Browsing by Publisher "Arnold Hodder Headline Plc."
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Effect of low-dose methyl prednisolone on serum cytokine levels following extracorporeal circulation Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Arnold Hodder Headline Plc., 1999)The systemic inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is associated with increased production of cytokines. This systemic inflammatory response characterized by the activation of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and interleukin-8 (IL-8) during and after CPB is well documented. A prospective randomized double-blind study was performed so as to understand the effects of low-dose methyl prednisolone sodium succinate (MPSS) on the circulating levels of serum cytokines and clinical outcome. Twenty ...
The protective effect of vitamin C vitamin E and selenium combination therapy on ethanol-induced duodenal mucosal injury Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Arnold Hodder Headline Plc., 2004)In this study the effect of a combination of vitamin C vitamin E and selenium on ethanol-induced duodenal mucosal damage in rats was investigated morphologically and biochemically. The duodenal mucosal injury was produced by oral administration of 1 mL of absolute ethanol to each rat. Animals received vitamin C ( 250 mg/ kg) vitamin E ( 250 mg/kg) and selenium (0.5 mg/kg) for 3 days and absolute ethanol 1 hour after last antioxidant administration and were sacrificed 1 hour after absolute ethanol. ...