This brochure was prepared to help you learn more about Acetylcystein, a medicine used to protect your kidneys when having certain kinds of X-rays like a CT scan or angiography. Details about how to mix the medicine and when to take it are provided.
A catheter is a small flexible tube that is inserted into the abdomen in the Operating Room. It will be used for dialysis. The pamphlet provides a list of safe and unsafe actions that will protect your catheter. Care of the incision/exit site is given.