THE ROLE OF SULPHUR-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS IN THE PATHOGENESIS AND TREATMENT OF CNLD
V. N. Solopov, I. I. Reznikov, A. G. Chuchalin
The role of sulphur-containing compounds in the pathogenesis of internal diseases, and chronic non-specific lung diseases (CNLD) in particular, has been discussed. Data are given on the use of agents whose mechanism of action is based on interaction between sulphur-containing groups of organs and tissues. The diagnostic significance of determination of the concentration of free sulphhydryl groups in the patients' organism is discussed. Data are given on the dynamic changes in the content of sulphhydryl groups in the sputum of CNLD patients. Clinical examples are discussed.
«Klin. Med.» (Msk.), 1988, №6 с. 60-63.