Effects of prenatally exposed diclofenac sodium on rat heart tissue: a stereological and histological study


Gevrek F., Kara M., Rağbetli M. Ç., Aslan H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.3, pp.474-480, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1404-173
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.474-480
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: Diclofenac sodium (DS) can cross the placental barrier and affect the fetus, and its consumption during pregnancy may cause developmental malformation of embryos. This study investigates the effect of prenatally applied DS on the quantitative morphology of the adult rat heart.