Functional modulation of the mineralocorticoid receptor by cis-diamminedichloroplatinum (II).

BACKGROUND Renal salt wasting and hypotension are some of the frequent complications in patients treated with cis-diamminedichloroplatinum (II) (cDDP), and it is suggested that cDDP produces an abnormality in the renin-angiotensin system. However, not only the underlying mechanism but also prophylactic treatment of this cDDP toxicity remains unknown. In the… CONTINUE READING