J. Vostalova

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The alkaloids of Macleaya cordata (Papaveracae) are active components of the phytogenic feed additive Sangrovit. The present study was conducted to evaluate the effects of Sangrovit on dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis using rats as an experimental model. Thirty-five male rats were randomly assigned to a control group (Group 1, n = 5), a(More)
Successful kidney transplantation (KT) leads not only to normalization of renal excretory function, but also to modification of the metabolic and endocrine kidney function. The most common cause of morbidity and mortality in patients after KT are cardiovascular diseases which development is also associated with oxidative stress (OS). KT and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To summarize available data concerning reactive oxygen species in sperm physiology and male infertility. DESIGN Review article. SETTING Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University and University Hospital Olomouc. METHODS Compilation of published data from scientific literature. CONCLUSIONS The(More)
Patients with chronic kidney disease are exposed to oxidative stress (OS) that contributes to deterioration of health. Decrease in renal excretory capacity contributes to the accumulation of pro-oxidative substances that are detrimental not only to kidney but to the whole organism including the cardiovascular system. Components of antioxidant system play an(More)
Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis are methods of blood purification, which partially replaced excretory renal function in patients with chronic renal failure, which was depleted regime, dietary and pharmaco-therapeutic remedy, and who are not eligible for kidney transplantation. Both two methods are accompanied by increased oxidative stress. In(More)
OBJECTIVE To summarize available data concerning lycopene and male infertility treatment. DESIGN Review article. SETTING Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Olomouc. METHODS Compilation of published data from scientific literature. CONCLUSIONS The article describes occurrence, biochemistry, metabolism of lycopene and its role in(More)
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