EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.21, no.6, pp.356-361, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
ureteropelvic junction obstruction, enalapril, arterial resistive index, urine electrolyte, transforming growth factor-beta 1, AQUAPORIN WATER CHANNELS, URETERAL OBSTRUCTION, ALTERED EXPRESSION, DOPPLER ULTRASOUND, RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN, NA TRANSPORTERS, HYDRONEPHROSIS, FIBROSIS
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Background: This study aimed to investigate renal arterial resistive index measurements and urine electrolytes before and after enalapril therapy in a rat model of unilateral ureteropelvic obstruction. The transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta 1 response of the renal tissue was also investigated.