Gloria Fernández-Esparrach

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vertebral prosthetic arthrodesis migration to the esophageal lumen: a rare cause of dysphagia
    G Fernandez-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Spain
    Endoscopy 39:E188. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Endoscopic dilation with Savary-Gilliard bougies of stomal strictures after laparosocopic gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Gastroenterology Department, Institut Clinic de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, CIBER EHD, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Obes Surg 18:155-61. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for the rational use of endoscopy to improve the detection of relevant lesions in an open-access endoscopy unit: a prospective study]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 129:205-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint [Radiofrequency in the treatment of Barrett's esophagus]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterologia, ICMDiM, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBERehd, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 34:35-40. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Severe complications limit long-term clinical success of self-expanding metal stents in patients with obstructive colorectal cancer
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1087-93. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A novel device for endoscopic submucosal dissection that combines water-jet submucosal hydrodissection and elevation with electrocautery: initial experience in a porcine model
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, DIBEREHD, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:615-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint [Endoscopic management of the complications of bariatric surgery. Experience of more than 400 interventions]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterologia, ICMDiM, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 34:131-6. 2011
  8. pmc The role of a computed tomography-based image registered navigation system for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a comparative study in a porcine model
    G Fernandez-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Spain
    Endoscopy 42:1096-103. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration improves mediastinal staging in patients with non-small cell lung cancer and normal mediastinum on computed tomography
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Lung Cancer 54:35-40. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography in patients with large gastric folds at endoscopy and biopsies negative for malignancy: predictors of malignant disease and clinical impact
    Angels Gines
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Centre de Diagnòstic Biomèdic Hospital Clínic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:64-9. 2006

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Vertebral prosthetic arthrodesis migration to the esophageal lumen: a rare cause of dysphagia
    G Fernandez-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Spain
    Endoscopy 39:E188. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Endoscopic dilation with Savary-Gilliard bougies of stomal strictures after laparosocopic gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Gastroenterology Department, Institut Clinic de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, CIBER EHD, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Obes Surg 18:155-61. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of dilation with Savary-Gilliard bougies (SGB) in morbidly obese patients treated with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP)...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for the rational use of endoscopy to improve the detection of relevant lesions in an open-access endoscopy unit: a prospective study]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 129:205-8. 2007
    ..We prospectively assessed the appropriateness of gastrointestinal endoscopies referred from Primary Care according to the European Panel on the Appropriateness of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (EPAGE) criteria...
  4. doi request reprint [Radiofrequency in the treatment of Barrett's esophagus]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterologia, ICMDiM, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, CIBERehd, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 34:35-40. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Severe complications limit long-term clinical success of self-expanding metal stents in patients with obstructive colorectal cancer
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1087-93. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint A novel device for endoscopic submucosal dissection that combines water-jet submucosal hydrodissection and elevation with electrocautery: initial experience in a porcine model
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, DIBEREHD, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:615-8. 2010
    ..Endoscopic submucosal dissection requires a high degree of endoscopic skill and specifically designed dissecting instruments...
  7. doi request reprint [Endoscopic management of the complications of bariatric surgery. Experience of more than 400 interventions]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterologia, ICMDiM, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 34:131-6. 2011
    ..Many patients who undergo bariatric surgery develop postoperative gastrointestinal complications that can require upper gastrointestinal endoscopy...
  8. pmc The role of a computed tomography-based image registered navigation system for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a comparative study in a porcine model
    G Fernandez-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Spain
    Endoscopy 42:1096-103. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study was to assess the utility of a CT-based (CT: computed tomography) image registered navigation system in identifying safe gastrointestinal access sites for NOTES and identifying intraperitoneal structures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration improves mediastinal staging in patients with non-small cell lung cancer and normal mediastinum on computed tomography
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Lung Cancer 54:35-40. 2006
    ..Therefore, EUS-FNA should be considered in any patient with NSCLC and no distant metastases before any therapeutic decision is taken...
  10. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography in patients with large gastric folds at endoscopy and biopsies negative for malignancy: predictors of malignant disease and clinical impact
    Angels Gines
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Centre de Diagnòstic Biomèdic Hospital Clínic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:64-9. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Endoscopic management of early GI hemorrhage after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Gastroenterology Department, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:552-5. 2008
    ..Early upper GI hemorrhage (UGH) is a potential complication after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP), and early reoperative intervention is the most accepted treatment. Experience with endoscopic treatment is limited...
  12. doi request reprint Gastric emptying is delayed in transgastric NOTES: a randomized study in swine
    Henry Córdova
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Surg Res 174:e61-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the restoration of gastrointestinal motility after NOTES using capsule endoscopy (CE)...
