Protective effect of erythropoietin pretreatment in testicular ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats


Ergur B. U., KİRAY M., PEKÇETİN Ç., BAĞRIYANIK H. A., ERBİL G.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.43, no.4, pp.722-728, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2007.11.028
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.722-728
  • Keywords: apoptosis, erythropoietin, ischemia-reperfusion, testicular torsion, reactive oxygen species, GERM-CELL APOPTOSIS, RECOMBINANT-HUMAN-ERYTHROPOIETIN, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, BRAIN, TORSION, TESTIS, DAMAGE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/Purpose: This study was designed to investigate the effects of recombinant erythropoietin (EPO), a hormone widely used for treatment of uremic anemia, in rats subjected to testicular ischemia and reperfusion (I/R).