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4C and 4D) a markedly dilated capsular space (S), congested blood vessels (V) and dilated tubules.
On the other hand, as compared to control group, the UA-treated animals (2000 mg/kg; p.o.) exhibited serious kidney damage, indicated by intense nuclear acidophilia and cytoplasmic vacuolation, capsular space and convoluted tubules lumen size increase, fluid accumulation between the basal membrane and cuboidal epithelial cells of the convoluted tubes, and cytoplasmic material accumulation in the renal tubules and cell lysis (Figure 1(c)).
As the Atlas System resides in the subcutaneous tissues outside of the joint capsule there is no breech of joint capsular space, nor is bone resection required, thus creating a reversible procedure and maintaining all future treatment options.