0
views
0
recommends
+1 Recommend
1 collections
    0
    shares
      • Record: found
      • Abstract: found
      • Article: found

      Peritonitis Increases MMP-9 Activity in Peritoneal Effluent from CAPD Patients

      Read this article at

      ScienceOpenPublisherPubMed
      Bookmark
          There is no author summary for this article yet. Authors can add summaries to their articles on ScienceOpen to make them more accessible to a non-specialist audience.

          Abstract

          Patients undergoing long-term continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) sometimes experience ultrafiltration failure. Mesothelial basement membrane thickening and the accumulation of submesothelial fibrotic tissue are common features of the diseased peritoneum. Peritonitis can lead to ultrafiltration failure, but the precise mechanism is not clear. The key enzymes in extracellular matrix (ECM) remodeling, namely matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs), are produced by human peritoneal mesothelial cells. Using peritoneal effluent from 13 CAPD patients with peritonitis and 7 noninfected CAPD control individuals, we examined MMP and TIMP activities by gelatin and reverse zymography. Latent and activated types of MMP-2 and -9, and TIMP-1 and -2 were identified in peritoneal effluent (from all CAPD patients). Levels of latent and activated type MMP-9, as well as of TIMP-1 activities were higher at the onset of peritonitis than either during the recovery phase of peritonitis and/ or in control individuals. Activated MMP-9 activity positively correlated with leukocyte numbers and IL-6 levels in peritoneal effluent. Activities of MMP-2 and TIMP-2 in peritoneal effluent did not change between the onset of peritonitis and recovery. We concluded that increased MMP-9 and TIMP-1 levels might be associated with peritoneal ECM remodeling during peritonitis.

          Related collections

          Author and article information

          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          2001
          2001
          22 January 2001
          : 87
          : 1
          : 35-41
          Affiliations
          First Department of Internal Medicine, Miyazaki Medical College, Miyazaki, Japan
          Article
          45882 Nephron 2001;87:35–41
          10.1159/000045882
          11174024
          © 2001 S. Karger AG, Basel

          Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated into other languages, reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, microcopying, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. Drug Dosage: The authors and the publisher have exerted every effort to ensure that drug selection and dosage set forth in this text are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication. However, in view of ongoing research, changes in government regulations, and the constant flow of information relating to drug therapy and drug reactions, the reader is urged to check the package insert for each drug for any changes in indications and dosage and for added warnings and precautions. This is particularly important when the recommended agent is a new and/or infrequently employed drug. Disclaimer: The statements, opinions and data contained in this publication are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publishers and the editor(s). The appearance of advertisements or/and product references in the publication is not a warranty, endorsement, or approval of the products or services advertised or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements.

          Page count
          Figures: 7, Tables: 1, References: 17, Pages: 7
          Product
          Self URI (application/pdf): https://www.karger.com/Article/Pdf/45882
          Categories
          Original Paper

          Comments

          Comment on this article