Studies on the Mechanism by Which Adenosine Receptor Antagonists Attenuate Acute Renal Failure

  • Edwin K. Jackson
  • Zaichuan Mi
  • William A. Herzer

Abstract

Acute renal failure (ARF) is an extremely serious medical condition characterized by an abrupt reduction in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), which leads to the retention of nitrogenous wastes. Five percent of all hospitalized patients develop acute renal failure, and the mortality rate in such patients is high [1]. Therefore, development of effective therapeutic strategies for ARF would be a significant medical advance.

Keywords

Catheter DMSO Adenosine Gentamicin Theophylline 

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  • Edwin K. Jackson
  • Zaichuan Mi
  • William A. Herzer

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