What is the role of nicotinamide in the treatment of testicular torsion?

Updated: Oct 30, 2020
  • Author: Oreoluwa I Ogunyemi, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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In rat models of testicular torsion, various agents have successfully decreased ischemia-reperfusion injury. Benefit has been shown with nicotinamide, tadalafil and verapamil, and rapamycin and metformin. [11, 49, 50]


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