Levels of reactive oxygen species in rat tympanic membranes after incisional versus radiofrequency myringotomy


Sakalli E., Baylancicek S. , YÜKSEL M., Erdurak S. C. , Dadas B.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.77, no.5, pp.792-795, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2013.02.013
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.792-795

Abstract

Objective: A close relationship between reactive oxygen species (ROS) and myringosclerosis, which is a common complication of myringotomy, was recently reported. The objective of this study was to measure ROS levels directly in rat tympanic membranes using luminol-aided chemiluminescence (CL) in order to compare the levels of ROS after incisional and radiofrequency (RF) myringotomy.