Protective Value of a Folkloric Medicinal Plant Extract Against Mortality and Hemorrhage in a Life-threatening Renal Trauma Model

Tokgoz H., Karakaya K., Hanci V., Abdusoglu M., EROL B. , Turksoy O., ...More

UROLOGY, vol.75, no.6, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.urology.2009.12.016
  • Title of Journal : UROLOGY


OBJECTIVES To compare the efficacy of a folkloric medicinal plant extract (Ankaferd Blood Stopper [ABS]) with that of oxidized cellulose (Surgicel) in a life-threatening renal injury model. ABS is a mixture of 5 plants that has historically been used in Turkish traditional medicine. It has been approved by the Ministry of Health to manage external hemorrhage and dental surgery bleeding in Turkey.