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PURPOSE: Reflux nephropathy (RN) is a major cause of end stage renal failure in children and hypertension is a frequent complication. Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) is an enzyme responsible for the prostaglandin synthesis. It has been shown that COX-2 up-regulates renin production leading to renovascular hypertension. We investigate COX-2 expression in the kidneys of children with RN. more...
Diseases of the genitourinary system - reflux nephropathy
COX-2 expression; - reflux nephropathy
Republic of Ireland
J Urol, Vol: 170 Page: 1624-7 October 2003
V. Solari; A. P. Piotrowska; S. Cascio; K. Unemoto; B. Chertin; P. Puri