Intravenous inosine for ischaemic renal surgery

Br J Urol. 1979 Dec;51(6):437-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410x.1979.tb03572.x.

Abstract

The use of the intravenously administered nucleotide inosine is described for the protection of function in the human kidney undergoing ischaemic renal surgery. The treatment of 7 patients is described. The simplicity of the technique is emphasised.

MeSH terms

  • Creatinine / blood
  • Hemostasis, Surgical
  • Humans
  • Inosine / therapeutic use*
  • Kidney / blood supply
  • Kidney Diseases / blood
  • Kidney Diseases / surgery*
  • Postoperative Complications / prevention & control*
  • Time Factors

Substances

  • Inosine
  • Creatinine