Corpus ID: 8915861

Effect of intravenous pentoxifylline on oxidative stress in patients undergoing nephrolithotomy.

@article{Mojtahedzadeh2008EffectOI,
  title={Effect of intravenous pentoxifylline on oxidative stress in patients undergoing nephrolithotomy.},
  author={M. Mojtahedzadeh and F. Izadpanah and S. M. Kazem Aghamir and D. Atharikia and M. Reza Nikoobahkt and A. Abbasi},
  journal={Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2008},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={
          151-7
        }
}
AIM The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that pentoxifylline attenuate the oxidative stress signaling in patients undergoing nephrolithotomy. METHODS Thirty two patients who considered for selective nephrolithotomy were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups of 16 each; a single dose of IV PTX 500 mg bolus followed by IV infusion of PTX 700 mg for two hours or normal saline as placebo. Blood samples were obtained on the day before and the day after surgery and of C-reactive protein… Expand
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