Inhibitory effect of N-acetyl cysteine and ascorbic acid on the development of myringosclerosis: An experimental study


Dundar R., Inan S., MULUK N. B., CİNGİ C., Ilknur A. E., Katilmis H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.78, no.7, pp.1019-1025, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.03.029
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1019-1025
  • Keywords: Ascorbic acid, Inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), Interleukin 1-beta (IL-beta), Myringosclerosis, N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), TYMPANIC MEMBRANES, ACETYLCYSTEINE, PREVENTION, INSERTION, TYMPANOSCLEROSIS, MYRINGOTOMY, ANTIOXIDANT
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: This study investigated the effects of ascorbic acid and N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) antioxidants on the development of myringosclerosis (MS) in an experimental model.