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INTRODUCTION Reactive oxygen species have been shown to be mediators of kidney injury and green tea polyphenols are potent-free radical scavengers. OBJECTIVES In this study we sought to examine whether green tea was able to protect renal toxicity induced by contrast media or not. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this experimental study 40 rats were randomly(More)
BACKGROUND Renal biopsies play an important role in the diagnosis, management and prognosis of patients with lupus nephritis (LN). OBJECTIVES To determine the correlation between the pathological features of LN and the demographic, clinical and laboratory parameters. PATIENTS AND METHODS This retrospective study was conducted from 2008 to 2014 on all(More)
INTRODUCTION Studies have revealed the association between vitamin D deficiency and changes in blood glucose and insulin levels as well as sensitivity of the target tissues to insulin. OBJECTIVE In this study, we examined the effect of adding vitamin D (cholecalciferol ; 50,000 units) to therapeutic regimen of T2DM patients compared to placebo on(More)
BACKGROUND IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most prevalent primary chronic glomerulopathy worldwide. Thus, it is of vital importance to search for factors aggravating the disease progress, monitor disease activity and predict disease-specific therapy. C4d is a well-known biomarker of the complement cascade with a potential to meet the above needs. OBJECTIVES(More)
INTRODUCTION Elevated cholesterol and blood pressure are major risk factors for the development diabetic kidney disease. Possible interactions between these two parameters have not been studied in detail. OBJECTIVES This investigation aims to study the values of blood serum cholesterol, blood pressure and possible correlations between them, in a group of(More)
T ea is the most common beverage throughout the world. Green tea (Camellia sinensis) is full of flavonoids (1). This herbal drug has a lot of polyphenols, catechin epicatechin, epigallocatechin and epigallocatechin-3-gallate. It also contains other composites like saponins, caffeine, tannins, and some vitamins. Several different investigations have(More)
INTRODUCTION Dyslipidemia and high blood pressure in diabetic patients increase the risk of microvascular and macrovascular complications. OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to investigate the association between serum lipids and level of blood pressure in type 2 diabetic patients (T2D). PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective analytical study was carried(More)
Context: The general message of the world kidney day is a concerted knowledge against the illnesses that lead to end-stage kidney failure, through better education, improved economic opportunity, increasing community outreach and access to protective medicine for individuals at the highest risk. These might end the unacceptable relationship between chronic(More)
Background: Flavonoids are a group of polyphenolic compounds with antioxidant properties that help reduce cardiovascular risk factors. Kelussia odoratissima is a flavonoid-containing plant, the effect of which was analyzed on decreasing blood lipid levels in mice. Objectives: The present study was carried out with the aim of determining the(More)
Contrast induced nephropathy is one cause of acute renal failure. Contrast induced nephropathy is the third most common cause of hospital-acquired acute renal failure. The incidence of contrast induced nephropathy in the general population is 0.6% to 2.3%, but when focusing on specific high-risk patients the incidence can increase to more than 40%. Studies(More)