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Title: Intravenous administration of choline or CDP-choline improves platelet count and platelet closure times in endotoxin-treated dogs
Authors: Uludağ Üniversitesi/Veteriner Fakültesi/İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı.
Uludağ Üniversitesi/Tıp Fakültesi/Biyokimya Anabilim Dalı.
Uludağ Üniversitesi/Tıp Fakültesi/Farmakoloji ve Klinik Farmakoloji Anabilim Dalı.
Yılmaz, Zeki
İlcol, Yeşim Özarda
Torun, Serhat
Ulus, İsmail Hakkı
Keywords: General & internal medicine
Cardiovascular system & cardiology
Function analyzer
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Lippincott Williams
Citation: Yılmaz, Z. vd. (2006). ''Intravenous administration of choline or CDP-choline improves platelet count and platelet closure times in endotoxin-treated dogs''. Shock, 25(1), 73-79.
Abstract: This study was performed to assess the effects of intravenous choline chloride and cytidine-5'-diphosphate choline (CDP-choline) treatments on circulating platelet, white blood cell, and red blood cell counts and platelet functions in response to endotoxin. Saline (0.2 mL/kg), choline chloride (20 mg/kg), or CDP-choline (70 mg/kg) were given intravenously three times at 4-h intervals, and endotoxemia was induced by endotoxin (E. coli 055:B5, 20 mu g/kg) infusion, 5 min after the first treatment. Blood samples were collected before and at multiple time points after the challenge, for a panel of hematologic parameters and platelet closure times measured by PFA-100 (TM). In saline-treated dogs, circulating platelet counts decreased by 85% (P < 0.001) at 0.5 h and remained low by 36%-80% (P < 0.5-0.001) 1-12 h after endotoxin. Circulating WBC counts decreased by 80%-90% (P < 0.001) at 0.5-2 h, and increased (P < 0.001) by 190% 12 h after the endotoxin. In response to endotoxin, RBCs increased by 10%-13% (P < 0.05) at 1-12 h. Endotoxin-induced decline in circulating platelets was attenuated at 0.5 h (P < 0.05--0.01) and reversed at 1-12 h (P < 0.05-0.001) by choline. Platelet closure times were shortened from 81 +/- 10 s and 135 +/- 10 s to 29 +/- 5 s (P < 0.001) and 60 +/- 3 s (P < 0.001) at 0.5 h, and prolonged (P < 0.001) at 1-8 h after endotoxin induction. Endotoxin-induced shortening in platelet closure times was attenuated (P < 0.05) and blocked (P < 0.01) by choline and CDP-choline, respectively. These results showed that choline and CDP-choline treatments improved circulating platelet counts and platelet function during endotoxemia in dogs.
ISSN: 1073-2322
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