- Erythrocyte deformability, plasma viscosity and oxidative status in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndromeNeslihan Dikmenoglu
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
Sleep Med 7:255-61. 2006..In patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), diurnal changes of plasma viscosity and erythrocyte deformability were measured to elucidate the possible mechanism of cardiovascular diseases in OSAS patients...
- Melatonin prevents lipid peroxidation in human erythrocytes but augments deterioration of deformability after in vitro oxidative stressNeslihan Dikmenoglu
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 40:235-42. 2008..05). These findings indicate that melatonin exerts antioxidant effect on lipids. Deterioration of erythrocyte deformability may be due to a separate pro-oxidative action on proteins...