Abstract:We read the comment and the related article of Yucel et al. 1 They studied an experimental blunt chest trauma model and claimed that the weight and height used in our experimental model was too much for rats. In our study, we conducted an experimental study to evaluate the effect of dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) and dexamethasone to lung injury occurred secondary to blunt chest trauma in rat model. Therefore, we had to use a previously proven experimental model. We used modified version of the model of Raghavendran… Show more
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