Crucial Roles of Systemic and Tissue Lipid Peroxidation Levels and Anti-Oxidant Defences Following Contrast Agent Application

SITAR G., KUCUK M., Sitar M. E., Yasar O., Aydin S., Yanar K., ...More

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.18, no.6, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: One of the most important side effects of contrast pharmaceutical agents, which are used very common in routine radiology practice, is contrast induced nephropathy. Even ischemia, oxidative stress and osmolality related cytotoxic effects are considered, the molecular mechanisms underlying this pathology have not been identified completely yet.