Effects of exogenous vitamin E supplementation on the levels of oxidants and antioxidants in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

@article{Daga2003EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of exogenous vitamin E supplementation on the levels of oxidants and antioxidants in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  author={Mradul kumar Daga and Rashmi Chhabra and Bhavneesh K Sharma and Trinath Kumar Mishra},
  journal={Journal of Biosciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={28},
  pages={7-11}
}
Oxidative stress has been recognized as a central feature of smoke induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Imbalance between oxidant and antioxidant enzymes is also an established fact in these patients. But studies in regard to stable COPD patients and effect of vitamin E supplementation are lacking. Thirty patients with COPD were included in the study. Their baseline clinical examination, spirometry, plasma malondialdehyde (MDA), alpha-tocopherol and red blood cell superoxide… CONTINUE READING
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