Cardioprotection by Curcumin Post-Treatment in Rats with Established Chronic Kidney Disease

@article{HernndezResndiz2015CardioprotectionBC,
  title={Cardioprotection by Curcumin Post-Treatment in Rats with Established Chronic Kidney Disease},
  author={Sauri Hern{\'a}ndez-Res{\'e}ndiz and Francisco de Assis Corr{\^e}a and Wylly Rams{\'e}s Garc{\'i}a-Ni{\~n}o and Mabel Buelna-Chontal and Francisco J. Rold{\'a}n and Ixchel Ram{\'i}rez-Camacho and Carolina Delgado-Toral and Roxana Carb{\'o} and Jos{\'e} Pedraza-Chaverri and Edilia Tapia and Cecilia Zazueta},
  journal={Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={29},
  pages={111-120}
}
The pathogenic mechanisms leading to cardiovascular disorders in patients with chronic kidney disease have not been clearly established, although increased oxidative stress has been pointed out as a potential cause. Therefore, as cardiovascular events are still the first cause of death in patients with chronic kidney disease and traditional drugs or therapies rarely have effects on cardiac complications, we sought to determine the effect of curcumin in treating cardiac dysfunction in rats with… CONTINUE READING