Diagnostic value of ischaemia-modified albumin in pulmonary contusion in rats

Celik B., Yardan T., Kefeli M., MENTEŞE A., TÜREDİ S., Baydin A., ...More

INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, vol.43, no.3, pp.357-361, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Patients with pulmonary contusion (PC) are at increased risk of development of complications and death after trauma. The early diagnosis and determination of severity of PC could improve clinical outcomes. The aim of the study was to determine the diagnostic value of ischaemia-modified albumin (IMA) in a PC model in rats.