Shahin Abdollahi

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OBJECTIVE Phospholipase A2 (PLA2) plays a major part in growth regulation, differentiation and inflammation. It has been proposed as an evaluating marker for infection and inflammation. The aim of this study was to investigate activity of serum type II secretory PLA2 (sPLA2 IIa) in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and recurrent infective tonsillitis (RT) in(More)
OBJECTIVE Tonsillar hypertrophy cells appear to have an altered lipid metabolism as evidenced by modulated inflammatory cytokines that affect tissue lipid metabolism. The aim of this study was to investigate differences in tissue fat composition between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and recurrent infective tonsillitis (RT) in children. METHODS Tonsillar(More)
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