Serum Trace Elements and Heavy Metal Levels in Patients Diagnosed with Chronic Otitis Media and Their Association with Surgical Treatment Outcomes


Bozan N. , Dinc M. E. , Demir H. , Yalinkilic A. , Gonullu E., Turan M. , ...More

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY, vol.13, no.3, pp.345-348, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/iao.2017.3617
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.345-348

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the serum iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), manganese (Mn), copper (Cu), magnesium (Mg), cobalt (Co), and lead (Pb) levels in patients with chronic otitis media (COM) and to evaluate the association of the serum levels of these elements with treatment outcomes.