Surgical Decompression is a Prerequisite for the Beneficial Effect of Statin Therapy in Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Anne Wagner, Nina Schupp, Hao Wang, Peter Bartenstein, Marcus Hacker, Karl-Walter Jauch, Markus Guba & Tanja Herrler
Introduction: The aim of this study is to determine the effect of statins alone and in combination with microcapsulotomy on renal ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury. As chronic inflammatory reactions predispose to fibrosis and dysfunction, the impact on macrophages as the characteristic cell type[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]