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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-09-22T14:39:34-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of acetylcysteine compared to placebo for the contrast-induced nephropathy prevention, between 48 and 96 hours after procedures that u...
The investigators planned to research the effect of vitamin D supplementation on the incidence of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing coronary angiography.
Several studies demonstrated a significant reduction of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN; definition: increase in serum creatinine of >=0.5mg/dl and/or >=25% increase within 48h after con...
To evaluate the benefit for statin use in prevention of of CI-AKI after computed tomography urogram (CTU).
Biomarkers such as kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1) and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) have been used for the early diagnosis of AKI, although with no definitive results...
Contrast-induced nephropathy is a commonly encountered problem in clinical practice. The purpose of the study was to design and develop a novel contrast agent, which could be used to prevent contrast-...
This study was conducted to compare iso-osmolar contrast medium, iodixanol, with low-osmolar contrast media (LOCM) for assessing contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) incidence, exclusively in the diabet...
Nicorandil has been suggested as a preventative strategy against the incidence of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN). However, results of relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were inconsistent...
Antithrombin Ⅲ (AT Ⅲ) is an important endogenous anticoagulant and has strong anti-inflammatory properties. Low ATⅢ activity is considered to be a predictor of poor outcomes in several condition...
Statins constitute the most commonly prescribed drugs to decrease cholesterol (CLR). CLR is an important modulator of alcohol-induced cerebral artery constriction (AICAC). Using rats on a high CLR die...
Renal syndrome in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients characterized by nephrotic syndrome, severe proteinuria, focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis with distinctive tubular and interstitial changes, enlarged kidneys, and peculiar tubuloreticular structures. The syndrome is distinct from heroin-associated nephropathy as well as other forms of kidney disease seen in HIV-infected patients.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
Abnormally high temperature intentionally induced in living things regionally or whole body. It is most often induced by radiation (heat waves, infra-red), ultrasound, or drugs.
Artificially induced UTERINE CONTRACTION. Generally, LABOR, OBSTETRIC is induced with the intent to cause delivery of the fetus and termination of pregnancy.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.