  13. doi request reprint The beneficial effects of argon plasma coagulation in the management of different types of gastric vascular ectasia lesions in patients admitted for GI hemorrhage
    Samuel Herrera
    Endoscopy Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:440-6. 2008
    ..There is also little knowledge on the efficacy of argon plasma coagulation (APC) in different subgroups of GVE lesions...
  14. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography-guided brushing increases cellular diagnosis of pancreatic cysts: A prospective study
    Oriol Sendino
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, ICMDM, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Dig Liver Dis 42:877-81. 2010
    ..The diagnosis of pancreatic cystic lesions is still a challenge...
  15. doi request reprint [Pseudopapillary solid tumor of the pancreas: report of 6 cases]
    Salvador Navarro
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 138:114-8. 2012
    ..Although they can develop metastasis, the prognosis is good. The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of these tumours attended in our hospital...
  16. doi request reprint EUS and magnetic resonance imaging in the staging of rectal cancer: a prospective and comparative study
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Department of Gastroenterology, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:347-54. 2011
    ..EUS and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are used indistinctly in the pretherapeutic workup of rectal cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Detection of lymph node micrometastases by gene promoter hypermethylation in samples obtained by endosonography- guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy
    Maria Pellise
    Department of Gastroenterology, Institut de Malalties Digestives, Centre de Diagnostic Biomedic, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Clin Cancer Res 10:4444-9. 2004
    ..Moreover, addition of methylation analysis to conventional cytology may increase its sensitivity at the expenses of a decrease in its specificity...
  18. doi request reprint On-demand endoscopic CO2 insufflation with feedback pressure regulation during natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) peritoneoscopy induces minimal hemodynamic and respiratory changes
    Ricard Navarro-Ripoll
    Anesthesiology Department, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 76:388-95. 2012
    ..Endoscopic insufflation has been associated with marked increase in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) and hemodynamic and respiratory changes during transgastric surgery...
  19. doi request reprint [Timing of polyethylene glycol administration is a key factor in the tolerability and efficacy of colon preparation in colorectal cancer screening]
    Cristina Rodríguez de Miguel
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Institut Clinic de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 35:236-42. 2012
    ..The quality and tolerability of antegrade gut lavage bowel preparation are key elements in the success of population-based colorectal cancer screening...
  20. doi request reprint Inflammatory impact of NOTES peritoneoscopy is not different from that of laparoscopy: a randomized comparative study in a survival porcine model
    Carlos Guarner-Argente
    Endoscopy Unit, Gastroenterology Department, ICMDiM, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Villarroel 170, 08026, Barcelona, Spain
    Surg Endosc 26:374-80. 2012
    ..Inflammatory changes of different NOTES approaches remain unknown. The aim of this study was to compare the inflammatory effects of NOTES and laparoscopy...
  21. ncbi request reprint A prospective trial comparing wireless capsule endoscopy and barium contrast series for small-bowel surveillance in hereditary GI polyposis syndromes
    Alfredo Mata
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Gastroenterology Department, Institut de Malaties Digestives, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:721-5. 2005
    ..The objective was to establish the effectiveness of wireless capsule endoscopy for detecting small-bowel polyps in patients with hereditary GI polyposis syndromes in comparison with barium contrast series...
  22. doi request reprint Narrow-band imaging as an alternative to chromoendoscopy for the detection of dysplasia in long-standing inflammatory bowel disease: a prospective, randomized, crossover study
    Maria Pellise
    Endoscopic Unit, Gastroenterology Department, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:840-8. 2011
    ....
  23. doi request reprint [Usefulness of endoscopic biopsy in Barrett's esophagus]
    Antonio Rodríguez-d'Jesús
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital General de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 139:103-6. 2012
    ..Endoscopy with random biopsies is the standard technique for the diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus (BE). We studied the usefulness of endoscopic biopsies in the diagnosis and surveillance of patients with BE...
  24. doi request reprint [Malignancy predictive factors in pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm]
    Ana Celia Adet Caldelari
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 137:631-6. 2011
    ..Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) is a premalignant lesion of the pancreas. Its natural history is not well known. We evaluated the characteristics and predictor factors of malignancy of IPMN...
  25. pmc Gastrotomy closure with a new tissue anchoring device: a porcine survival study
    Carlos Guarner-Argente
    Endoscopy Unit, Hospital Clinic, CIBERehd, Barcelona 08026, Spain
    World J Gastroenterol 17:1732-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, reproducibility and efficacy of a new tissue anchoring device in a porcine survival model...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Usefulness of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis of mediastinal lesions]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 43:219-24. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of EUS-FNA in the diagnosis of mediastinal lesions...
  27. doi request reprint Impact of wide-angle, high-definition endoscopy in the diagnosis of colorectal neoplasia: a randomized controlled trial
    Maria Pellise
    Gastroenterology Department, Endoscopy Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, CIBERehd, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterology 135:1062-8. 2008
    ..We sought to compare the performance of colonoscopy using a high-definition, wide-angle endoscope (HDE) versus a standard colonoscope (SC) for the detection of colorectal neoplasia...
