Ameliorative effect of hepatocyte growth factor on glycerol-induced acute renal failure with acute tubular necrosis.

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIMS Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), a multi-potent growth factor, is known to promote regeneration of damaged renal epithelial cells. Glycerol injection into rats induces severe acute renal failure (ARF) with ischemia and tubular necrosis, a model which shares many features with human ARF or rhabdomyolysis. We investigated the efficacy of HGF in… (More)

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.