Volume 2 (2004) - October 2004
Sean M Bagshaw, William A Ghali BMC Medicine 2004, 2:38 (22 October 2004)
A systematic review shows that the efficacy of acetylcysteine for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy on patients undergoing angiography remains unclear and highlights the need for a large, multi-center trial.
Nicola Marchi, Kerri L Hallene, Kelly M Kight, Luca Cucullo, Gabriel Moddel, William Bingaman, Gabriele Dini, Annamaria Vezzani, Damir Janigro BMC Medicine 2004, 2:37 (9 October 2004)
The overexpression of multiple drug resistance protein (MDR1) in cells from the brains of epileptics who are refractory to drug treatment may result in lower penetrance of drugs into active sites and also be associated with higher neuroglial survival and reduced apoptosis.