By reducing TGF beta 1, octreotide lessens the peritoneal derangements induced by a high glucose solution

GÜNAL A., Duman S. , SEN S. , UNSAL A. G. , TERZIOGLU E., AKCİCEK F., ...More

JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY, vol.14, no.3, pp.184-189, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.184-189


Background. Chronic peritoneal dialysis may eventually result in peritoneal fibrosis, which progressively reduces dialytic efficacy. Although the pathogenesis has not been elucidated, it has been proposed that transforming growth factor beta-1 (TGF beta1) plays a central role in the onset of peritoneal fibrosis.