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Internships in library and information studies (LIS) for the New Information Society are reexamined taking into consideration four concepts: (i) international and (ii) interdisciplinary that allow them to expand beyond the local and disciplinary, and (iii) intentional and (iv) interconnected, that draw attention to their purpose, the learning process and(More)
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Zofenopril ameliorates experimental cardiac ischemia/reperfusion (IR) injury in animal models and exhibits beneficial cardiovascular effects in patients with myocardial infarction. The objective of the present research was to investigate whether zofenopril can protect against renal IR injury. Rats were divided into 4 experimental groups: (a) control, (b) IR(More)
PURPOSE This experimental study was designed to explore the protective effect of apocynin, the NADPH-oxidase inhibitor, on kidney damage induced by ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) in a rat model. METHODS Thirty-two rats were randomly divided into a control group and three I/R groups (1-hour ischemia followed by 23-hour reperfusion). Three I/R groups were(More)
We reported our experience with percutaneous nephrolithotomy in children and compared the outcomes, including the morbidity and success rates, regarding the instruments of different sizes. One hundred and seventy-three paediatric patients, who underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy in our clinic between 1999 and 2013, were assessed. According to the size of(More)
The aim of this study is to investigate the beneficial effects of the quercetin (Q) and chrysin (CH) against nephrotoxicity induced by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD), a persistent environmental contaminant, in rats. Rats were divided randomly into six equal groups. TCDD, Q and CH were administered by gavages dissolved in corn oil at the doses of(More)
The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate long-term effects of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) on the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and the relationship between blood flow rate of AVF and pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) in the patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). This prospective study was performed in 20 patients with(More)
AIM To investigate the prevalence of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and the possible contributing factors for PAH in patients receiving regular continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 135 CAPD patients and 15 disease-free controls. Patients that had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, severe(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate cardiovascular risk factors and demographic parameters in patients with varicocele. DESIGN Although some pathophysiologic hypotheses have been suggested to explain the etiology of varicocele, the exact mechanism underlying varicocele is not yet known. The coexistence of arterial and venous system pathologic conditions has been(More)
The protective effect of quercetin on docetaxel - an anticancer agent - induced testicular damage in rats was investigated. Thirty-two rats were randomly divided into four groups: group 1 - control, carrier solutions were given; group 2 - quarcetin 20 mg kg(-1)  day(-1) was given orally; group 3 - docetaxel 5 mg kg(-1) was given intraperitoneally as single(More)