Preventive effect of pentoxifylline on renal scarring in rat model of pyelonephritis

Yagmurlu A., Boleken M., Ertoy D., Ozsan M., Gokcora I., Dindar H.

UROLOGY, vol.61, no.5, pp.1037-1041, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0090-4295(02)02428-7
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1037-1041
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


Objectives. To evaluate the efficiency of pentoxifylline (PTX), a methyl xanthine derivative, in preventing renal scar formation after the induction of pyelonephritis in an experimental rat model with delayed antimicrobial therapy.