Fatemeh Eshraghi

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BACKGROUND Cisplatin (cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II; CP) is used widely as an antitumor drug in clinics, but is accompanied with renal toxicity. Cisplatin induced nephrotoxicity consists of change in kidney weight, histological changes in kidney and increase in serum creatinine (Cr) and blood urea nitrogen (BUN). This study was designed to find out a(More)
INTRODUCTION The nephroprotective effect of co-administration of vitamin C and losartan as prophylaxis against cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity (CIN) was evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS Co-administration of vitamin C and losartan was compared with losartan (10 mg/kg), vitamin C (250 mg/kg), and placebo in 4 groups of rats with CIN. The prophylactic(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension is the most common disease in the world. In Iranian folk medicine, unripe grape juice has been used as antihypertention remedy, but no data is documented for this popular belief. This study was designed to determine the effect of unripe grape extract (UGE) on blood pressure and the response to angiotensin II in rat. MATERIALS AND(More)
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