Nephroprotective potential of carnitine against glycerol and contrast-induced kidney injury in rats through modulation of oxidative stress, proinflammatory cytokines, and apoptosis


Kunak C. S. , UĞAN R. A. , ÇADIRCI E. , Karakus E. , Polat B. , Un H., ...More

BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.89, no.1058, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 89 Issue: 1058
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/bjr.20140724
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY

Abstract

Objective: Contrast media (CM) are a major cause of nephropathy in high-risk patients. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of carnitine (CAR) in advanced nephrotoxicity due to CM administration in rats with glycerol-induced renal functional disorder.