Nephroprotective and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Pistacia atlantica Leaf Hydroethanolic Extract Against Gentamicin-Induced Nephrotoxicity in Rats.

@article{Heidarian2017NephroprotectiveAA,
  title={Nephroprotective and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Pistacia atlantica Leaf Hydroethanolic Extract Against Gentamicin-Induced Nephrotoxicity in Rats.},
  author={Esfandiar Heidarian and Effat Jafari-Dehkordi and P. Valipour and Keihan Ghatreh-Samani and Leila Ashrafi-Eshkaftaki},
  journal={Journal of dietary supplements},
  year={2017},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={489-502}
}
Gentamicin in overdose can lead to tubular injury and kidney dysfunction. Some antioxidants can protect kidneys against nephrotoxicity. This study was undertaken to evaluate the protective effects of Pistacia atlantica (P. atlantica) leaf hydroethanolic extract against gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats. Forty rats were divided into five groups: the… CONTINUE READING