Dynamic Thiol/Disulphide Homeostasis a Promising New Marker in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in Children: A Case Control Study of Acute Appendicitis and Abdominal Pain

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Mirapoglu S. L., Guler E. M., BEKTAY M. Y., KOÇYİĞİT A., Vehbilzzettin F.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.12, no.1, pp.82-86, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.33808/clinexphealthsci.814301
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.82-86
  • Keywords: Thiol, disulphide homeostasis, appendicitis, pediatric population, pediatric appendicitis, OXIDATIVE STRESS, PLASMA, INFLAMMATION, GLUTATHIONE, METABOLISM, CYSTEINE, RULE
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: One of the most common emergency surgery in pediatric surgery is due to acute appendicitis (AA). The diagnosis of AA is usually made using with the clinical score using clinical signs, symptoms, and laboratory tests. But symptoms and signs are not always typical, and this situation put clinician in a compelling situation. The range of misdiagnosis of AA is between 28-57 % between 2-12 years old children. Thiol/Disulphide homeostasis is an important indicator of oxidative stress and inflammation. This study is aimed to evaluate and compare the feasibility of thiol/disulphide levels in pediatric patients with AA and abdominal pain (AP).