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The Effect of Smoking Cigarette on Kidney Functions among Sundaes Peoples

The Effect of Smoking Cigarette on Kidney Functions among Sundaes Peoples

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Title: The Effect of Smoking Cigarette on Kidney Functions among Sundaes Peoples
Author: Shayoub, Mohammed Elhassan; Ahmed, Munzir M E.; Jawad, Al-Obosi Sabah Aziz; Osman, H M.
Abstract: There are numerous harmful substances found in tobacco and tobacco smoke. Nicotine is one of these substances that may be acquired through active and passive smoking. In man nicotine is commonly consumed via smoking cigarettes. Therefore, the aim of this study is to elucidate whether smoking has effects on kidney functions in Sudanese young students. Eighty subjects were included in this study, 40 none smoking males as the control group (healthy males) and the other 40 as smoker group, whom smoking more than 12 cigarette /day. Renal function tests were done for all participants; for investigates creatinine, urea and uric acid. Results: The results revealed that the levels of creatinine and urea were found significantly higher (P < 0.05), and the level of uric acid were found significantly decreased (P < 0.05) in smoker group when compared with the control group. Conclusions: The study concluded that, Smokers are at greater risk for kidney disease, which indicated by serum creatinine, urea, and uric acid.
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/24221


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