Khosrow Rahbar

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INTRODUCTION Dialysis-induced oxidative stress is one of the mechanisms of atherosclerotic changes. Heparin, used in hemodialysis, is an anticoagulant drug with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. This study was planned in order to evaluate the antioxidant effects of heparin and dalteparin (low-molecular weight heparin). MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
Although anabolic androgens can be used to prevent acute attacks of hereditary angioneurotic oedema, these are still observed. When they are severe, and even more so when they involve the larynx or the abdominal viscera, an emergency treatment is necessary, ideally with the purified C1-inhibitor (C1-INH) administered by intravenous infusion. In a case with(More)
Idiopathic cyclic oedema is a frequent and often unrecognized condition in young women. It is characterized by water and sodium retention with secondary hyperaldosteronism due to capillary hyperpermeability. Treatment is not easy. It includes spironolactone, sometimes sympathomimetics and hygienic-dietetic measures. Thiazide diuretics and laxatives must be(More)
BACKGROUND Acute rejection remains a major problem in renal transplantation and represents one of the most important causes of chronic allograft dysfunction and late graft loss. Daclizumab is a genetically engineered human IgG1 monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to the α chain of the interleukin-2 receptor, and may thus reduce the risk of rejection(More)
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