Ori S. Better

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BACKGROUND Ischaemic kidney injury continues to play a dominant role in the pathogenesis of acute renal failure (ARF) in many surgical and medical settings. A major event in the induction of renal injury is related to the generation of oxygen-free radicals. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) is indicated for treatment of many ischaemic events but not for ARF.(More)
Auditory brain-stem evoked potentials (ABEPs) and pure-tone audiograms were obtained for 38 patients with renal failure, undergoing dialysis, before and after a dialysis session, and for 40 healthy normal subjects. Blood chemistry was also evaluated for each patient before and after dialysis. ABEP abnormality (using 10/sec click rate) was observed for 24%(More)
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