Does extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy therapy affect thiol-disulfide homeostasis?


BOZKURT A., MERTOĞLU C., Karabakan M., Siranli G., Yurt E. F. , EREL Ö.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.34, no.5, pp.1070-1075, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.345.15823
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1070-1075

Abstract

Objective: Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is a non-invasive method that is effective at crushing stones in the upper urinary tract. Disturbance of the thiol/disulfide homeostasis, in favor of the disulfide, has been shown to be involved in the disease pathogenesis.