Treatment of radiation nephropathy with ACE inhibitors.

  title={Treatment of radiation nephropathy with ACE inhibitors.},
  author={J E Moulder and Brian L. Fish and Eric P. Cohen},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  volume={27 1},
PURPOSE A previous study showed that radiation nephritis could be treated with captopril, an angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor. These studies were designed to determine whether other angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors would be effective, whether captopril would inhibit the development of the histopathologic lesions typical of radiation nephritis, and whether captopril could be used to treat the nephropathy observed in bone marrow transplant recipients conditioned with total body… CONTINUE READING
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