The Effects of Erdosteine on Tracheal Healing in Rats


Karapolat S. , Gezer S., Yildirim U., Dumlu T., Karapolat B., Ozaydin I., ...More

ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.20, no.1, pp.31-37, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.31-37

Abstract

Background. Proliferating scar tissue and strictures, which are still serious problems of tracheal surgery, are caused by an inflammatory reaction with subsequent edema and granulation tissue. Tracheal stenosis leads to severe morbidity and multiple surgical operations are sometimes needed in those patients.