type of procedure and the coexistence of multiple factors in a single patient.

A mobile application has been developed, its the only app of its kind in the world presently which offers a comprehensive risk assessment taking multiple risk factors into account, the existence of very high risk conditions and also kind and nature of the contrast procedure. It stratifies the risk and suggests preventive measures based upon it, and also offers various options depending upon the urgency of the procedure, time available and whether or not LV function is compromised.

For the first time an easy to use, intuitive mobile app brings together at one place all the information needed to assess risk of CIN. It starts with a eGFR calculator and flows on to risk factors, and goes on to ask the kind of procedure being performed, based upon all of which inputs it advises a preventive strategy, IV saline and / or NAC in case saline is proscribed by the patient’s condition. The app has been developed by Dr Neeraj Bhalla, Director Cardiology and Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology at BLK Super Speciality Hospital and is available as a free download on Google Play Store as well as on IOS.

Dr Neeraj Bhalla
Director & Senior Consultant
Cardiology
BLK Superspeciality Hospital
New Delhi
CSI No. – (L- 1892)