Reduction of shock wave lithotripsy-induced renal tubular injury by tadalafil

Danisoglu M. E., Aytac B., Kilicaslan H., Dogan S., Vuruskan H.

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.114, no.11, pp.616-620, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: The aim of the study was to examine whether administration of tadalafil, a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, has a protective effect in the prevention of renal injury in a rat model after Shock Wave Lithotripsy (SWL), with the assessment based on histopathologic examination and measurement of Heat Shock Protein 70 expression.