Effect of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition on renal function after renal ablation.

Abstract

Kidney failure is the common end of hypertension and renal diseases. Several authors have suggested that vasodilatory prostaglandins participate in the hemodynamic mechanism responsible for the development of kidney failure. However, the mechanism by which prostaglandins are increased in renal disease is not clear. Recently, 2 isoforms of the enzyme… (More)

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