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., et al.

UROLOGY, cilt.75, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

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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.