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The effect of orthodontic treatment on the lower anterior face height (ANS-Me) is of fundamental importance to the orthodontist. However, the choice between the two main methods of treatment, extraction versus nonextraction, is not clear cut. It is believed that the extraction method decreases ANS-Me, whereas nonextraction methods result in an increase in(More)
Macrolide antibiotics have been shown to protect airway epithelial cells and macrophages from sulfur mustard (SM)-induced cytotoxicity. In the current study, the efficacy of roxithromycin in ameliorating SM-induced respiratory injury was further evaluated in a rat model. Anesthetized rats (N = 8/group) were intratracheally exposed to SM by vapor inhalation.(More)
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