[Activity of the antioxidant system in patients with idiopathic proctocolitis and the effect of 5-aminosalicylic acid (Salofalk)].

@article{Beo1994ActivityOT,
  title={[Activity of the antioxidant system in patients with idiopathic proctocolitis and the effect of 5-aminosalicylic acid (Salofalk)].},
  author={I Beńo and Marta Staruchov{\'a} and Katar{\'i}na Volkovov{\'a} and D Mekinov{\'a} and P R Bobek and Martina Jurcovicov{\'a}},
  journal={Bratislavske lekarske listy},
  year={1994},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={99-102}
}
There is a close relationship between inflammation and reactive oxygen species (ROS). Primary source of ROS are activated leucocytes. Antioxidant system protects organism against the deleterious effect of ROS. The aim of the present study was to follow the activity of antioxidant system in blood and colonic mucosa of 17 patients with idiopathic proctocolitis. All patients were treated with 5-aminosalicylic acid (Salofalk), 7 patients with a combination of prednison. The following biochemical… CONTINUE READING