  28. pmc Comparative study of NOTES alone versus NOTES guided by a new image registration system for navigation in the mediastinum: a study in a porcine model
    Henry Córdova
    Department of Gastroenterology, ICMDiM, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 77:102-7. 2013
    ..However, injury of the adjacent pleura and pneumothorax has been reported as a frequent adverse event when using a blind access...
  29. doi request reprint Infection during natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery peritoneoscopy: a randomized comparative study in a survival porcine model
    Carlos Guarner-Argente
    Endoscopy Unit, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Spain
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 18:741-6. 2011
    ..Infection in natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) remains controversial...
  30. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of systematic transesophageal endoscopic mediastinoscopy
    Henry Córdova
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, ICMDiM, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:486-8. 2013
    ..We describe a new way to access the mediastinum through a natural orifice that provides excellent visualization of mediastinal structures. ..
  31. doi request reprint [New endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) applications in lung cancer: evaluation of patients with negative mediastinal CT and re-staging after neoadjuvant treatment]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Seccion de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterologia, ICMDiM, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 47:410-4. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration: predictive factors of accurate diagnosis and cost-minimization analysis of on-site pathologist
    Maria Pellisé Urquiza
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 30:319-24. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Incidence of bacteremia in cirrhotic patients undergoing upper endoscopic ultrasonography
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Endoscopy Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 37:327-33. 2014
    ..The incidence of bacteremia after endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) or EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is between 0% and 4%, but there are no data on this topic in cirrhotic patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration cytology of intraductal papillary mucinous tumors of the pancreas
    Manel Sole
    Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer 105:298-303. 2005
    ..To the authors' knowledge, the cytologic features of this entity in fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) specimens have seldom been described and are poorly standardized...
  35. doi request reprint [Incidence and characteristics of pancreatic cystic neoplasms]
    Ana Adet
    Servicio de Gastroenterologia, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Institut Malalties Digestives i Metabòliques, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 33:563-8. 2010
    ..Few series have been published on these lesions, especially in Spain...
  36. doi request reprint Yes, we can: reliable colonic closure with the Padlock-G clip in a survival porcine study (with video)
    Carlos Guarner-Argente
    Endoscopy Unit, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:841-4. 2010
    ..Secure closure of the colonic access site is one of the most important issues for the development of natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Endoscopic ultrasonography in the study of pancreas]
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Unitat d Endoscòpia Digestiva, Institut de Malalties Digestives, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:665-70. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint [Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: current situation]
    Salvadora Delgado
    Servicio de Cirugía Gastrointestinal, Hospital Clinic, CIBERehd, IDIBAPS, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:515-21. 2008
    ..The present article describes the major advances made in NOTES since this technique was first described and analyzes the risks and potential benefits associated with this novel procedure...
  39. doi request reprint Efficacy of a reverse-phase polymer as a submucosal injection solution for EMR: a comparative study (with video)
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERehd, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:1135-9. 2009
    ..Reverse-phase polymers undergo a temperature-dependent liquid-to-gel transition that may provide a more durable cushion for EMR and could yield improvements in safety and efficacy...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Endoscopic ultrasonography and pancreatic cystic lesions]
    Lídia Argüello
    Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Medicina Digestiva, Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 124:266-70. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of endoscopic ultrasonography and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in the diagnosis of pancreatobiliary diseases: a prospective study
    Gloria Fernández-Esparrach
    Gastroenterology Department, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, CIBER HEPAD, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1632-9. 2007
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography for the evaluation of portal hypertension
    Angels Gines
    Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, CIBERehd, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Liver Dis 14:221-9. 2010
    ..This article summarizes the current knowledge on the role of EUS for the evaluation of portal hypertension...
  43. doi request reprint [Endoscopic treatment of pancreatic pseudocyst. Practical features]
    Antonio Rodríguez-d'Jesús
    Servicio de Digestivo, Hospital General de Catalunya, Barcelona, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 34:711-6. 2011
    ..The present study aims to describe endoscopic procedures for the drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts, particularly key technical features to ensure the maximum safety and effectiveness of this therapeutic technique...
  44. doi request reprint Hybrid vaginal MA-NOS sleeve gastrectomy: technical note on the procedure in a patient
    Antonio M Lacy
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas Esther Koplowitz, IMDiM, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Surg Endosc 23:1130-7. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of contrast media on renal function in patients with cirrhosis: a prospective study
    Monica Guevara
    Liver Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Hepatology 40:646-51. 2004
    ..Cirrhosis does not appear to be a risk factor for the development of contrast media-induced nephrotoxicity...