Ken Wojcikowski

Summary

Affiliation: Southern Cross University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of Astragalus membranaceus and Angelica sinensis combined with Enalapril in rats with obstructive uropathy
    Ken Wojcikowski
    Molecular and Cellular Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Phytother Res 24:875-84. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicinal herbal extracts -- renal friend or foe? Part one: the toxicities of medicinal herbs
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 9:313-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Medicinal herbal extracts--renal friend or foe? Part two: herbal extracts with potential renal benefits
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 9:400-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant capacity of 55 medicinal herbs traditionally used to treat the urinary system: a comparison using a sequential three-solvent extraction process
    Ken Wojcikowski
    Molecular and Cellular Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:103-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of garlic oil on platelet aggregation: a double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Natural and Complementary Medicine, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Platelets 18:29-34. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Dioscorea villosa (wild yam) induces chronic kidney injury via pro-fibrotic pathways
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Food Chem Toxicol 46:3122-31. 2008
  7. doi request reprint An in vitro investigation of herbs traditionally used for kidney and urinary system disorders: potential therapeutic and toxic effects
    Ken Wojcikowski
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 14:70-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Herbs or natural substances as complementary therapies for chronic kidney disease: ideas for future studies
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Lab Clin Med 147:160-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Effect of Astragalus membranaceus and Angelica sinensis combined with Enalapril in rats with obstructive uropathy
    Ken Wojcikowski
    Molecular and Cellular Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Phytother Res 24:875-84. 2010
    ..Further studies focusing on the isolation of the active constituents of A&A and the clinical application of the combination of ACEi plus A&A are warranted to determine the value of this treatment in humans...
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicinal herbal extracts -- renal friend or foe? Part one: the toxicities of medicinal herbs
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 9:313-8. 2004
    ..The review aims to provide a guide to encourage future toxicity studies and rigorous clinical trials...
  3. ncbi request reprint Medicinal herbal extracts--renal friend or foe? Part two: herbal extracts with potential renal benefits
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 9:400-5. 2004
    ..Among the herbs, polyherbal formulae and fungi with potential renal benefits are Cordyceps sinensis, Sairei-to, Rheum spp., Salvia miltiorrhiza and its component, magnesium lithospermate B and others...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant capacity of 55 medicinal herbs traditionally used to treat the urinary system: a comparison using a sequential three-solvent extraction process
    Ken Wojcikowski
    Molecular and Cellular Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:103-9. 2007
    ..The prevalence of chronic renal disease exceeds 10% in industrialized societies. Oxidative damage is thought to be one of the main mechanisms involved in nearly all chronic renal pathologies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of garlic oil on platelet aggregation: a double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Natural and Complementary Medicine, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Platelets 18:29-34. 2007
    ..The results of this controlled trial indicate that this type of garlic oil should not be relied on in persons with conditions in which reductions in platelet aggregation are desired or necessary...
  6. doi request reprint Dioscorea villosa (wild yam) induces chronic kidney injury via pro-fibrotic pathways
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Food Chem Toxicol 46:3122-31. 2008
    ..villosa for 28 days. Long term supplementation with D. villosa may be best avoided, especially in people with compromised renal function and in those who need to take other drugs which may alter kidney function...
  7. doi request reprint An in vitro investigation of herbs traditionally used for kidney and urinary system disorders: potential therapeutic and toxic effects
    Ken Wojcikowski
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 14:70-9. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Herbs or natural substances as complementary therapies for chronic kidney disease: ideas for future studies
    Ken Wojcikowski
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Lab Clin Med 147:160-6. 2006
    ..A further goal was to report the literature on herbs that have been reported to cause kidney failure...