Evaluation of oxidative stress after fractures. A preliminary study.

@article{Prasad2003EvaluationOO,
  title={Evaluation of oxidative stress after fractures. A preliminary study.},
  author={Ganesh Prasad and Mandeep Singh Dhillon and Madhu Khullar and Onkar Nath Nagi},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={546-51}
}
In a preliminary attempt to see if oxidative stress occurs after major fractures, we evaluated two groups of patients sustaining a single fracture (Group A) and multiple fractures (Group B), and compared them with healthy controls (Group C). Indirect evaluation using plasma was done, as serial samples directly from bone could not be taken in humans. We measured plasma levels of malonyldialdehyde (MDA), which depicts the lipid peroxide content, and the unstable nitric Acid (indirectly through… CONTINUE READING
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