Traditionally, the enzyme myeloperoxidase (MPO) was almost exclusively associated with the phenomenon of innate immunity. For almost a century, most of the studies that were carried out on this enzyme were directed towards elucidating the intricate biochemical mechanisms involved in bacterial killing . The unique ability of this enzyme to generate the… (More)
End stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on hemodialysis (HD) have an increased oxidative stress, with a high risk of atherosclerosis and other co-morbid conditions. Recent studies have suggested that myeloperoxidase (MPO)—mediated oxidative stress may play a role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular complications in dialysis patients. Furthermore, dialysis… (More)
Filler injections are the most common aesthetic procedures used for volume correction. Various techniques have been described in the use of fillers. This article reviews the available literature on a new technique using the intraoral approach for injection of fillers.