A new horizon in the treatment of biofilm-associated tonsillitis


Ciftci Z., Develioglu O., Arbak S., Ozdoganoglu T., GÜLTEKİN E.

THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES IN RESPIRATORY DISEASE, vol.8, no.3, pp.78-83, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1753465814529177
  • Journal Name: THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES IN RESPIRATORY DISEASE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-83
  • Keywords: biofilm, brushing, chronic tonsillitis, scanning electron microscopy, treatment, MICROBIAL BIOFILMS, BACTERIAL BIOFILMS, INFECTIONS, ULTRASOUND, CHILDREN, DISEASES
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To demonstrate the efficacy of tonsil brushing in patients with chronic tonsillitis to remove the microbial biofilm on the tonsil surface using an in vitro model.