Beneficial effects of taurine and carnosine in experimental ischemia/reperfusion injury in testis.

Abbasoglu L. , Kalaz E. B. , Soluk-Tekkesin M., Olgac V., Dogru-Abbasoglu S., Uysal M.

Pediatric surgery international, vol.28, no.11, pp.1125-31, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00383-012-3168-5
  • Title of Journal : Pediatric surgery international
  • Page Numbers: pp.1125-31


Testicular torsion can be thought of as an ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury to the testis. This study aimed to investigate the effects of taurine (TAU) and carnosine (CAR), which are strong antioxidants, on experimental testicular I/R injury model.