Inhibitory effects of T/L-type calcium channel blockers on tubulointerstitial fibrosis in obstructed kidneys in rats.

@article{Matsuda2011InhibitoryEO,
  title={Inhibitory effects of T/L-type calcium channel blockers on tubulointerstitial fibrosis in obstructed kidneys in rats.},
  author={Hirohisa Matsuda and Tatsuhiko Mori and Daisuke Kurumazuka and Kento Kitada and Tetsuya Hayashi and Katsuyuki Nagatoya and Toru Inoue and Akira Ukimura and Yasuo Matsumura and Nobukazu Ishizaka and Yasushi Kitaura},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2011},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={249.e9-15}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the effect of L- and T/L-type calcium channel blockers on interstitial fibrosis in chronic unilateral ureteral obstruction (UUO). Tubulointerstitial fibrosis is a common outcome of several progressive renal diseases. Calcium channel blockers are widely used for the treatment of hypertension with renal diseases; however, the direct… CONTINUE READING