Oxidative status in the lungs associated with tobacco smoke exposure


Doruk S., Ozyurt H., İNÖNÜ KÖSEOĞLU H., Erkorkmaz U., Saylan O., SEYFİKLİ Z.

CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE, vol.49, no.12, pp.2007-2012, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/cclm.2011.698
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2007-2012

Abstract

Background: Oxidative stress has a critical role in inflammatory responce against tobacco smoke (TS). Testing exhaled breath condensate (EBC) samples is one of the methods used for assessment of airway inflammation caused by TS. We aimed to investigate oxidative stress in the lungs associated with TS and to evaluate the effect of this stress with pulmonary function tests (PFTs).