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Type: Artigo
Title: Effects of immunosuppression with tacrolimus and mycophenolate mofetil on renal histology and function in single kidney rats submitted to ischemia and reperfusion
Author: Goulart Fernandes Dias, Paulo Henrique
Oliveira, Gabriel Augusto
Fernandes Dias, Fernando Goulart
Xavier Gomes, Regina de Paula
Tambara Filho, Renato
de Fraga, Rogerio
Abstract: To evaluate renal histological changes and renal function in single kidney rats submitted to renal ischemia-reperfusion and to immunosuppression with tacrolimus and mycophenolate-mofetil. Experimental study with 80 Wistar rats distributed into control, Sham and six other groups treated with immunosuppressive drugs. Animals undergoing surgery, right nephrectomy and left renal clamping, killed on the 14th day and analyzed for renal histology, urea and creatinine. The group receiving tacrolimus at higher doses (T3) showed renal histological lesions indicative of early nephrotoxicity, and significant increase in urea and creatinine. The group M (mycophenolate-mofetil alone) and the group M2 (mycophenolate-mofetil combined with half the usual dose of tacrolimus) presented a slight rise in serum urea. The groups using mycophenolate-mofetil alone or combined with tacrolimus showed creatinine levels similar to that of the group T3. Histologically, the association of injury by ischemia-reperfusion with the use of tacrolimus or mycophenolatemofetil alone demonstrated a higher rate of renal changes typical of early nephrotoxicity. In laboratory, the combination of injury by ischemia-reperfusion with tacrolimus at higher doses proved to be nephrotoxic
Subject: Imunossupressão
Country: Brasil
Editor: Sociedade Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Cirurgia
Rights: Aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0102-86502015002000007
Date Issue: 2015
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