Determination of oxidative stress markers and their importance in early diagnosis of uremia-related complications

V. Kolagal, S. A. Karanam, P. K. Dharmavarapu, R. Dsouza, S. Upadhya, V. Kumar, V. Kedage, M. S. Muttigi, J. K. Shetty, M. Prakash

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The existence of oxidative stress and the higher incidence of cardiovascular diseases in association with uremia is well proved. The uremic status of serum copper, ceruloplasmin (CP), protein thiols, malonyldialdehyde (MDA), and glutathione S-transferase (GST) levels was studied. The study was carried out on 51 chronic renal failure (CRF) patients who were not on hemodialysis therapy and on 42 healthy controls. Serum urea, creatinine, and MDA levels were found to be significantly increased ( P 0.001), and total protein, albumin, protein thiols, and copper levels were found to be significantly decreased in CRF patients compared to normal controls ( P 0.001). Ceruloplasmin levels were decreased significantly ( P 0.05), and there was no significant change in serum GST levels in CRF patients compared to normal controls. In conclusion, the significant increase in levels of MDA, and the decrease in levels of protein thiols, CP, and copper in uremia patients when compared to controls, reconfirms the presence of stress in this patient population. In view of the changes in other markers of oxidative stress, this absence of any significant change in the activity of GST in uremia patients compared to controls, warrants further study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-12
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Nephrology
Volume19
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2009
Externally publishedYes

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Uremia
Early Diagnosis
Oxidative Stress
Ceruloplasmin
Glutathione Transferase
Malondialdehyde
Sulfhydryl Compounds
Chronic Kidney Failure
Copper
Proteins
Serum
Renal Dialysis
Urea
Albumins
Creatinine
Cardiovascular Diseases
Incidence
Population

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  • Nephrology

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Kolagal, V., Karanam, S. A., Dharmavarapu, P. K., Dsouza, R., Upadhya, S., Kumar, V., ... Prakash, M. (2009). Determination of oxidative stress markers and their importance in early diagnosis of uremia-related complications. Indian Journal of Nephrology, 19(1), 8-12. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-4065.50673
Kolagal, V. ; Karanam, S. A. ; Dharmavarapu, P. K. ; Dsouza, R. ; Upadhya, S. ; Kumar, V. ; Kedage, V. ; Muttigi, M. S. ; Shetty, J. K. ; Prakash, M. / Determination of oxidative stress markers and their importance in early diagnosis of uremia-related complications. In: Indian Journal of Nephrology. 2009 ; Vol. 19, No. 1. pp. 8-12.
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Kolagal, V, Karanam, SA, Dharmavarapu, PK, Dsouza, R, Upadhya, S, Kumar, V, Kedage, V, Muttigi, MS, Shetty, JK & Prakash, M 2009, 'Determination of oxidative stress markers and their importance in early diagnosis of uremia-related complications', Indian Journal of Nephrology, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 8-12. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-4065.50673

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