Alterations in Antioxidant Vitamins in Bronchial Asthma and Its Correlation with Spirometry


Bronchial asthma may result in oxidant/antioxidant imbalance. Antioxidant vitamins E and C concentrations were estimated in plasma of asthmatics that were also simultaneously subjected to spirometry and matched with healthy controls showing significant changes in both the vitamin concentrations. Vitamin C showed strong correlation whereas vitamin E was not correlated with spirometry.

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S. Hassan, I. Ahmad, R. Ghani and M. Sarwar, "Alterations in Antioxidant Vitamins in Bronchial Asthma and Its Correlation with Spirometry," Pharmacology & Pharmacy, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 133-138. doi: 10.4236/pp.2013.42019.

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