The effect of different treatment modalities on oxidative stress in COPD


KULECİ S. , HANTA İ. , KOCABAŞ A. , Canacankatan N.

ADVANCES IN THERAPY, vol.25, no.7, pp.710-717, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12325-008-0064-4
  • Title of Journal : ADVANCES IN THERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.710-717

Abstract

Introduction: Oxidant/antioxidant interactions are known to be important processes in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We aimed to evaluate the effects of corticosteroids (CS), and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on plasma oxidant/antioxidant levels in patients with COPD.