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What does NSF stand for?

NSF stands for Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis

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We will also discuss specific issues related to MRI, such as allergic reactions to gadolinium chelates, side-effects of gadolinium, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF), and its use in patients with renal failure and on dialysis.
Kidney patient Margaret Roxburgh, 54, was diagnosed with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis days after being injected with Omniscan.
The requested warning would state that patients with severe kidney insufficiency who receive gadolinium-based agents are at risk for developing a debilitating and potentially fatal disease known as nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, or NSF.
Contrast-free imaging is particularly important because gadolinium, the most common contrast agent used for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) exams, has been directly linked to a sometimes fatal disease that occurs in patients with renal insufficiency, called Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) or Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy (NFD).